Student Organizations



Wellesley Energy and Environmental Defense (WEED) – WEED is an organization that works to address campus-wide environmental issues in order to lessen Wellesley’s impact on the environment. WEED argues for the adoption and implementation of and environmental policy that would require Wellesley to commit to demanding the highest environmental integrity from the entire college community; to educate all members of the Wellesley College community about our environmental initiatives and changes in environmental policy in the world; and to be involved in activism to bring about changes in policy.

Regeneration – Regeneration is a farm started and maintained by Wellesley College students. They strive to farm organically, advocate food justice, and raise consciousness of sustainable agriculture in our communities. 

Slow Food Wellesley – Slow Food Wellesley is a student organization that works under the tenets of the International Slow Food Movement by promoting good, clean and fair food. These themes motivate them to learn about, communicate and explore the complex food issues of our day.

Students for a Just and Stable Future (SJSF) – SJSF is Wellesley’s branch of statewide, student-led network leading the way towards solutions to the climate crisis. SJSF campaigns for bold, tangible solutions to the climate crisis on campus-wide and regional level. Their mission is to ensure a just and stable future for current and future generations.

Sustainability Cooperative (SCoop)– Residents of the Sustainability Co-op focus on ways to reduce their environmental footprint in effective and practical ways: they cook their own meals from sustainably grown food, and strive to reduce energy and water usage. Additionally, SCoop plans outreach programs to cultivate a culture of environmentalism on Wellesley’s campus, and serves as a community space for programs with a similar focus. 

Outing Club – The Outing Club's mission is to organize events and outings in which Wellesley students can go on great adventures while building a community that has interests in outdoor activities. They aim to provide fun and stress-relieving activities that help students stay active and try new things. They provide an array of outings to adhere to the interests of their club members. Regular outings that occur frequently include: hiking, biking, and rock-climbing. Additionally, they plan trips dependent on the desires of the members of the club. Examples of such trips include: white water rafting, camping, back packing, snow shoeing, cross countru skiing, and organiz farm trip, the list is endless as long as there are members willing to take part in the planning of the events.

El Table – El Table is a student-run cooperative café located in the basement of Founders that serves sandwiches, salads, soups, and snacks. El Table seeks to give its customers natural and organic choices where possible, from companies with sustainable business practice.

 

Contact Us

Contact Us

Environmental Studies Program
Pendleton Hall East 227
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481

Jay Turner
Director

Jessica Hunter
Program Coordinator

Tel: 781.283.2800