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Be a part of the solution and learn more about water issues at the FYM Feet to the Fire faculty seminars this afternoon from 4-5:30 p.m.  The Water Crisis in the American West – Prof. Peter Patton, E&ES, Shanklin 107 Oceans, Boats, and Human History – Prof. Vijay Pinch, HIST, PAC002 Water, Water Everywhere, Nor […]


WELCOME TO THE WES COMMUNITY!!   We are glad you are here!!

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 […]

A parent sent me this article by a rising first-year student for more suggestions about what to bring with you.  Check it out at “Top 10 Necessities for High School Graduates”.

This year’s Common Moment promises to be a memorable experience!  Produced by the amazing staff at Wesleyan’s Center for the Arts, it will include incredible drumming, rhythmic movement, Prometheus (Wesleyan’s fire spinners), a human histogram, and of course, ice cream.   As a class, you get to showcase drumming and dance movements from six different cultures—Korean, […]

The First Year Matters program will offer four faculty seminars during New Student Orientation that will explore this year’s theme of water from the discipline of the faculty presenter.  One seminar features a discussion between two professors, a humanist and a scientist, who will talk about issues connected to water contamination, ground water depletion and […]

Wescard: Photo Deadline

July 19 is the deadline to upload a 2″ by 2″ passport photograph for your Wesleyan ID Card and, like all deadlines, it is rapidly approaching.  Please go into your e-portfolio now under “Student Life” to upload your picture.   If you are unable to upload a picture you can send it to:  Wesleyan University, […]

Placement Testing

Placement testing in math is required of all new students. In addition, foreign language placement tests are required of new students who have studied a language previously and are considering further study while at Wesleyan. Placement tests are available online through the e-portfolio. For additional information, click here. Sign up for the Chinese and Japanese […]

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