Schedule of Events For
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

08:30 am - 04:30 pm
Event Registration
Families come and register students/parents for WesFest 2015.
Location: Office of Admission, Beach Conference Room

09:00 am - 09:45 am
WesFest Welcome
Remarks by Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Nancy Hargrave Meislahn, and student representatives.
Location: Fayerweather, Beckham Hall

09:00 am - 05:00 pm
Financial Aid Office Drop-In Hours
Financial Aid representatives are available to answer questions.
Location: Office of Financial Aid, North College, 2nd Floor

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Residential Life Panel
Join Director of Residential Life Fran Koerting, and student panelists for a Q and A about living on campus.
Location: Exley Science Center, Room 184 (Woodhead Lounge)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Office of Internatonal Studies Drop-In Hours
Stop in and learn about Wesleyan's 150 academic programs in nearly 50 countries.
Location: Fisk Hall, Room 105

10:00 am - 03:00 pm
Campus Tours
Tours will leave from the Office of Admission patio every hour, on the hour, beginning at 10 a.m. and ending with a 3 p.m. tour. Please note: tours will last 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Location: Office of Admission Patio

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Film Studies Tour
Take a guided tour of the Center for Film Studies.
Location: Center for Film Studies Lobby

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Parent-to-Parent Panel
Join us for this interactive discussion with parents of current students. Bring your questions.
Location: Fayerweather, Beckham Hall

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Student-to-Student Panel
Meet current Wes students for an honest and informative discussion about life, academics, and activities at Wesleyan. This panel is for students only.
Location: Usdan University Center, Room 108

11:00 am - 02:00 pm
Lunch
Looking for lunch? Visit the Usdan University Center Marketplace. Kosher food is also available. Tickets for sale for $5 at registration. Visitors only.
Location: Usdan University Center, Marketplace

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Alumni Keynote Speaker, Bruce Eric Kaplan '87
Bruce Eric Kaplan, also known as BEK, is an American artist whose single-panel cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker for more than 20 years. He also is a television writer and producer and has worked on TV shows such as Seinfeld and Six Feet Under. Currently, he is a writer and executive producer of Girls. In addition, he is a successful children's book author and illustrator, most notably of the best-selling Monsters Eat Whiny Children.
Location: Fayerweather, Beckham Hall

12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Early Decision Student Mingle
Meet fellow ED students and then head over to Usdan University Center Marketplace for lunch. Kosher food also is available. Tickets for sale for $5 at registration. Visitors only.
Location: Office of Admission Patio

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Science Programs Information Session / Science Facilities Tour
Professors representing various science departments will talk about the many science opportunities at Wesleyan. Afterwards, join an undergraduate science major who will lead a tour of our science facilities.
Location: Exley Science Center, Room 150 (Tischler Hall)

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Student Academic Resources Drop-In Hours
Come by and discuss any concerns you may have regarding services for students at Wesleyan. Find out about the types of accommodations Wesleyan can provide and about the process of establishing a disabilities file with the Deans' Office.
Location: North College, Room 021

01:00 pm - 02:00 pm
Wes in the World
Assistant Director of the Office of International Studies Gail Winter, and current students will talk about the Wesleyan study abroad experience.
Location: Office of Admission, McKelvey Room

01:30 pm - 04:00 pm
Wesleyan Career Center Open House
Visit our newly renovated Career Resource Center and speak with career counselors about the services offered to students.
Location: 41 Wyllys Avenue, Olson Commons

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Hot Topics for Parents
This Q and A session is an opportunity to ask Wesleyan students questions about campus life. This panel is for parents only.
Location: Fayerweather, Beckham Hall

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Science Programs Information Session / Science Facilities Tour
Professors representing various science majors will talk about the many science opportunities at Wesleyan. Afterwards, join an undergraduate science major who will lead a tour of our science facilities.
Location: Exley Science Center, Room 150 (Tischler Hall)

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Student-to-Student Panel
Meet current Wes students for an honest and informative discussion about life, academics, and activities at Wesleyan. This panel is for students only.
Location: Usdan University Center, Room 108

03:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Center for the Arts Tour
Join Director of the Center for the Arts Pam Tatge, and current Wesleyan students for a tour of the arts, music, and theater buildings on campus.
Location: Center for the Arts, Crowell Concert Hall

03:30 pm - 05:30 pm
Meet Your Host
If you have made arrangements through the Office of Admission to stay overnight on campus, this is the time when you'll meet your host. Bring a great attitude and enthusiastic spirit to this gathering of accepted students and hosts. Confirmed pre-registration is required. Please remember to bring your signed medical form and be prompt.
Location: Fayerweather, Beckham Hall

05:00 pm -
Office of Admission Closes
The Office of Admission will reopen tomorrow, Thursday, April 16, at 8:30 a.m.
Location: Office of Admission

06:30 pm - 08:00 pm
Dinner
Gather in the Office of Admission where a group of Wes students will meet you and head to the Usdan University Center Marketplace for dinner and a chat about life at Wesleyan. Parents are welcome to meet each other at this time as well. Kosher food also is available. Tickets for sale for $5 at registration. Visitors only.
Location: Usdan University Center, Marketplace

08:00 pm -
Astronomy Public Observing
Come gaze at the stars through our telescope.
Location: Van Vleck Observatory