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Welcome to the Parents and Family page on The Globe.  We are glad you found us and hope you will find much useful information here about life at Wells College.  We also hope that your son or daughter is using The Globe as well to see their bills online, register for classes, sign up for housing and many other things. 
Please also visit our web site at We welcome your feedback and your guidance about information that would be useful to you as parents and family members.
If you ever have questions, concerns or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact the Dean of Students Office at and we will direct you to the appropriate office.
Friends and Family Weekend 
October 27-29, 2017
Registration is now open for this year's Friends and Family Weekend! If you are planning on attending, we highly encourage all guests to register in advance; doing so helps us provide the best experience for our guests throughout the weekend. The cost is only $20 per family or group, and includes a free gift and admission to most of the weekend's events.
What's more, everyone who registers will be entered into a drawing for one of several Harry Potter-themed prizes, including a color-changing umbrella, a tapestry, and a board game!
Follow this link to see a schedule of events, register online, and pay for meal tickets in advance:

Meet the Class of 2018!  Photo taken during Orientation 2014 in front of Main Building.
Academic Calendar: Click here
Faculty and Staff Directory: Click here
Academic & Student Life Information: Click here
Transportation: Click here  
Community (Student) Handbook: Click here (pdf document)
College Catalog : Click here (pdf document)

Hotels and Lodging in the Finger Lakes Region


Aurora Inn
391 Main Street
, 13026
Phone:  (315) 364-8888

E.B. Morgan House
431 Main Street
, 13026
Phone: (315) 364-8888

Dill’s Run B & B
3862 State Route 90
Aurora, 13026
Phone: (315) 364-5007

(Offers a discount for Wells events, mention Wells College when booking)
(25 minutes south)

Courtyard Marriott
29 Thornwood Dr 
, 14850
Phone:  (607) 330-1000

Ramada Inn
2310 N Triphammer Rd
, 14850
Phone: (607) 257-3100

Clarion University Hotel
1 Sheraton Drive
, 14850
Tel: (607) 257-2000 

(20 minutes north)

Holiday Inn
75 North Street 
, 13021
Phone: (315) 253-4531

Inn at the Finger Lakes
12 Seminary Ave
, 13021
Phone: (315) 235-5000

Wicher Garden B&B
5831 Dunning Avenue
, 13021
Phone: (315) 252-1187

Photo from Family & Friends Weekend: Campus Haunted Hayride sponsored by the first-year class officers.
What's the best way to stay connected with what's happening at Wells College?  We encourage you to speak with your student about what is happening around campus, but you can also read all of the recent news yourself!  Click here to read our Wells College Happenings Blog.  Recent news is posted on the blog almost every day.  You can also "subscribe" to the blog so you receive updates via email. 
If you have questions about the blog or how to stay connected with us, please email

Medical Care:

Community Medical Center (On Campus) 
P. O. Box 250, 18 Wells Road
Aurora, NY 13026

Auburn Memorial Hospital
17 Lansing Street (corner of Lansing and North Streets)
Emergency Department
Auburn, NY 13021

Cayuga Medical Center
101 Harris B. Bates Drive
Emergency Department
Ithaca, NY 14850

Finger Lakes Family Medicine
2756 Center Road
Scipio Center, NY 13147

Finger Lakes Medical Care Center
303 Grant Avenue
Auburn, NY 13021

  • Learn More About our Wells Express Alert System: Click here!
  • Ambulance / Fire / Police: Call 911
  • Wells College Department of Campus Safety: Call 315.364.3229 or e-mail
  • Cayuga County Sheriff’s Department: Call 315.626.6070
  • Ithaca Rape Crisis Center Hotline: Call 607.277.5000
  • SAVAR (Sexual Assault Victim’s Advocate Resource) Hotline: Call 315.252.2112
  •  Suicide Prevention Hotline: Call 315.253.0341