Learn about Wesleyan's unique and rigorous academic offerings including the many areas of study, accomplished faculty, diverse curriculum, and resources.
Winter at Wesleyan
Courses offered during winter break. These intensive courses provide opportunities for new insights as students engage with topics in a truly different format.
Wesleyan offers an intensive Summer Session where student can complete semester-long courses in only 5 weeks.
Learn more about the many resources available to students, faculty and staff to promote academic excellence.
Office of Student Affairs/Deans' Office
In partnership with faculty, staff, and students, the Office of Student Affairs challenges and supports student development in an inclusive and responsible learning community so that they will become educated and active citizens of the world.
The Office of the Registrar oversees a broad range of activities in support of student enrollment, course registration, academic history and transcript maintenance, services to faculty, and other related activities.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) stipulates that before receipt of federal educational funding, institutions must provide student access to, and maintain the privacy of, education records.
Wesleyan students have their own personal Electronic Portfolio (E-Portfolio) on the Web. It includes pages of academic information and plenty of space for you to add files, documents, and additional information. It also gives access to e-mail and provides other tools such as a personal calendar.
WESMaps is a Web-based view of the curriculum. This system provides information about the courses offered each semester. Each course entry includes a description, class schedule, prerequisites, general education designations, and the instructor's name. WESMaps is organized to provide a multifaceted approach to the curriculum that allows you to identify courses that have interrelated themes across departments and programs.
The Wesleyan University Library is one of the finest small academic libraries in the United States, with holdings of about 1.3 million items including books, serial subscriptions, microforms, and government documents.
Libraries and Collections include: The Olin Memorial Library (humanities, social sciences), Art Library, Scores and Recordings Collection, Science Library (astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth and environmental sciences, mathematics, molecular biology, biochemistry, psychology and physics), Special Collections and Archives, Theater Library, W.E.B. DuBois Library (African American culture and literature), and World Music Archives.
The Office of International Studies works with students, faculty, administrators, and program providers to ensure that students participate in substantive educational programs in other countries, and that said programs form a meaningful part of a coherent whole within the major and the overall Wesleyan undergraduate degree.
Watch the video from the Homecoming/Family Weekend 2013 presentation for parents: Study Abroad: Everything Your Student Might Forget to Mention