Discover Wellesley this fall: First-hand experience, sudden revelations, alarmingly nice people.

Because we're sort of mysterious. And because we attract people who think for themselves and do a lot of research before they make gigantic, life-altering decisions.

Discover Wellesley Weekend Sunday noon - noon Monday noon
October 16-17, 2016
This overnight program is just for seniors. It includes everything in the morning programs (see below), plus class visits, cultural events, and the surreal bonding experience that is a night in a Wellesley residence hall. See tentative weekend schedule and FAQs.
Discover Wellesley Mornings Saturday, September 24, 2016
Monday, October 10 (Columbus Day), 2016
Saturday, November 12, 2016

The morning program, open to all visitors, features campus tours, information sessions, and student panels. See tentative morning schedule.

Please note: During Discover Wellesley programs, we are unable to offer on-campus interviews, and we are unable to provide overnight accommodations or class visits for parents or other guests of student attendees.

Tentative Schedule: Discover Wellesley Weekend

Sunday, October 16, 2016
12-4:45 pm. Registration and Check In
1:00-1:20 pm Welcome
1:30-2:30 pm 
For Parents.
Admission Information Session for Parents
1:30-2:30 pm 
For Students
Demystifying the College Application Process
Come with your questions and get insider tips on applying to Wellesley and making the most of your college experience
2:45-3:45 pm Campus Tours, Museum Tours
2:45-3:45 pm
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Financing a Wellesley Education: Our Commitment to Affordability
Wellesley is committed to giving every student the opportunity to afford an amazing education. Come to this session to learn about what makes Wellesley financially possible. Topics will include financing options as well as tips on applying for financial aid.
4:00-5:00 pm In a World of Possibilities, Why Wellesley?
Q&A with students and alumnae
5:15 pm
for students
Meet Your Hostess (Roommate)
5:15-6:00 pm
for parents
Reception for Parents
We invite parents to relax at the end of the day and enjoy informal conversations with members of the Admission staff.
5:45-6:30 pm
for students
Student Dinner in the Dining Rooms
7:30-8:30 pm Wellesley at Night
Wang Campus Center, Tishman Commons
Enjoy performances by student performance groups.
8:45-9:45 pm Student Organizations Open Meetings
An insider's view of clubs at Wellesley

 

Monday, October 17, 2016
7:30 am
For students
Breakfast for Students and their Hostesses
Residence Hall Dining Rooms
8:15 am 
For students
Luggage Drop-Off
Weaver House (Admission Office), 1st floor
Your swipe cards will no longer work after 9 am, so please leave your luggage at Weaver house while you attend classes and other activities. 
8:30-9:40; 9:50-11;
or 11:10-12:20 
For students
Class Visits for Students
Visit the class you signed up for at check-in. It is best to arrive early so you don't miss the chance to introduce yourself to the professor.
9 am Campus Tours
9 am-4 pm Student Financial Services Open Office Hours
Schneider Center
9 am-10 am
For parents
Living at Wellesley
9:50-11 am
For students
Essay Writing Workshop
10-11 am
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Opening Doors: Opportunities at Wellesley and Beyond
Learn about the Center for Work and Service (CWS), which provides services in recruitment and employment, internships, professional and graduate school advising, fellowships and grants, and initiatives in community and public service.
11 am-12:30 pm Departure
Students and their family members should plan to meet at Weaver House (Admission Office) for luggage pick up. Admission staff are available to answer any remaining questions.

Tentative Schedule: Discover Wellesley Mornings

September 24, October 10 (Columbus Day), November12 
8:45 - 9:45 am
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Registration
8:45 am Campus Tour (optional). The tour departs promptly at 8:45 from your registration location, so arrive at 8:30 if you plan to take this tour. Tour lasts 60-75 minutes. Additional tour at noon.
10:00 - 11:20 am A Glimpse of Wellesley: Q&A with current students and admission counselors
11:20 am - noon Affording Wellesley
Noon

Campus Tour (optional). Tour lasts 60-75 minutes and will end at Visitor Parking.

 

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