First-Year Families

Orientation Begins on Monday, August 28!

Here are some helpful links to help you plan your Orientation schedule.  Please note - events and programming for international families begins on Monday, August 28, and for domestic students on August 30.  There is programming for parents on each of these days.  For the most up to date schedule of Orientation events, please check out Wellesley College Guidebook.  To download Guidebook, follow these simple steps:

  • Open the App store (available on iOS, Android, and web), search for Wellesley Guidebook (you should have it from accessing SLT schedule)
  • Open the Guidebook App, search for “2017 Wellesley College Orientation” to access.
  • Click “Download Guide”



We look forward to welcoming you and your student.  We hope you'll join us for parent and family receptions at the close of Orientation on both Monday and Wednesday at Wellesley College Club (at the intersection of College Road and Washington Street).  We'll be there to answer questions and welcome you to the Wellesley College community from 4pm - 5:30pm on Monday and 5:30pm - 7:00pm on Wednesday.

As always, if you have any questions, please contact us at