For the things a newly admitted student wants to know! From the practical to the frivolous.

Why choose Wellesley?—student perspectives and advice

Still pondering the life-altering decision to become a Wellesley woman? If so, see how 18 current students answer the question, "Why choose Wellesley?" and share advice, encouragement, and musings.


"This is the place where I found the person I was meant to become!"

Watch "This Is the Place," a compelling film that spotlights alumnae and the impact Wellesley has on their lives. For certain, you will recognize a few famous faces!


A slice of (student) life—nothing fancy, nothing polished

Watch new "Day in the Life" student videos (featuring a bit of physics, badminton, classrooms, dorm rooms, and much more). Follow other students' blogs, and, if you haven't done so already, we highly recommend you watch our playlist videos

More about Wellesley and the College community 

Wellesley Facts and College History
Mission and Values
The Value of a Liberal Art Education
TraditionsStudent Life and Residential Life
Honor Code and Sustainability
Our Diverse Community and Diversity and Inclusion
Religious & Spiritual Life
Heath & Wellness and Athletics


Wellesley's new president, Dr. Paula Johnson (announcement)
The student-run Wellesley News 
News stories 2015-16 
A sampling of news highlights 2015-16


Academic Calendars: Move in day: Aug. 24 (international); Aug 26 (first-years)
Admission Office Calendar: including Spring Open Campus: April 11 and 12
Events Calendar