Coming to Campus

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


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, Train, Air and Taxi Info

    BY CAR

    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.


    Metro North train line runs between New York and New Haven, about 27.5 miles from campus. Call (800) 638-7646 for schedules.

    Amtrak offers service into Meriden, about eight miles from campus, and Hartford, about 17 miles from campus. Call (800) 872-7245 for schedules.

    BY AIR:

    Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks, CT (approximately 30 miles from campus, 33 mins).
    John F. Kennedy International Airport in Jamaica, New York, NY (approximately 104 miles from campus, 1 hour 50 mins).

    LaGuardia Airport in Flushing, NY (approximately 99 miles from campus, 1 hr 45 mins).
    Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, NJ (approximately 115 miles from campus, 2 hours).


    Airport Express Taxi: charges $71.00 (for up to four people) from Bradley Airport to Middletown and from Middletown to Bradley Airport. Call (860) 623-5353 for reservation and schedule.

    ARROW Cab, Inc.: To all points in CT and out of State. Bradley Airport to Middletown - $71. Middletown to Bradley Airport - $68. To train stations - $30 to Meriden, $66 to New Haven, $43 to Hartford. Call (860) 558-4825 for reservation.

    Connecticut Limousine: Departs from various locations in Hartford and New Haven and from the Four Points Sheraton In Meriden - connects to Bradley, JFK, LaGuardia, and Newark airports. Call (800) 472-5466 for reservation and schedule.

    Executive 2000 Taxi: a Middletown cab service, makes connections to train stations and the airport. Call (860) 888-8888 for reservation. Train station charges: $42.40 to Hartford, $64 to New Haven, metered rate around $25-30* to Meriden. Airport charges: $71 to Bradley International Airport. Accepts all major credit cards. (*Rate for up to four people).

  • Fall Open Houses

    2019 Open Houses will take place October 14 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