Open House - October 14, 2019

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

9:15-9:45am
Welcome and Overview                                                                            
Fayerweather, Beckham Hall
Opening remarks from Amin Abdul-Malik Gonzalez ‘96, Vice President and Dean of
Admission and Financial Aid, and members of the Class of 2020.

10:00-10:45am
Affording Wesleyan
Usdan University Center, Rm. 110
Join Bob Coughlin, Director of Financial Aid, for an informative session on affording a Wesleyan education.

10:00-10:45am (repeated at 3pm)
College Life: An Inside Look
Fayerweather, Beckham Hall
Join a Dean of Admission and a panel of Wesleyan students who will share their diverse experiences and answer your questions.

10:00-10:45am
Teacher, Banker, Coder, Artist: Learning Career Management in a Liberal Arts Environment
Gordon Career Center
Sharon Belden Castonguay, Director of the Wesleyan Career Center, will present on the benefits of a liberal arts education after college.

10:00am-4:00pm
Financial Aid Drop-In
North College, 2nd Floor
Want to ask specific questions pertaining to your individual situation?  Stop by and meet one-on-one with a Financial Aid staff member.

10:00am-5:00pm
Wesleyan PreCollege and Summer Programs Drop-In
Continuing Studies - 74 Wyllys Ave (right next to Admission Office)
Stop by for cider and donuts, and learn more about Wesleyan’s credit and non-credit summer residential programs - PreCollege Study and Center for Creative Youth!

11:00-11:45am (repeated at 3:00pm)
Applying to Wesleyan
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
A Dean of Admission will discuss the application process in detail. Bring your questions!

11:00-11:45pm
Research at Wes
Exley Science Center, Rm. 150, Tishler Hall
Students at Wes can get involved with research as early as their first year!  Come hear two student/professor research teams talk about their projects and forming relationships with professors in college.

11:00-11:45pm
Writing at Wesleyan
Usdan University Center, Rm. 108
A conversation about writing at Wesleyan with Professor Anne Greene, University Professor of English and co-director of the Writing Certificate, and current students.

11:30am-2:00pm
Lunch
Usdan Marketplace
Discounted meal tickets available in the Office of Admission.

12:00-12:45pm
Student-to-Student Panel Discussion
World Music Hall
A Q&A with current Wes students for students only (no parents, please). 

12:00-12:45pm
Opportunities in the Sciences
Exley Science Center, Rm. 058
Interested in studying science at Wesleyan?  Stop by to learn more from professors and students engaged in the sciences.

12:00-1:30pm
Theater Department Tours & Faculty Q&A
Theater Studios, Rm. 101 - Jones Room
Join Theater faculty, staff and students for pizza, tours and an informal Q&A about Theater at Wes! 

12:00-2:00pm
Freeman Athletic Center Drop-In
Freeman Athletic Center
Stop by to see our impressive facilities and speak with students participating in athletics.

1:00-1:45pm
Athletics and Fitness at Wesleyan
Judd Hall, Rm. 116
Interested in athletics and fitness? Our panel of student athletes will tell you all about varsity, club, intramural sports and staying fit in college.

1:00-1:45pm
Science Center Tour
Exley Science Center, Lobby
Join a Wesleyan tour guide to take a tour of our incredible science facilities.

1:15-1:45
College of the Environment Info Session
Professor Barry Chernoff, chair of the Environmental Studies Program and director of the College of the Environment, will present on the COE, Environmental Studies linked major, and the Certificate in Environmental Studies.

1:30-3:30pm
Career Center Drop-In
Gordon Career Center
Stop by the Gordon Career Center to experience all they have to offer!

2:00-2:45 pm
Roth on Wesleyan
Memorial Chapel

Come hear President Michael Roth '78 share his perspective on a Wesleyan education.

2:00-5:00pm
Resource Center Drop-In
Resource Center
The Resource Center, a culmination of student advocacy and activism, provides a centralized space where students can learn about and advocate for diversity and inclusion at Wesleyan, as well as in their own lives.

3:00-3:45pm
College Life: An Inside Look
Fayerweather, Beckham Hall
Join a Dean of Admission and a panel of Wesleyan students who will share their diverse experiences and answer your questions.

3:00-3:45pm
Applying to Wesleyan                
Ring Family Performing Arts Hall
A Dean of Admission will discuss the application process in detail. Bring your questions!

3:00-5:00pm
End of Day Q&A
Office of Admission
Admission staff, Senior Interviewers and Tour Guides will be on hand to answer any of your last-minute questions that were not answered throughout the day.  Stop by!