Financial Aid Office: Info Session & Money Matters Orientation Workshops

The Financial Aid Office extends a hearty welcome to the Class of 2021!  Our office is responsible for the administration of scholarships, loans and work-study employment. We offer individual loan counseling and financial literacy workshops to interested students and provide guidance on the financial implications involved with taking a leave of absence or studying abroad.  … Read moreFinancial Aid Office: Info Session & Money Matters Orientation Workshops

Advice from a former Peer Advisor: Don’t Be Nervous!

Peer Advisor Rachel Earnhardt ’17 wrote this for the incoming Class of 2020, but good advice never gets old! It was in the Container Store, standing among clearance laundry baskets and desk organizing supplies sometime in early August, that I had a *minor* meltdown about starting college. Somehow, browsing for reasonably priced, but sturdy dorm … Read moreAdvice from a former Peer Advisor: Don’t Be Nervous!

Thoughts from a Peer Advisor: Tips and Tricks for NSO

Tips and Tricks for NSO Welcome to Wes!  We hope you are getting excited to come to campus for New Student Orientation (NSO).  NSO is a whirlwind of activities, new friends, and unique opportunities—but it can also feel like a tornado of messy dorm rooms, strange new buildings, and first-day-of-school nerves that you haven’t experienced … Read moreThoughts from a Peer Advisor: Tips and Tricks for NSO

Reminder–FYM Reading of Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Dear New Wesleyan Students, Be prepared to share your thoughts and ideas when faculty, administrators, and fellow students engage you in conversation about Citizen: An American Lyric by MacArthur Genius grant-winning poet Claudia Rankine on Friday, September 1 of New Student Orientation. All information regarding FYM 2021 can be found at: http://wesleyan.edu/orientation/first_year_matters.html. The themes associated with … Read moreReminder–FYM Reading of Citizen by Claudia Rankine

Academic Reflection Essay — Do It!

If you have not had a chance to do your Academic Reflection Essay, located in your “Orientation Checklist & Resources,”  make sure that you complete and submit it in within the next week.  It is a good exercise in processing the past as you think about the future and helps you to focus in on … Read moreAcademic Reflection Essay — Do It!

First Year Matters Reading: Citizen

Claudia Rankine’s Citizen recounts mounting racial aggressions in ongoing encounters in our twenty-first-century daily lives and in the media. Some of these encounters are slight, seemingly slips of the tongue, and some are intentional offensives in the classroom, at the supermarket, at home, on the tennis court with Serena Williams and the soccer field with … Read moreFirst Year Matters Reading: Citizen

Summer Sendoff Gatherings! Meet new classmates!

Summer Sendoffs 2017 All members of the Wesleyan community are invited to attend Summer Sendoff gatherings. These casual socials are hosted by alumni and parents and are the perfect opportunity to welcome our newest students and their families to Wesleyan. Sendoffs are currently scheduled for: Atlanta, GA, June 20th Austin, TX, July 16th Bay Area, … Read moreSummer Sendoff Gatherings! Meet new classmates!

Welcome!!

Welcome to Wesleyan, Class of 2021!! We are thrilled that you will be joining the Wesleyan community this fall.  In preparation for that, you will be receiving two emails today: 1) one with your email address, user name and password from Paul Turenne, the senior associate registrar, so check your spam if you do not receive it; … Read moreWelcome!!