Important Dates and Information

WELLESLEY COLLEGE

OFFICE OF RESIDENTIAL LIFE

IMPORTANT DATE INFORMATION FOR 2017-2018

FALL SEMESTER

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 8:00 AM             Halls Open for New Students

Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM        Halls Open for Returning Students

Tuesday, September 5, 2017                             First Day of Class

Monday & Tuesday, October 9-10, 2017              Fall Break (Res Halls Open)

Wednesday-Friday, November 22-24, 2017          Thanksgiving Break (Res Halls Open)

Monday, December 12, 2017                             Classes End

Friday to Thursday Dec 15-21, 2017                    Exam Period

Friday, December 22, 2017 at 12:00 noon       All Residence Halls Close for Break

SPRING SEMESTER:

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 12:00 PM            Res halls reopen for approved students only

Thursday, January 4, 2018                                Wintersession Classes Begin

Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 9:00 AM           Res Halls Open for All Students

Monday, January 29, 2018                                First Day of Class

Thursday-Friday, March 22-30, 2018                   Spring Break (Res Halls Open)

Friday, May 11, 2018                                       Classes End

Wednesday-Tuesday, May 16-22, 2018                Exam Period                                    

Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 12 noon                  Res Halls Close for the Classes of 2019,

2020, and 2021

Friday, June 1, 2018                                       Commencement

Friday, June 1, 2018 at 8:00 PM                        Res Halls Close for the Class of 2018

NEW STUDENTS:

All domestic new students (including First-Year Students, transfer students, resident Davis Scholars and exchange students) will arrive on campus Wednesday, August 30, 2017 with the exception of International new students students and Athletes (special return dates will be communicated). Residence Halls will open at 8:00 am.  Any new student traveling to the Boston area prior to this date and time must make her own arrangements off-campus for accommodations.  All new students may obtain keys in their assigned Residence Hall on August 30, 2017.

RETURNING STUDENTS:

All Upperclasswomen may return to campus beginning Saturday, September 2, 2017 at 9:00 am.  Any Upperclasswomen traveling to the Boston area prior to this date and time must make her own arrangements for accommodations.