PE Registration and Calendar


2016-17 PE Registration Dates

Term/Semester Dates Day 1 Day 2
Semester 1/Term 1 Wed-Thur, Sep 7-8, 8am-11pm Class of 2020 All students
Term 2 Wed-Thur, Oct 19-20, 8am-11pm Students needing credit All students
Semester 2/Term 3 Wed-Thur, Jan 25-26, 8am-11pm Jrs and Srs needing credit All students
Term 4 Wed-Thur, Mar 1-2, 8am-11pm Students needing credit All students

Registration Policies

  • Students may enroll in one class online and place themselves on one waitlist. 
  • Students registered for a class must attend the first session to hold their spots.
  • Waitlisted students must attend the first class meeting to officially join their class. If space is available, the instructor will add them to the roster in priority order of those in attendance. 
  • Students may take more than one PE class during a given term or semester. To join a second class, the student will need to attend the first session to see if space is available. 
  • Courses may be taken only once for credit. There are no exceptions.

Registration Procedures 

  • Log into MyWellesley.
  • Click on the “Student -Self Service” tab at the top.
  • In the Banner Self-Service portlet, click on:  “Banner Self-Service,” then "Student Services", then "PE Menu," then "PE Registration"
  • Review the instructions on the main PE Registration page, then click ‘Register for PE classes.’
  • Click the radio button next to the course you would like to take (you may click on only one radio button) and then click ‘Submit’ at the bottom of the page. Follow the online instructions to confirm your registration.
  • To add your name to a waitlist, click “Back to Course List” on the registration confirmation page to select your waitlist class.


  • Make sure you are registering during your assigned time slot.
  • If you are still not able to register, contact Tom Wilson (x2004).
  • Questions? Contact Tom Wilson, Physical Education Registrar (twilson1 or x2004).

Adding/Dropping a PE class 

  • During online registration:  Go to the PE Menu folder in Banner Self Service and select Add/Drop.  Follow the online prompts.
  • After online registration has ended:  To add a class, you will need to attend the first class meeting; the instructor will add you to the roster if space is available. To drop a class, contact the instructor or the Physical Education Registrar, Tom Wilson (

Auditor Registration (Anchor)

  • Students who have already completed the PE Requirement (“auditors”) are able to register for classes online on the second day of each registration. There is no limit to the number of classes students may audit during their time at Wellesley. (top)

Courses Unavailable Online

  • Varsity Team: Contact appropriate coach
  • Dorm/Class Crew: Contact Seth Hussey
  • Dana Hall Horseback Riding: Contact the Riding Center at 781.237.0728.
  • Skiing/Snowboarding: Contact Monica Verity

Physical Education Calendar, 2016-17


Fall 2016    
Thur, Sep 1, 2016 Fall Classes Begin  
Mon, Sep 5, 2016 Labor Day No Classes
Wed-Thur, Sep 7-8, 2016 Term1/Sem1 PE Registration  
Mon, Sep 12, 2016 Term1/Sem1 PE Classes Begin  
Fri, Sep 30, 2016 President's Inauguration No Classes
Mon-Tue, Oct 10-11, 2016 Fall Break No Classes
Wed-Thur, Oct 19-20, 2016 Term 2 PE Registration  
Wed, Oct 26, 2016 Term 1 PE Classes End  
Thur, Oct 27, 2016 Tanner Conference No Classes
Fri, Oct 28, 2016 Term 2 PE Classes Begin  
Nov 23-25, 2016 Thanksgiving Break No Classes
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 Fall Classes End  
Dec 13-15, 2016 Reading Period  
Dec 16-22, 2016 Final Examinations Begin  
Fall Break is Mon-Tue, Oct 10-11  
Tanner is Thur, Oct 27  
Thanksgiving Break is Wed-Fri, Nov 23-25  
No substitute days  
Spring, 2017    
Jan 3-23, 2017 Wintersession  
Tue, Jan 24, 2017 Spring Classes Start  
Wed-Thurs, Jan 25-26, 2017 Term 3/Sem 2 PE Registration  
Mon, Jan 30, 2017 Term 3/Sem 2 PE Classes Begin  
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 Presidents' Day No Classes
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 Monday Schedule Substitute Day
Wed-Thurs, Mar 1-2, 2017 Term 4 PE Registration  
Fri, Mar 10, 2017 Term 3 PE Classes End  
Mon, Mar 13, 2017 Term 4 PE Classes Begin  
Mar 27-31, 2017 Spring Break No Classes
Mon, Apr 17, 2017 Patriot's Day No Classes
Thur, Apr 20, 2017 Monday Schedule Substitute Day
Wed, Apr 26, 2017 Ruhlman Conference No Classes
Thur, May 4, 2017 Spring Classes End  
May 4-8, 2017 Reading Period   
May 9-15, 2017 Final Examinations  
Fri, May 26, 2017 Commencement  
Presidents' Day is Mon, Feb 20  
Tue, Feb 21, is a Monday schedule  
Term 4 starts two weeks before Spring Break  
Spring Break is one week, Mar 27-31  
Patriots' Day is Mon, Apr 17  
Thur, Apr 20, is a Monday schedule  
Ruhlman is Wed, Apr 26