Open House - October 9, 2017

*Schedule subject to change.  Be sure to stop by the Office of Admission for the most up-to-date program.

8:30am
Registration
Stop by the Office of Admission for a schedule, class list, meal tickets and coffee to start your day!

9:15-9:45am
Welcome and Overview
Opening remarks from Nancy Hargrave Meislahn, Dean of Admission and Financial Aid.

10-10:45am
Affording Wesleyan
Join Bob Coughlin, Director of Financial Aid, for an informative session on affording a Wesleyan education.

10-10:45am
College Life: An Inside Look
Join a dean of Admission and a panel of Wesleyan students who will share their diverse experiences and answer your questions.  (Panel will be offered again at 2pm).

10am-4pm
Financial Aid drop-in hours
Want to ask specific questions pertaining to your individual situation?  Stop by and meet with a staff member of the Office of Financial Aid.

10am-5pm
Summer Session, Winter Session and Wesleyan PreCollege
Summer Session and Winter Session are great opportunities for students to earn extra credits for many different reasons: pursue multiple majors, catch up from studying abroad or graduate on the three-year track.  During Summer Session, PreCollege students are invited to live on campus and take Summer Session courses side-by-side with Wesleyan
undergraduates.  Stop by to learn more!

11-11:45am
Applying to Wesleyan
A dean of Admission will discuss the application process in detail.  Bring your questions! (Session will be repeated at 3pm)

11-11:45am
Athletics and Fitness at Wesleyan
Interested in athletics and fitness?  Join a panel of Wes students to learn more about varsity, club, intramural sports and staying fit in college.

11-11:45am
Teacher, Banker, Coder, Artist: Learning Career Management in a Liberal Arts Environment
Sharon Castonguay, Director of the Gordon Career Center, will present on the benefits of a liberal arts education after college.

11-11:45am
Exley Science Center Tour
Join our tour guides for an in-depth tour of the science facilities.

11:30am-2pm
Lunch in Usdan Marketplace
Discounted meal tickets are available in the Office of Admission.

12-12:30pm
Center for Film Studies Tour
Join a representative from the Center for Film and the Moving Image for a guided tour.

12-12:45pm
Writing at Wesleyan
A conversation about writing at Wesleyan with Professor Anne Greene, University Professor of English and co-director, Writing Certificate.

12-12:45pm
Student-to-Student Panel
For students, by students.  No adults allowed!

12-12:45
Opportunitites in the Sciences
Join faculty and students to learn more about science opportunities at Wesleyan.

12-1:15
Romance Languages and Literatures Pizza Party
Students and parents are invited to chat with French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese faculty as well as current students.

12pm-2pm
Freeman Athletic Center drop-in hours
Drop by to see our facilities and chat with student athletes.

1-3pm
Career Center drop-in hours
Stop by the Gordon Career Center to experience all they have to offer!

1-1:45pm
Roth on Wesleyan
Come hear President Michael Roth '78 share his perspective on a Wesleyan education.

2-2:45pm
Wesleyan in the World
Office of Study Abroad staff members and current students will discuss the study abroad experience.

2-2:45pm
College Life: An Inside Look
Join a dean of Admission and a panel of Wesleyan students who will share their diverse experiences and answer your questions.

3-3:45pm
Religious Life at Wesleyan
Interested in religious life at Wes?  Join our campus chaplains and students for a Q&A session.

3-3:45pm
Applying to Wesleyan
A dean of Admission will discuss the application process in detail.  Bring your questions!

3-3:45pm
Student Resource Panel
Come learn about all of the resources available to students with the Resource Center Director, students and staff.

4-5pm
End of the day Q&A
Join an admission dean, senior interviewer and tour guide to ask any last-minute questions that were not answered throughout the day.  Can't stay for the Q&A?  Stop by the Office of Admission anytime - a dean will be present to answer questions.