Transfer Student Updates

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Orientation Checklist & Resources

  • Class Deans: Louise S. Brown & David Phillips
    Picture of Jennifer Wood BA Mount Holyoke College
    PHD University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Class of 2021 Blog
    The Class Deans

    Picture of David Phillips BA University of California, Santa Cruz
    MA University of California, Santa Cruz
    PHD Yale University
    Class of 2020 Blog
    The Class Deans

    The Class Deans spend much of their time advising students--discussing academic, social, and personal challenges and achieving personal goals. They work with individual students, professors and even parents to support students in their pursuit of a positive learning experience. The Class Deans provide guidance and support to the 750 students in each of their classes. They are a source of information on academic standing; major choices; graduation requirements; university policies and procedures; and services, opportunities and resources available at the university and surrounding Middletown community.

    Dean Phillips was born in New Haven, Connecticut, but has a special bond with the international community.  Because his father worked for the State Department as a Foreign Service Office, Dean Phillips did not grow up in the United States and considers himself an international student, having lived and attended schools in Peru, Mexico, the Philippines, New Zealand, and India before returning to the United States to attend the University of California, Santa Cruz where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art (photography and printmaking) and a master’s degree in Comparative Social History.

    Dean Phillips earned his Ph.D. in American Studies from Yale University, where he wrote a dissertation entitled “Art for Industry’s Sake: Halftone Technology, Mass Photography, and the Social Transformation of American Print Culture 1880-1920.” Prior to arriving at Wesleyan in the summer of 2000, he was an assistant professor at Bennington College, where he taught American history. With wide-ranging academic interests in social history, cultural studies, studio art, and the history of technology, Dean Phillips is well-suited to advise students across the breadth and depth of Wesleyan’s liberal arts curriculum. When he’s not in the office, Dean Phillips enjoys cooking, working on home improvement projects, photography, duplicate bridge, playing guitar, and going for walks at the Portland reservoir.

    “What I like about my job is that I get to work with the whole student rather than just a particular aspect of a student’s life,” Dean Phillips says. “That's my mission as a class dean. I really want to get to know each student on an academic and personal level.”

  • Course Registration & Advising

    As transfer students, you have had the opportunity to explore the curriculum at your former college and we hope that you will do the same with the vibrant course offerings at Wesleyan.  At the same time, it is important to check out the different academic departments and majors to become familiar with any pre-requisites for major declaration and with the major course requirements to ensure timely completion. Students coming in as second-semester sophomores will be declaring their majors by early March and juniors will do so before they arrive on campus. Faculty advisors, class deans, and academic peer advisors are among the many resources to guide and assist you as you explore the curriculum and major options.

    Meeting with your advisor is an especially critical part of designing your academic plan at Wesleyan. Because there is no core curriculum or required course list, it is important to work with your advisor in selecting your courses and charting your short and long term goals. We suggest that you meet with your advisor two to three times during the semester, including during the pre-registration planning periods in the fall and spring semesters. Advisors are available during their regular office hours and by appointment when classes are in session.

    Part of your curriculum planning will involve the General Education Expectations (GenEd).  The courses encompassed by GenEd are vital to a liberal education and are divided into three areas: natural sciences and mathematics (NSM), the social and behavioral sciences (SBS), and the humanities and arts (HA). Students are expected to have at least two course credits in the three areas, each from different departments, by the end of their second year. Additionally, they are expected to have at least one more credit in each of the three areas prior to graduation.  The courses you transferred to your Wesleyan transcript may be used to help fulfill the GenEd Expectations.

    Before you arrive on campus, you should prepare for participation in Pre-Registration Adjustment during orientation.  To build a plan of study, use the WesMaps Search feature to identify courses of interest. On each course page, click the 'Add to My Courses' button that will place the course in your 'Course(s) Not Scheduled' list.  It is important to have a comprehensive list before meeting with your faculty advisor, class dean and the academic peer advisors during orientation.  For additional advising support, check out Wesvising, the Advising Guidelines, and the Course Registration Checklist.

    During Pre-Registration Adjustment (8-10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 24), you will be able to enroll in eligible courses with seats available. To enroll, click on the 'Add to My Courses' button in WesMaps or the 'Enroll' button located within the 'Course(s) Not Scheduled' list. This phase is done in real-time and students will claim available seats on a first-come first-serve basis, so be sure to have plenty of courses in your 'Course(s) Not Scheduled' list and access the system promptly at 8:00 a.m.  Drop/Add begins on the first day of classes and there are a number of course enrollment changes that take place in this two-week period.

    Detailed information is available from the Registrar's Office.

  • Housing & Meal Plan

    Transfer students are assigned to one of the residential halls on campus using the preference sheet you filled out. Most transfer students will be housed in buildings with other transfer students that share their experience. If you have any questions or want more information, contact Residential Life by email at reslife@wesleyan.edu.

    Every residence hall has a lounge, which typically has sofas, a TV, and other accessories depending on location. Butterfield B, for example, has a TV with Roku, vending machines, a foosball table, and a kitchen. Most lounges are arranged similarly. Bathrooms and hallways are cleaned throughout the week by custodial staff, but students are responsible for their own rooms.

    The residence halls provide you with basic furniture (bed, desk, chair, dresser, shelving, and closet). But you will need to bring personal items like lamps and bed linens for your use. Certain items are prohibited in residence halls. You will find a list of these items when you reviewyour housing contract.

    Wesleyan dining is provided by Bon Appetit, a national food service provider. Bon Appetit is committed to fresh food, made from scratch and issues of sustainability.  In the Usdan University Center is a state-of-the-art marketplace open Monday–Friday for breakfast, lunch, dinner; Saturday and Sunday for brunch and dinner; and late-night dining seven days a week. The marketplace offers a la carte dining (via meal points) and All you Care to Eat (AYCE) meals depending on the meal plan you choose. In addition to a stone pizza oven, a Mongolian grill and international grill, the marketplace showcases deli, kosher and vegan offerings. Bon Appetit also provides food service at a café in the Usdan Center, Summerfields (in the Butterfields), as well as Pi Café and WEShop.

    Serving students with life-threatening food allergies, celiac disease, and other dietary conditions is a priority at Wesleyan University. We believe that the ability to dine safely on campus with peers is a significant part of the college experience, and we strive to provide this opportunity for all students. Wesleyan University Dining Services provides a wide variety of high-quality foods in order to meet individual needs and preferences of students, faculty and staff.  Dining Services is committed to meeting the needs of students with food allergies, celiac disease and other dietary concerns. It is recommended that students with food allergies or celiac disease contact Accessibility Services to discuss their individual needs.

  • Financial Matters

    The Office of Financial Aid at Wesleyan University is committed to enabling the best qualified students to attend. Accordingly, Wesleyan's financial aid program awards assistance solely on the basis of financial need to US citizens and eligible non-citizens. No aid is based on academic merit, athletic ability or special talents. The Office of Financial Aid is located on the 2nd Floor of North College.

    The full financial need of all undergraduate students, as determined by the Office of Financial Aid, is met with a combination of loans, part-time employment and grants. Wesleyan considers the financing of education expenses to be the responsibility of students and parents, up to the level of their ability to contribute. Thus parent financial information is the primary basis for the determination of need.

    The Student Accounts Office is primarily responsible for the billing and collection of tuition, fees and miscellaneous charges that students incur while attending Wesleyan. The University Cashier, which processes deposits, the Student Loan Office, which maintains institutional-based loan and repayment records, and WesCard, the ID system for dining, etc. are also part of Student Accounts. The Student Accounts Office is located on the 1st Floor of North College.

    It is quite easy to get a job on campus. You can work for libraries, computer labs, departments, administration, etc. Some jobs give preference to work-study students. You can check the Student Employment Office for available jobs.

    The I-9 form, which must be completed, requires original documents, such as a valid passport or picture ID with original social security card or picture ID with original birth certificate.

    Direct deposit is our method of payment and therefore mandatory. If you have a bank account in the U.S., you will need to provide us with your banking information, such as your routing number and account number (this is not the number on your debit card). If you don't have a current bank account, you may open an account while on campus and complete the direct deposit form included in your orientation packet.

January 19, 2018

  • Campus Employment & Eligibility Verification

    All incoming students are required to complete an I-9 form and are asked to bring appropriate documentation on Arrival Day to complete the Federal Employment Eligibility Verification Form (I-9 Form).

    The following forms of ID are most commonly used:

    • Valid unexpired original passport
      • or
    • Original SS card & drivers license
      • or
    • Drivers license & original birth certificate

    The Student Employment Office is committed to giving students the opportunity to satisfy the work-study component of their financial aid package. In addition, we endeavor to assist students that are not eligible for work-study to gain employment. Students earn money that can be contributed to the cost of their education, while learning skills that will benefit them in the classroom and beyond. Employers benefit from students' talents, insight and enthusiasm. The Student Employment Office is committed to promoting student employment opportunities on-campus as well as off-campus through our partnerships with community service agencies in the area.

  • Health Insurance Decision Form

    The deadline for annual insurance compliance is January 31. If you fail to comply by the deadline you will be “automatically enrolled” in the university-sponsored plan and charged $2,045 to your student account.  You will then be required to petition Gallagher Student Insurance for possible reversal of the auto enrollment fee.

    If you know you want the student insurance please do not wait for auto enrollment.  Go online now and enroll so your information and card can be processed immediately. Waiving and enrolling online is required for compliance. 

    Please note:  Student athletes must also comply with the university requirement even if information was submitted to the athletic department.

  • Pre-Registration

    Adjustment Preparation will end at 7:59am on Wedneday, January 24. Students should access the adjustment system now to prepare for Adjustment. Since adjustment is in real time, it is important for students to take the time now to search WesMaps for courses to add to their 'not scheduled' list. Students who wait to find courses risk losing avaiable seats to other students.

    Students are strongly encouraged to use the WesMaps Search feature to identify courses to pursue during Adjustment and Drop/Add.

    Adjustment will take place from 8am to 10am on Wedneday, January 24.

    RESOURCES
    Academic/Advising Resources
    Advising Guidelines
    Faculty/Student Advising Handbook
    Registrar's Office
    WesMaps Search
    Wesvising

    Advising Videos --- Presented by Wesleyan Faculty
    Professor Ishita Mukerji, faculty member and former academic dean, gives some general advice for incoming students on course selection as well as advice for students interested in the sciences.
    Professor David Schorr, long-time faculty member at Wesleyan, shares with the incoming class the advice he gives to his advisees about course registration.
    Wesvising, faculty from across academic disciplines provide helpful information, tips and FAQs.

    All Spring 2018 undergraduate courses are available to new students, as long as:

    there are seats available in the course
    the student's class bin is NOT equal to 'X' (excluded)
    the Permission of Instructor (POI) is NOT required
    the student meets the course pre-requisites based on the placement exam course recommendations

    Adding Courses to ‘Course(s) Not Scheduled’
    Courses can only be added to this list via the individual course pages in WesMaps. Here is an example on how to add courses to your ranked plan: 1. In the upper frame (WesMaps), click 'Astronomy'. 2. Click 'Courses Offered - Spring'. 3. Click 'ASTR105-01'. 4. Click 'Add to My Courses'.

    AP/Placement Tests
    Students are advised to pursue courses based on the department's course recommendations. These recommendations serve as prerequisite overrides when appropriate. If necessary, students will be able to make changes during Orientation and once classes begin. Students should confirm recommendations via WesPortal>Orientation Checklist & Resources>APlacement Scores & Recommendations.

    GenEd Status: NOT COMPLIANT
    You can ignore this status at this point because you have not yet completed any Wesleyan courses. The inclusion of courses that fulfill Wesleyan's general education expectations is vital to the student's educational experience at Wesleyan.

    Transfer Courses
    If a course has a prerequsite requirement, the pre-reg system will only deem a student automatically eligible based on an AP/placement test course recommendation or Wesleyan course work. In essence, when the pre-reg system determines if the student meets the prerequisite, it will NOT consider transfer courses posted to the Wes Academic History. Therefore, the student will need to submit an electronic prereq override request to the instructor with a justification note (ie - AP score, transfer course, etc).

    WesMaps Search
    The most effective and efficient method to finding available and eligible courses is via the WesMaps Search. Students can further customize the search criteria, but the following will produce a list of courses that all new students should consider pursuing.

    • Semester=Spring 2018
    • Class Year=Sophomore or Junior
    • Only show courses without PreReqs=check
    • Only show courses without POI=check
    • Only show courses with Seats Available=check
  • Religious & Spiritual Life Survey

    The Chaplains from Wesleyan’s Office of Religious and Spiritual Life have been appointed by the University to ensure and promote the spiritual and religious well-being of the campus community. They do this by providing leadership, counseling, and programming that promotes holistic student development and by nurturing many diverse and vibrant religious communities at Wesleyan.

    They need your help to get a sense of the communities and practices at Wesleyan. You can access the survey up until Wednesday, January 24 via WesPortal>Orientation Checklist & Resources>Religious & Spiritual Life Survey.

  • Staff Spotlight - Fran Koerting, Associate Dean of Students and Director of Residential Life
    Picturer of Fran Koerting BA University of Rhode Island
    MA Bowling Green State University
    Dean of Students Office
    Office of Residential Life
    • How long have you been at Wesleyan?
      • I have been working at Wesleyan since 2005.
    • What do you most like about Wes?
      • I love that Wesleyan values student input in every aspect of university life. We consult with students before making changes to policies or designing improvements to student residences, which often generates unique ideas we wouldn't have thought of on our own.
    • What else have you done at Wes?
      • I have had the opportunity to work closely with the Posse Veteran Scholars, to serve as a mentor through the Connections Program, and to participate on the task force for first generation and low income student concerns.
    • What are a few of your favorite hobbies or interests?
      • I love to sew and I enjoy listening to books on CD during my commute back and forth to Shelton, CT.
    • Do you have a piece of advice for new Wes students?
      • Communication is so important in developing new relationships at college, and doing so with an open mind and mutual respect.
  • Student Spotlight - Residential Life Staff
    In order to achieve the goals and mission of Residential Life, 96 upper-class student staff members are selected through an extremely competitive process in order help guide the student community at Wesleyan.  There are multiple positions within the Office of Residential Life including Head Residents (HRs), Resident Advisors (RAs), House Managers (HMs), and Community Advisors (CAs) who are supervised by the professional Area Coordinator (AC) staff.  While Residential Life is one of the most important offices at Wesleyan, the student staff are what give the office its heart and drive.

January 12, 2018

  • Health & Safety

    All campuses have some safety concerns. Like most campuses, the most common issues are related to theft when doors are left open or propped. The Office of Public Safety provides a variety of services for the University, including car registration, ID cards, fire drills, lost-and-found, and other miscellaneous tasks. The most important job of Public Safety, however, is solving problems that occur around campus. Officers patrol the campus on a 24 hour basis, and you can always reach the office at either x2345 (non-emergency) or x3333 (emergency). Calls to 911 on campus are automatically routed to Public Safety.

    Wesleyan has a system of blue light phones on campus that are always available to contact Public Safety. There is also a variety of escort services: a van shuttle service that runs a prescribed route during the school year, a student walking escort service, and Public Safety officers are always available to escort on an individual basis. Students should never hesitate to call Public Safety if they feel even the slightest bit uncomfortable. For more information: Office of Public Safety, (860) 685-2345

    The Davison Health Center is located at 327 High Street between Malcolm X House and the Davison Art Center. During the academic year when classes are in session, the Health Center will be open from 9am to 7pm Monday through Thursday, 9am to 5pm Friday, and 12 noon to 4pm Saturday. The Health Center is staffed by physicians, a physician's assistant, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, medical/lab assistants and office staff. A nutritionist and HIV counselor are also available by appointment during the academic year. Students should schedule appointments with the Center by calling x2470.  Same-day appointments are scheduled in cases of illness or injury. Regular hours will start on the first day of classes.  For more information: Davison Health Center, (860) 685-2470.
  • Parent/Guardian Information Review
    All students should review and update their parent/guardian information via WesPortal>My Information>Enrollment Checklist & Addresses before Thursday, January 25.
  • Staff Spotlight: Antonio Farias, Vice President for Equity and Inclusion
    Picture of Antonio Farias BA University of California, Berkeley
    MA University of California, Berkeley
    MFA University of California, Riverside
    Office of Equity & Inclusion
    • How long have you been at Wesleyan?
      • I’ve been at Wesleyan 4 years, although I’ve been in higher education for the past 25 years.
    • What do you most like about your job?
      • What I love about my job is the willingness of Wes community members to rally around tough problems to solve them.
    • What else have you done at Wes?
      • I’ve used my first few years at Wes reshaping the office for equity & inclusion, securing a more robust Title IX policy and set of procedures, so the next three years are about branching out into other parts of the campus – most importantly, helping us all make sense of a world that seems all to ready to go sideways and off the rails on us. 
    • What is your connection to new students?
      • Be it through WesMaSS, Posse Vets, LGBTQI+, First Gen Low Income, or any of the multiplicity of identity groups students call home, for me personally and for my staff, we’re here as part of the welcome wagon – cheerleaders and guides here to help students thrive!
    • What are a few of your favorite hobbies or interests?
      • I love distance running and have hooked my 15 yr old daughter into the sport – nothing beats spending 2-3 hours on the trails with my kid and my dog – it regenerates the soul and puts the false drama of life in perspective.  Same goes for fly fishing – standing in the middle of a trout stream is as close to to bliss as I’ve ever experienced. 
    • Do you have a piece of advice for new Wes students?
      • One simple equation that will take you a lifetime to perfect: Perseverance + Passion = Endless Possibilities
  • Student Life FAQ

    How do I join clubs/organizations? Can I get involved right away?

    Clubs and organizations at Wesleyan are very open. The easiest way to join a club is to attend the meetings, especially near the beginning of the semester. The procedure normally involves no more than signing up your name and leaving your contact information. Many frosh are able to participate actively right away. As long as you have enthusiasm and drive, any organization will love your involvement. It is also possible for you to start your own club through the Wesleyan Student Assembly (WSA).

    Do students leave campus on weekends?

    Wesleyan is definitely not a "suitcase" school where students travel to bigger cities or go home on the weekends. Since we are not in a big city, students always make sure there is a lot to do on campus. There is so much going on during any given weekend that few students even leave campus, much less Middletown. There are always plays, concerts, comedy shows, the film series, parties, and lots of other fun things to do.

    Is social life separated by class year?

    Very little social life on campus is separated by class year. Most of the residence halls are mixed by class years, as are most of the classes. Most - if not all - clubs, activities, and social gatherings are open to all. Many of your classmates, neighbors, fellow group members, and friends will be from other class years.

    Is there activism on campus?

    Wesleyan has been named the most politically active school in the nation many times by institutions such as the Princeton Review. Activism addresses campus, local, state, national, and global issues. There are Wesleyan chapters of national groups as well as groups specific to Wesleyan. If you have a cause you are interested in, you almost certainly will find many others here who share your passion. You will be able to find a group to join or you could easily start one on your own and find many others who want to help.

January 5, 2018

  • Health Forms

    Completion of Health Forms is required of all new students including transfers. A hold may be placed on class registration if forms are not received before the January 15 deadline.

  • Placement Exams

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    The online math, music theory and language placement tests are available in moodle. All new students interested in taking a math or language course should take the appropriate placement test before Pre-Reg Adjustment Preparation. Students will only be eligible to enroll in math and language courses that have required pre-requisites during Pre-Reg Adjustment if they have received the course recommendation based on the placement test. Therefore, it is important that students complete the appropriate placement tests before Friday, January 19.

  • Staff Spotlight: Joanne Rafferty, Director of Student Activities & Leadership Development/New Student Orientation
    Picture of Joanne Rafferty BS Quinnipiac University
    MED Central Connecticut State University
    Office of Student Activities and Leadership Development

    • How long have you been at Wesleyan?
      • 11 years.
    • What do you most like about your job?
      • I feel very fortunate to work with very passionate students and colleagues. The commitment shown by those I have the pleasure to interact with daily inspires me and motivates me to do my best. Apathy is never a word I have used in all my years at Wesleyan to describe our student body. Our students are willing to do the work for important causes and to make change on campus. I am excited that I can be a conduit for their ideas to take shape and come to life.
    • What else have you done at Wes?
      • I am new in my position as of November 2016. Prior to Student Activities, I was the Associate Director of the Usdan Center and I came to Wesleyan to open the facility and oversee its operations. I am also an Executive Board member of AFCA – Administrators and Faculty of Color Alliance.
    • What is your connection to new students?
      • As the Director of SALD, my office is where you will come if you want to plan an event on campus or if you have a leadership initiative that you would like help getting started. As I mentioned above, students on this campus are very active and full of ideas. Chances are you will probably come to my office at some point during your time at Wesleyan, if not very often!
    • What are a few of your favorite hobbies or interests?
      • I love theater and try to catch a show whenever I can. I love to sing, cook, and bake. I am also very passionate about social justice and work as an anti-bias education facilitator for the Anti-Defamation League’s World of Difference Institute. I have been part of this organization for 17 years and very proud of the work we have done in communities, campuses, and K-12 schools across the state.
    • Do you have a piece of advice for new Wes students?
      • There are so many opportunities to get involved at Wesleyan, and if there isn’t anything that you’re interested in it’s very easy for you to create it yourself. Push yourself in doing something you wouldn’t normally do, become comfortable with the uncomfortable. Make an effort to get to know people you think are different from you. Listen more than talk. Ask questions, and especially don’t be afraid to ask for help. There are many fantastic people on this campus who are here to support you. I hope I can be one of them.
  • Student Spotlight: Student Activities & Leadership Development Interns

    The Student Interns are an integral part of the Student Activities & Leadership Development team and help to empower Wesleyan students to increase their impact, not only as leaders but ultimately, as citizens of the world. By offering unique opportunities for leadership education, we strive to foster personal and group development while also enabling students to share this knowledge with their peers.

  • WesCard Photo Submission

    Please upload your picture today for your WesCard as the deadline is rapidly approaching on Friday, January 12.  The WesCard needs to be created prior to coming on campus so you will be able to eat as well as to get into your residence hall. You can upload your photo via WesPortal>Orientation News & Checklist>WesCard Photo Submission.

    The WesCard is your official Wesleyan University Identification Card. It is your passport to an exciting world of technology both on campus and in the Middletown Community .

    REMINDERS

    • The photo submitted must be a color photo of you in front of a white (or neutral) background. You should not be wearing a hat or sunglasses in the photo.
    • The image should be 2 inches by 2 inches and should only include you.
    • Only JPG files (those with a .jpg extension) can be uploaded. The filename should not have any spaces in it. Please type words together, or separate words with an underline. Examples: johnsmith.jpg, or john_smith1.jpg).

December 21, 2017

  • Academic Interest Questionnaire
    The Academic Interest Questionnaire is available until 5pm Thursday, January 4. This information will assist in assigning and providing information to your faculty advisor. It is also a helpful resource for your Class Dean, and is a required submission. We will do our best to assign a faculty advisor with whom you share an academic interest or who is teaching one of your courses.
  • Change Password
    Change your password ASAP via WesPortal>My Information>Change Password. Your password should always be kept confidential.
  • Housing Preference Form

    The Housing Preference Form is available until 5pm on Thursday, January 4. You will notice that you cannot select a specific building, but you can give us preferences on theme floor, room type, and a name of a roommate if applicable. Should you decide not to request a specific roommate (very few of our students do), we will assign one for you.

    If you have any questions, please contact Residential Life at reslife@wesleyan.edu or 860-685-3550.

  • Staff Spotlight: Laura Patey, Associate Dean of Student Academic Resources
    Picture of Laura Patey BS Rowan University
    MED Bowling Green State University
    Accessibility Services
    Student Academic Resources (SAR)
    • How long have you been at Wesleyan?
      • I have been working at Wesleyan since July 2013.
    • What do you most like about Wes?
      • The students – they are bright, talented and engaged. They are passionate and willing to challenge and push each other as well as the faculty and staff. I also really appreciate the opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across the campus to improve access for all members of the community.
    • What else have you done at Wes?
      • I have had the opportunity to work with the POSSE Scholars and WesMaSS, and to participate on the task force for first-generation and low-income student concerns.
    • What is your connection to new students?
        I work with all incoming students who are requesting academic, housing or meal plan accommodations. I connect with them before their arrival to begin planning for their courses and coming to campus. I also work with the peer advisors, both Academic Peer Advisors and NSO Peer Advisors. These students are eager to help you with building your academic plan, preparing to meet with your faculty advisor and to answer any questions that you have about academics at Wes.
    • What are a few of your favorite hobbies or interests?
      • I am a woodworker and crafter and basically love to build things. I also have two of the cutest Whippets (Phoenix and Shanti) that you have ever seen! I take them for walks on campus each day and they really enjoy meeting students.
    • Do you have a piece of advice for new Wes students?
      • I have two things that I would like to share:  Don’t be afraid to try new things; put yourself out there and embrace the opportunities that are available to you as a student at Wes! Ask about resources! There are many resources available to support students, so please be sure to let people know if there is something that you need.

    Picture of two whippets
    Phoenix & Shanti

  • Student Spotlight: Academic Peer Advisors

    The Academic Peer Advisors are juniors and seniors who work with all incoming students over the summer and throughout the academic year to support Wesleyan’s faculty advising program. They are a great resource for information about the curriculum and course registration process, can help you with your academic skills and connect you with other resources on campus.