Coming to Campus

Be our guest. Whether you’re visiting for a few hours, a day or planning an overnight stay, Wesleyan welcomes you!

ADDRESS INFORMATION

Visitor Center and Office of Admission
Wesleyan University
70 Wyllys Ave
Middletown, CT 06459

Usdan University Center
Wesleyan University
45 Wyllys Ave
Middletown, CT 06459

Campus Visit Information

  • Directions to Campus
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    FROM HARTFORD AND POINTS NORTH

    Take I-91 south to Exit 22 for Route 9 southbound. At exit 15, turn right onto Route 66 West (Washington Street), turn left onto High Street.

    FROM NEW HAVEN, NEW YORK AND POINTS SOUTH

    Take I-95 North to I-91 North. At exit 18, take Route 691/66 East. Route 66 becomes Washington Street in Middletown. Take right onto High Street.

    Or, take I-95 north to the Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway (Route 15 North) to Route 66 Eastbound. Take right onto High Street.

    FROM WATERBURY AND POINTS WEST

    Take I-84 East. Take exit 27 to Route 691/66 East. Route 66 becomes Washington Street in Middletown. Take right onto High Street. (Please refer to the notice above for changed traffic conditions on Route 66/Washington Street.)

    FROM BOSTON AND POINTS NORTHEAST

    Take the Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90) West to Exit 9 for I-84 West to Hartford. Take exit 57 over the Charter Oak Bridge and follow the signs to I-91 South. Take I-91 south to exit 22 for Route 9 Southbound, At exit 15, turn right onto Route 66 West (Washington Street), turn left onto High Street.

    Or, take I-95 South through Providence, then take Exit 69 to Route 9 North (approximately 26 miles to Middletown). At exit 15, turn left.

  • Overnight Stays

    Join us for an overnight visit and experience Wesleyan from a student’s perspective. Join your host for dinner and independently attend class the next day. Prospective senior high school and transfer students will be hosted for one night by a Wesleyan student from Sunday through Thursday nights. The program operates mid-September through the end of November. Overnights are also available to transfer students during the month of February. Please notify the Office of Admission at least 2 weeks in advance of your interest in an overnight visit.

    April hosting is open for admitted students ONLY. Upon receipt of notification of admission admitted students may arrange for overnight stays by calling the Office of Admission.

    Students are asked to check-in at the reception desk in Admission with our Overnight Host Coordinator at 4:30 p.m. on the day of their visit. Students must bring the required Visitation Policy/Medical Permission Form when checking in at the Office of Admission. Overnight guests should bring a sleeping bag, pillow, towel, and funds for dining the following day.

    To arrange an overnight stay please call Loreen Carta at (860) 685-2974. You will need to provide your name, telephone number, and a major of interest.

    If you are being hosted independently with a Wesleyan student (not through the Office of Admission), you are required to properly register with the Public Safety Office.  Proper registration requires the submission of the Visitation Policy/Medical Permission Form directly to the Public Safety Office.

    Please address all e-mail with questions and comments about tours and visits to visit@wesleyan.edu.

  • Fall Open Houses

    2016 Open Houses will take place October 10 and November 11. During the visit, students will have the opportunity to sit in on classes, listen to student panels, drop in to learn more about athletics or the career center, meet current students, speak with faculty, ask the Financial Aid office questions, explore the campus community with a tour and more!

    The Office of Admission funds a Transportation Assistance Program (TAP), which provides an all-expenses-paid visit to campus (including transportation, accommodations and meals) for a select number of high school seniors interested in participating in one of our annual Open House Programs.

    Click here for more information about our Fall Open Houses