Registration & Calendar

PE Registration and Calendar

2018-19 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
Term 2 Wed-Thur, Oct 17-18, 8am-11pm Students needing credit All students
Sem 2/Term 3 Wed-Thur, Jan 30-31, 8am-11pm Srs & Jrs needing credit All students
Term 4 Wed-Thur, Mar 13-14, 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

  • 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.
  • Skiing/Snowboarding: Contact Monica Verity

Physical Education Calendar, 2018-19

Fall 2018
Mon, Sep 3, 2018 Labor Day No Classes
Tue, Sep 4, 2018 Academic Classes Begin  
Wed-Thur, Sep 5-6, 2018 Term1/Sem1 PE Registration  
Tue, Sep 11, 2018 Term1/Sem1 PE Classes Begin  
Mon-Tue, Oct 8-9, 2018 Fall Break No Classes
Wed-Thur, Oct 17-18, 2018 Term 2 PE Registration  
Thu, Oct 25, 2018 Term 1 PE Classes End  
Fri, Oct 26, 2018 Term 2 PE Classes Begin  
Tue, Oct 30, 2018 Tanner Conference No Classes
Nov 21-23, 2018 Thanksgiving Break No Classes
Tue, Dec 11, 2018 Fall Classes End  
Dec 12-13 and 15-16, 2018 Reading Period  
Dec 14, 17-20, 2018 Final Examinations  
Fall Break is Mon-Tue, Oct 8-9
Tanner is Tue, Oct 30
Thanksgiving Break is Wed-Fri, Nov 21-23
No substitute days
Spring, 2019
Jan 3-24, 2019 Wintersession  
Mon, Jan 28, 2019 Spring Classes Start  
Wed-Thurs, Jan 30-31, 2019 Term 3/Sem 2 PE Registration  
Mon, Feb 4, 2019
Term 3/Sem 2 PE Classes Begin
Mon, Feb 18, 2019 Presidents' Day No Classes
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 Monday Schedule Substitute Day
Wed-Thurs, Mar 13-14, 2019 Term 4 PE Registration  
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 Term 3 PE Classes End  
Mar 21-31, 2019 Spring Break No Classes
Mon, Apr 1, 2019 Term 4 PE Classes Begin  
Mon, Apr 15, 2019 Patriot's Day No Classes
Wed, May 1, 2019 Ruhlman Conference No Classes
Fri, May 10, 2019 Spring Classes End  
May 11-14, 2019 Reading Period  
May 15-21, 2019 Final Examinations  
Fri, May 31, 2019 Commencement  
Presidents' Day is Mon, Feb 18
Tue, Feb 19, is a Monday schedule (one substitute day)
Term 4 starts after Spring Break
Spring Break is a week-and-a-half, Mar 21- 31
Patriots' Day is Mon, Apr 15
Ruhlman is Wed, May 1