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Monthly Archive for August, 2009

Locked Out of Your Room?

Some handy information in case this happens to you during your first couple of days on campus….  See you soon! The time and day that you are locked out determines whom you should call or visit. If you are locked out when the Office of Residential Life is open (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday […]

Campus Safety

Here’s some information from our Public Safety Office about campus safety that I wanted to pass on to you.  It is common-sense advice that is offered just as a reminder as you prepare to transition to campus life. College campuses across the country are generally safe places for the students attending them.  In many instances, […]

Traffic Alert for Arrival Day

Please take note as you make your driving plans for arrival day. The Connecticut Department of Transportation has notified Wesleyan University that road construction on Washington Street (Route 66) between Bernie O’Rourke Drive and Plaza Drive is expected to cause heavy traffic delays weekdays between 6:00 am and 2:30 pm. Work is expected to continue […]

On Friday, August 28, we will be welcoming to campus the nearly 70 international members of the Class of 2013! They will have a full four-day schedule of events designed to help them acclimate to Wesleyan, get a full introduction to the American liberal arts college academic system, shop for the essentials they could not […]

As you think about developing your fall semester course schedule, there are a couple of things to keep in mind.  Overall, you want to think about how your courses relate (or not) to one another and to think about taking courses across divisions (H&A, SBS, NSM) and within a division rather than loading up on […]

Head Residents (HRs) are student staff who supervise Resident Assistants (RAs) in the residential halls. They are seniors who have been RAs in the past, and so have lots of experience with programming and building community. So go ahead and meet your HR!

92:  92 Theater, right next to Memorial Chapel     Argus:  Wesleyan student newspaper     CFA:  Center for the Arts     COL:  College of Letters     CRC:  Career Resources Center     CSS:  College of Social Studies     DFC:  Daniel Family Commons, 3rd floor Usdan     Drop-Add:  A period of time right after school starts, where you can add new classes or drop unwanted […]

Thank you all for submitting the academic skills assessment survey.  Based on what you told us in the survey, we have recommended specific workshops to enhance or reinforce your academic skills in particular areas and to help you negotiate a smooth transition from high school to college.  Do not be alarmed if some of you […]

Bicycle Security

Because of the rise in value of the average bicycle in recent years and the increase of bikes on campus, there has been an increase in the number of bikes stolen on campus.  Most bikes that have been taken are either unsecured or secured with a cable lock, which is easily cut.  If you bring […]

College life, as exciting as it is, can be significantly different from your past experiences. New environment, new friends, new classes, new ideas, new experiences are yours for the taking! There is familiarity with being a student since you’ve been doing that most of your life, but you may need to adapt your study habits […]

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