Opening Memo

January 2020 Wintersession and Residence Hall Opening Information


Thursday, January 23, 2020: Wintersession classes end
Saturday, January 25, 2020: All halls open for spring semester at 9AM
Monday, January 27, 2020: Spring semester classes begin



  • Please refer to the posted scheduled from AVI Fresh for information on specific Dining Hall closing dates.
  • Bates Dining Hall will be open for Wintersession on January 1, 2020 with dinner from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.
  • The regular spring semester meal plan will begin at 5:00pm on Saturday,  January 25, 2020 in all dining halls, with the exception of Stone Davis. Normal dining hours resume on Sunday January 26, 2020.
  • For additional information please refer to the dining services website or call x2297.


  • Parking permits are available 24 hours a day.
  • Permits cost $2.00 per day on weekdays, $10.00 per week and $40.00 for all of Wintersession.
  • Sophomores, juniors and seniors may also pay the $75.00 fee to cover Wintersession and spring semester at Campus Police to register your vehicle.
  • If your vehicle is already registered for the full academic year, you do not need to re-register it.
  • Students with general questions should call the Wellesley College Police Department at x2121.  Specific questions related to parking may be sent to .


  • If you are not going to be here for second semester courses, you may not store anything on campus. Please make arrangements to take your belongings home with you or contact the area storage vendor.  Places you may contact for your storage needs include Boomerang Storage at