Student Accounts and Diploma Pick UP



thCAW8JTB4Important Information Regarding Diploma Distribution on May 24 

In order to receive your diploma your Student Account must be in good standing on Wednesday, May 22rd.  You may check on the status of your account at anytime by clicking on “Student Account” in the “Financial Information” section of your e-portfolio. Payment(s) can be made by e-check through the “E-Bill” link in your e-portfolio, paper check made payable to “Wesleyan University” or by cash in person at the Student Accounts Office.

Library Returns

To:     Class of 2013

From: Circulation Department, Wesleyan University Library

Re:     Returning Library Items before the end of the semester

New ImageThe Circulation Department reminds you that all library items need to be returned to the library by May 17, 2013.

Please be advised that during the week of May 20, 2013, the library will process bills to Student Accounts for any items still charged out to your account. You may check your account to see what items are currently checked out to you. Please go to “My Account” from the “Wesleyan Library Catalog.”

If an item is lost or not returned, there will be a replacement fee of $85.00 per item, or a charge for the actual cost of the item if greater. The library reserves the right to charge a non-refundable processing fee of $35.00 per item for items returned damaged.

The Circulation Department will send credit to Student Accounts for items returned after billing.

If you have any questions about your account, please contact our Circulation supervisors, Dianne Kelly or Randy Wilson at  x3967 or e-mail to

Thank you for returning library items by May 17, 2013.

Congratulations on your forthcoming graduation and best wishes in your future endeavors.

EunJoo Lee, Head of Access Services, Olin Library

Moving Out Information for Seniors

Graduating seniors are permitted to stay in their spring residence until 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013.

As you move out, please remember to leave your house in the same condition you found it in when you arrived in the fall.  University facilities staff will inspect your house immediately after you leave.  Fines will be assessed to your student account if they have to provide cleaning services, if there are damages or if furniture is missing.  For more information about fines go to

The following guidelines will help prevent room, or common area damage charges:

  1. Remove all      personal items from your housing unit. Facilities will not hold on to      items left behind in units.
  2. Remove all      trash and debris.
  3. Clean your      refrigerator, stove top, counters, cupboards, inside of oven and the      kitchen floor.
  4. Clean your      bathroom tub/shower, sink, toilet, and bathroom floor.
  5. Wood Frame      Residents we ask that you try to keep the streets and neighborhood as neat      as possible.  Physical      plant will be delivering heavy duty large trash bags on Thursday, May 16th      and Friday May 17th (approximately 15 bags per      house).  Large dumpsters will be placed in the Pine Street Parking      lot, 247 Pine Parking lot, behind 44 Home Avenue and behind 65 Pearl      Street on Monday, May 13th for your use. Please try to place      all your trash in bags in these dumpsters or next to the curb in front of      your house.  Residents who place trash outside, not in bags, will be      charged a minimum of $100.  Additional charges will be assessed if      the cost of cleanup exceeds the amount of the fine. Apartment residents      should place all trash in a nearby dumpster.  Continue to use      curbside recycling bins for any recyclables.
  6. For those      participating in residential composting, empty blue buckets into a      Wesleyan black composting bin and email wesleyancompost@gmail.comwith      your name and campus house address (i.e. 20 Fountain).  Bring cleaned      blue buckets behind  the University Organizing Center (located      between Beta and Eclectic), stacking it beneath the stairs. Please return      your bucket no later than May 22nd.
  7. Donate      items to Waste Not! by bringing them to a collection location by 3 PM on      May 27th.  Do not throw out unwanted furniture by the curb      or leave it on your porch or lawn.  Collection locations for      furniture and other items will be announced via email during the second      week of May.  Bring all items to a nearby collection location.       If an item is too heavy or bulky for you to carry, email to      schedule a pickup.  For a full list of what you can donate, visit       Contact WeSustainability@gmail.comif      you have any questions.
  8. Make sure      all university furniture items are in their appropriate rooms.  Fines      will be assessed for missing, stained or damaged furniture.
  9. Do not      allow rising seniors to store items in your residence.  Those items      will be removed at your expense.
  10. Remember      you must vacant your residence by 4:30      P.M. on Monday      May 27th

Turn in your keys at Residential Life between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27, 2013. You may also place your keys in the drop off key box located between North College and South College.  Place your key in an envelope (one was sent to your WesBox), secure and properly label the envelope with your name, Wes ID, date, building/room number and number of keys.

Please do not place keys from other students in your envelope. If you do not have your envelope and there are no more at the drop box, please take your keys to Public Safety.

Do not plan to mail your keys back to Wesleyan.  Students will be billed for any keys not returned by May 27, 2013.

Celebrating Students 2013: Fulbright Grants Awarded

Congratulations to the following members of the Class of 2013 who received a Fulbright or other award for study/teaching in Germany/Austria for next year:

Victoria Barclay ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Indonesia

Sophia Duncan ’13, Study of history, Morocco

Shemuel Garber ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Germany

Judy Her ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Korea

Cristine Khan ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Colombia

Maria Meara-Bainbridge ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Colombia

Nathan Shane ’13, Study of music, Georgia

Benjamin Soloway ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Turkey

May Lee Watase ’13, Teaching assistantship for English, Germany

In other news, Elena Georgieva ’13 received a German Academic Exchange Service grant for study of organic chemistry in Berlin; Keisha Mayers ’13 received a Baden-Württemberg grant for a year’s study in Germany; and Adam Rashkoff received an Austrian government teaching assistantship for English. 

Minor and Certificate Declaration

If you are pursuing a minor or a certificate and have not yet submitted the declaration form to the Registrar’s Office, please do so today!  Your form must be reviewed by the minor department or certificate director WELL before graduation in order for the minor or certificate to be posted on your transcript. 

Go to your portfolio to “Minor/Certificate Declaration” in the Academic Career bucket, print out the form, get the signatures, and bring the completed form to the Registrar’s Office.

If you have any questions, contact Paul Turenne at or 860-685-2352.

Admission Position Opening

This is a call to all members of the Class of 2013:

The admission office has an opening to join the staff as Assistant Dean of Admission, starting summer 2013 (sometime after July 1, 2013).  The new Assistant Dean will be an entry-level position with a full range of admission duties–the ideal way to “test the waters” of education administration and counseling as a career AND, of course, the opportunity to serve and promote WESLEYAN!

We hope that you might be interested, personally, or know someone who would be terrific in the job.  See the brief description appended below.  The job posting is accessible on-line at:

You need only to file one on-line application to be considered for this position.
If after reading the job description you have any questions contact Kathleen Norris, assistant to the dean of admission, at

With all best wishes, Nancy Hargrave Meislahn, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid

Senior Reception for SBS Majors — Thurs., May 2

Senior Majors, Faculty, and Staff in



are cordially invited to a



4:30-5:30 p.m.

The McKelvey Room, Office of Admission


 Lois Brown, Louise Brown, Annie Burke, Lauren Caldwell, Laura Grabel, Susan Lourie, Sarah Mahurin, Liza McAlister, Marina Melendez, Suzanne O’Connell, Julia Randall, Andrea Roberts, Tula Telfair, and Kari Weil

 Come and toast the Class of 2013 with

 The Roadside Girls’ Song for the Seniors at 5 p.m.!

Hosted by Dean Louise S. Brown

(Seniors must have WesID)