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The New Student Orientation program is now seeking performers for In the Company of Others 2014. This important peer theater piece is a central aspect of the New Student Orientation. In the Company of Others is a time when ten students share their experiences with new students in the hopes of sparking conversation regarding what […]

Please be aware that Wesleyan students who are U.S. citizens may vote in their home state or in Connecticut. Some state scholarships have residency requirements, so you are encouraged to check your home state’s regulations before deciding where to vote. VOTER REGISTRATION To register in Middletown: Connecticut Voter Registration Applications are available http://www.sots.ct.gov/sots/cwp/view.asp?a=3179&q=489908#VoterRegistrationForms and at […]

Join members of Wesleyan Students for Disability Rights for dinner and a lively conversation about the politics, history, and controversies surrounding language used to talk about disabilities and people with disabilities. Information about disability services will also be available. Afterwards, students with disabilities will be available to discuss their experiences on campus. All are welcome! […]

When you arrive on campus this year and start your classes, we hope you’ll take advantage of both the people and resources in the library to help you with your research assignments.  The library has a great program in place to help you do just that – we provide you with your own librarian, My […]

The Academic Self Reflection essay is intended to help new students think about where they have been–and where they are going–in their academic careers. Please take an hour or so to reflect upon the prompt and write a thoughtful response. There are no right or wrong answers; the exercise is purposely open-ended to encourage freedom […]

The August 1 deadline is rapidly approaching for uploading a photograph for your WesCard ID card and for selecting your meal plan. Both the WesCard photo upload and your meal plan selection need to be done prior to arriving on campus. You need your ID to be able to eat as well as to gain […]

If you have not already done so, please be sure your student account is paid in full by August 1. To view current account information click on “Student Account” from within your Student Portfolio. If you would like a guest to view this same information you must provide guest access from within your Student Portfolio. […]

Middletown is much more than a nice place to walk around and pick up the laundry basket you forgot on Main Street. It’s definitely worth taking time to explore your new hometown during your first few months at college. This list contains just a few of the places off campus that can brighten your time […]

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 […]

Peer Advisors provide students with information about the curriculum and course registration and also serve as a source for academic resource referrals. During New Student Orientation, Peer Advisors will be available in residence halls and at different sites throughout campus to help new students prepare for individual meetings with faculty advisors. Peer Advisors will be […]

The Student Academic Resources Network (SARN) coordinates programs for intellectual enrichment and academic support. The Network’s goals are to foster a community culture that recognizes the relationship between intellectual growth and personal development; to ensure that students know about and are encouraged to seek out appropriate services; and to share information among programs and constituents […]

As you plan for your arrival in the Fall, please review the Faculty and Student Advising Handbook. The Handbook is designed to help you achieve your educational goals by providing advice on how to get the most out of your relationship with your faculty advisor as you build your program of study over the course […]

Any day now you should be receiving a mailing from the Office of New Student Orientation with important information to help you prepare for your arrival to Wesleyan on August 31 for New Student Orientation. In addition to a link to the Faculty and Student Advising Handbook, which provides an overview of Wesleyan’s philosophy of […]