Family Weekend

Crew on Lake Waban
Legacy Photo 2013

Join us October 17-19, 2014!

Click HERE to register for the weekend


Families are invited to attend Friday classes with their student.

View our online program for up to date information about events. This Guidebook app can also be downloaded on your smartphone or tablet.

To preview the printed program, click here. Copies will be available at Registration in the Lulu.



Friday, October 17

8:30-4pm Attend classes
1-2pm Campus tour
2-4:15pm Center for Work and Service Overview
2-3pm Study Abroad Information Session
3-4:30pm Houghton Chapel Tour and Tea
3:15-4pm Lecture: Olga Shurchkov '01, economics
4-6pm Guild of Carillonneurs Open Tower
4:30-6pm Reception at the Davis Museum
6-8:30pm Hillel Shabbat Service and Oneg
6-7:30pm Blue Nation student-athlete dinner
7:30-9pm Jazz/World and A capella Concert
9pm Observatory Tour
9pm S'mores


Saturday, October 18

8:00-9:15am Parent Breakfast
8:30-10am Crew Shell Christening and Alumnae Regatta
9:30-10:15am President's Address
10:30-11:15am Lecture: Beth DeSombre, environmental studies
10:30-11:15am Lecture: Lee Cuba, sociology
10:30-11:15am Panel: Wellesley Today-Our Students and Our Campus
11-5pm Davis Museum Open House
11-1pm Harambee House Jazz Brunch
11-1pm Rugby vs Mount Holyoke
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Lisa Rodensky '84, english
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Paul Fisher, American Studies
11:30-12:15pm Lecture: Orit Shaer, computer science
11:30-12:15pm Panel: Wellesley Today-Our Students and Our Campus
12-2pm Community Lunch. Click here for the menu
12pm Field Hockey VS Springfield
12:15pm Legacy Photograph
1pm Soccer VS WPI
1-2pm Campus Tour
2-2:45pm Lecture: Stacie Goddard, political science
2:45pm Class of 2017 Tree Planting
3-4:30pm Choir and Chamber Singers concert
4:30-8pm Hall of Fame dinner and ceremony: for pre-registered guests only
7:30pm Dessert reception at Hall of Fame


Full Spectrum: From Wellesley to the Big Bang: Persis Drell '77 P'16, Newly appointed Dean of Stanford University School of Engineering and Director Emerita,  SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory.

Sunday, October 19

8:15-8:45am Morning Multifaith Meditation
9:30am Blue Nation Fun Run
9:30-10:30am Protestant Gatherings
10:30am Head of the Charles Send-off
11-1pm Hindu Puja and Brunch
2-4pm Guild of Carillonneurs Open Tower


Discover Wellesley Weekend

If you have a prospective high school senior in the class of 2015, this is a wonderful opportunity to include her in exploring what makes Wellesley College extraordinary. Activities start on Sunday, October 19 at noon. Please click here for further details.



Save the Date!

Family & Friends Weekend and Homecoming will be on October 17-19, 2014. 


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