Wednesday, April 7th Events

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Event Schedule

To attend an event, you must register for WesFest.

Note: During WesFest, campus tours will run every other hour (9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm and 9pm).  You do not need to pre-register.  Join a campus tour!

  • Live Virtual Tour for International Students

    Time: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m.

    The Fries Center for Global Studies invites international students to take this informal tour of campus with Bold Boldbayar and Ransho Ueno.  They will take you to their favorite spots on campus and answer any questions about campus life as an international student.

  • Welcome

    Time: 9 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

    Join Amin Abdul-Malik Gonzalez' 96, Vice President & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid and 2 Wes Seniors, who will all share their stories on why they said “Yes” to Wes!

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Tara Lindros

    Time: 9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Financial Aid Office Drop-In Hours

    Time: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Have a specific question about your financial aid package? Pop in for one-on-one advising with our Financial Aid staff.

  • Physics Drop-In

    Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Meet a Physics Professor, see them do a cool Physics demo, or both!  Each day will feature different hosts.

  • Virtual Tour: College of Film and the Moving Image

    Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Join CFILM staff for a live tour!

  • Teacher, Banker, Coder, Artist: Learning to Manage Your Career with a Liberal Arts Degree

    Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Sharon Belden Castonguay, Director of the Gordon Career Center will discuss the benefits of a liberal arts education in finding work after college.

  • Student-to-Student Panel Discussion

    Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

    Meet current Wes students for an honest and informative conversation about life, academics, and activities at Wesleyan. This panel is for students only!

  • College of Letters Open House

    Time: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

    Faculty will be available to talk with you about the College of Letters, a three year, interdisciplinary major for the study of European literature, history, and philosophy, from antiquity to the present.

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Janet Ortiz

    Time: 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Wesleyan

    Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

    Learn about the Patricelli Center and meet students and alumni who are leading their own projects and ventures designed to tackle social and environmental problems on campus, in the local community, and around the world.  Moderator: Makaela Kingsley ’98, director of the Patricelli Center and adjunct instructor in the Allbritton Center for the Study of Public Life.

  • Wesleyan President Michael S. Roth '78 Welcomes You to Wes!

    Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

    Join President Roth as he officially welcomes you to the Class of 2025!

  • College of Letters Open House

    Time: 2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

    Faculty will be available to talk with you about the College of Letters, a three year, interdisciplinary major for the study of European literature, history, and philosophy, from antiquity to the present.

  • Student Activities Fair

    Time: 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    Join the Student Activities & Leadership Development student staff as they present a guide to student organizations at Wesleyan University! In addition to highlighting various student organizations at Wesleyan, we will also be offering a quick introduction to WesNest: the main platform of information for and about student groups, as well as campus events. Prospective students and visitors will be able to learn how to use WesNest to get basic information about different student groups at Wesleyan.

  • Financial Aid at Wesleyan: What You Need to Know

    Time: 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

    Come learn everything you ever wanted to know about the Financial Aid process and what it means for you/your student over the next 4 years. Bring your questions!

  • Financial Aid Office Drop-In Hours

    Time: 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Have a specific question about your financial aid package?  Pop in for one-on-one advising with our Financial Aid staff.

  • Intro to Muslim studies at Wes with Guest Speaker

    Time: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.

    Join us for an introduction to Muslim Studies, followed by guest speaker Evren Savci on the topic of her research on Sexual Politics under Neoliberal Islam.

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Chris Lanser

    Time: 4 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Ask a Student About Academic Resources!

    Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Student Academic Resources provides academic support for all students at Wes. In addition to providing individual meetings and technology consultations, the office coordinates Accessibility Services and the Deans’ Peer Tutoring Program, and works closely with the Academic Peer Advisors. “Stop by” to meet peer advisors, Haley and Ariel, two current students who are excited to answer your academic resources questions from a student perspective.

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Taylor Brown

    Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Noble Jones

    Tme: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • So, Tell Me About the Wesleyan Jewish Community‚Ķ

    Time: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Join Rabbi David Leipziger Teva, University Jewish chaplain and Director of Religious and Spiritual Life for a conversation about what makes our community so welcoming and supportive. Students, parents and guardians are all welcome.

  • Intro to Theater at Wes

    Time: 4:15 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Interested in pursuing theater at Wes?  Join us for this session, which will introduce you to our faculty and possibly feature performances by students!

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Jane Tran

    Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    Pop in to say “hi” to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Chat with your Admission Dean - Chandra Joos deKoven

    Time: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

    Pop in to say "hi" to the Admission Dean who read your application!

  • Hot Topics for Parents Panel Discussion

    Time: 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

    This Q&A session is an opportunity for parents to ask current Wesleyan students any and all  questions about campus life. This panel is for parents only!

  • Parent-to-Parent Panel Discussion

    Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.

    Join us for a discussion with parents of current students. Bring your questions. This panel is for parents only!

  • Live Housing Tour!

    Time: 8 p.m. - 9 p.m.

    This is a view of Wes you won’t get on a regular tour!  Join 6 Wesleyan tour guides for a live tour of their rooms!  You’ll see a typical dorm, a program house and even inside senior housing!  You’ll definitely want to join in for this session!

  • Student-to-Student Panel Discussion

    Time: 9 p.m. - 10 p.m.

    Meet current Wes students for an honest and informative conversation about life, academics, and activities at Wesleyan. This panel is for students only!