Davis Scholars

Wellesley's Davis Degree Program welcomes students of non-traditional ages, who have transferred from schools all over the country to complete their undergraduate education here.

If you are interested in applying to become a Davis Scholar, please visit our Admissions Office web page.  You can learn more about this program here

If you have already been accepted as a Davis Scholar for the Fall 2014 semester, you should visit MyWellesley in order to review the Entering Student Checklist.  Accomplishing these tasks will help you prepare for your arrival on campus this fall.  

Susan Cohen is Dean of the Davis Degree Program, and she is eager to assist you with the evaluation of your transfer credits and with registration for the fall.  Dean Cohen will be available in June at 781.283.2325 to talk about these matters.  You can call 781.283.2325 to set up an appointment or email her at scohen@wellesley.edu

Residence halls will open for new students on August 25, 2014, followed by orientation for all new Davis Scholars from August 26-29.  Fall classes begin on September 2.  Please check back here in the summer for a more detailed schedule of events. 

Students readmitted to Wellesley after an extended period away are often welcomed back as Davis Scholars.  Such students should attend to two tasks in particular:

Submitting required health and immunization information; forms and guidelines are located here

Waiving the College's health insurance, if you are otherwise adequately covered,  Information about this is posted here

Orientation 2014

Download the 2014 Orientation Schedule through Guidebook, or consult a pdf version here.