Registration & Calendar

PE Registration and Calendar

2019-20 PE Registration Dates
Term/Semester Dates Day 1 Day 2
Sem 1/Term 1 Wed-Thur, Sep 5-6, 8am-11pm Incoming First-Years 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

  • 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 for Online Registration

  • Varsity Team: Contact appropriate coach
  • Dorm/Class Crew: Contact Tessa Spillane
  • Dana Hall Horseback Riding: Contact the Riding Center at 781.237.0728.

Physical Education Calendar, 2019-20

Fall 2019
Mon, Sep 2, 2019 Labor Day No Classes
Tue, Sep 3, 2019 Academic Classes Begin  
Wed-Thur, Sep 4-5, 2019 Term1/Sem1 PE Registration  
Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Term1/Sem1 PE Classes Begin  
Mon-Tue, Oct 14-15, 2019 Fall Break No Classes
TBA Term 2 PE Registration  
Thu, Oct 24, 2019 Term 1 PE Classes End  
Fri, Oct 25, 2019 Term 2 PE Classes Begin  
Tue, Oct 29, 2019 Tanner Conference No Classes
Nov. TBA, 2019 Sem 2/Term 3 PE Registration  
Nov 27-29, 2019 Thanksgiving Break No Classes
Tue, Dec 10, 2019 Fall Classes End  
Dec 11-15, 2019 Reading Period  
Dec 16-20, 2019 Final Examinations  
No substitute days
Fall Break is Mon-Tue, Oct 14-15
Tanner is Tue, Oct 29
Thanksgiving Break is Wed-Fri, Nov 27-29
Spring, 2020
Jan 2-23, 2020 Wintersession  
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 Spring Classes Start  
Mon, Feb 3, 2020
Term 3/Sem 2 PE Classes Begin
Mon, Feb 17, 2020 Presidents' Day No Classes
Tue, Feb 18, 2020 Monday Schedule Substitute Day
Mar, TBA, 2020 Term 4 PE Registration  
Fri, Mar 20, 2020 Term 3 PE Classes End  
Mar 21-29, 2020 Spring Break No Classes
Mon, Mar 30, 2020 Term 4 PE Classes Begin  
Mon, Apr 20, 2020 Patriot's Day No Classes
Tue, Apr 28, 2020 Ruhlman Conference No Classes
Wed, Apr 29, 2020 Tuesday Schedule Substitute Day
Wed, May 6, 2020 Spring Classes End  
May 7-10, 2020 Reading Period  
May 11-15, 2020 Final Examinations  
Sun, May 31, 2020 Commencement  
Two substitute days: Feb 18 and Apr 29
Presidents' Day is Mon, Feb 17
Tue, Feb 18, is a Monday schedule
Spring Break is one week, Mar 21- 31
Term 4 starts after Spring Break
Patriots' Day is Mon, Apr 20
Ruhlman is Tue, Apr 28
Wed, Apr 29, is a Tuesday Schedule