ALC 2013

This year, we will be sharing the campus with Friends & Family Weekend ​and Homecoming​. We invite you to come early, before ALC programming begins, and enjoy their activities during the day on Friday and on Saturday morning. A casual dinner will be available on campus on Friday night as well as transportation to and from the hotels, the VERVE Crowne Plaza - Natick and Hampton Inn - Natick.

ALC programming kicks off with lunch at noon on Saturday and concludes with lunch on Sunday​. In addition,​ we encourage you to be on campus by 9:30 AM on Saturday morning to hear President Bottomly speak.

Please see the hotel page for more information on availability of overnight accommodations.

Arriving by Plane

Each Council delegate is responsible for making her own travel arrangements. Council delegates are urged to purchase tickets as far in advance as possible to get the best fares. The best travel fares are often found online. Logan Express buses run regularly from the airport to a variety of suburban Boston locations; you will want to take the Framingham bus. For the VERVE Crowne Plaza – Natick (508.653.8800), a complimentary shuttle from the Framingham Logan Express terminal can be requested between 7:05 am and 11:00 pm. The Hampton Inn will send a shuttle if requested (508.653.5000) between 7:00 am and 10:45 pm.

Arriving by Train

Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor service stops at the Route 128/Westwood-Dedham station. It is a 25-minute taxi drive to the College. Please arrange to have the taxi meet your train, as there are no station services at this location. Local taxi companies include Wellesley Transportation (781.235.2200) and Veterans Taxi (781.235.8294/617.969.8294). 

Arriving by Car

Click here for driving directions to the College.

Click here for directions to the VERVE Crowne Plaza in Natick, MA.

Click here for directions to the Hampton Inn in Natick, MA.

Transportation between the Hotels and Campus

Bus transportation will be provided between the hotels and Wellesley College on Saturday and Sunday. A detailed shuttle schedule will be available in your registration packet.

For more information about Alumnae Leadership Council, contact the Alumnae Association Office at 781.283.2331 or