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A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn in Auburn at a special group rate. The rates are October 12 - $135.20 and October 13 and 14 - $151.10. Please contact the hotel directly at 315-252-5511 to reserve your room. Be sure to mention Wells College to receive the special rate. The deadline for promo pricing is September 21.  


Wells College Dining Hall: Fri. 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Sat. & Sun. brunch 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Wells College Well (Pub): Espresso, smoothies, lunch, dinner, beer & wine 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Aurora Inn: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., 391 Main Street, downtown Aurora.

Dugan's Country Grill: 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., 3228 Route 34B, Aurora.

Fargo Bar & Grill: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m., 384 Main Street, downtown Aurora.

Please make your reservations early to secure your accommodations


Schedule of Events

Friday, October 13

1:00 – 4:30 p.m. Registration. Nametags and information packets available. Lobby, Pettibone House.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Career Panel. Hosted by the FARGO Board, alumni panelist will share their experience and expertise with current students. Chapel, Main Building
Phipps Auditorium, Macmillan Hall

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Networking, resume review and mug night. The FARGO Board welcomes the senior class for a night of networking and resume reviewing. Be sure to bring your Junior Mug to toast and celebrate the next group of Wells alums.  The Well.


Saturday, October 14

8:00 – 11:00 a.m. Registration Nametags and information packets available. Lobby, Pettibone House.

7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Continental Breakfast. Faculty Parlors, Main Building.

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Aurora Farmers Market. Stop by to enjoy access to high quality, locally grown and/or produced food and other products that promote and support local farms and businesses. Wells College Boathouse Lawn.

9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Community Service Activities Alumnae and Alumni participating will be assigned to a group project. Meet on the porch of Pettibone House.

Noon – 1:00 p.m. Picnic by the Lake. Boathouse.

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. College Update/Student Panel. Join us to hear from current student leaders about life at Wells in 2017. Room 106, Zabriskie Hall.

3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Faculty and Student Showcase. Come hear Wells College professors and current students speak on a variety of topics. Location and speakers TBD.

4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Cocktails & Conversations, Celebrating the WCA. Hosted by the WCA Board, join us for a cocktail and lively conversation before the award dinner. Annie's Guest House, 444 Main Street, Aurora

6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Alumni Dinner. You are invited to the Young Alumni Award dinner for Outstanding Achievement given in recoginition of Janet Taylor Reiche '52. This year's recipients will be annouced soon. Art Exhibit Room, Macmillan Hall.

8:00 p.m. S'mores and Networking/Sophomore Smash. The FARGO Board invites you to enjoy s'mores and participate in a Wells tradition with our students, as we present ivy plants. Boathouse.

9:00 p.m. Party at the Pub. Come enjoy and evening with alums and students. The Well.


Sunday, October 15

7:30 – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast and FareWELLS. Stop in before departing to wish your fellow Wells alums safe travels. Faculty Parlors, Main Building.