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Spring 2014

                
                                                                                    
 
Greetings Students!  Welcome  to The Globe!  On behalf of the Division of Academic and Student Life, welcome/welcome back to Wells, we are looking forward to a great  semester!

We hope the content on these pages will help you access information and take care of business at Wells College.  Log on and click on the links to the left to register for classes (Registration and Advising); search for faculty, staff and students contact information (Campus Directories); view your housing and roommate information (Residence Life); arrange transportation to campus (Transportation);  and more!  If you are having difficulty navigating The Globe, please contact our IT staff, information can be found on our Globe page
 
The New Students page contains important dates, information and forms regarding your entrance to Wells. Please make sure to read this information carefully.  If you have questions or need assistance, you can always contact the Dean of Students Office at studentlife@wells.edu or 315-364-3311.  

Academics

·         Liberal Arts : A rigorous academic environment that emphasizes close faculty/student interaction, undergraduate research, off-campus study, internships, and active community service and involvement. Wells offers 20 majors and 44 minors, in addition to individualized programs.

·         Faculty: 92% of Wells faculty members have doctorates or terminal degrees in their disciplines. Faculty members hold degrees from Harvard, Yale, University of California-Berkeley, Brown, Cornell, Rutgers, and Stanford, among others.  Over 90% are tenured or in tenure-track positions; 12% are persons of color; more than half are women.

·         Student/Faculty Ratio: 10/1. Average class size: 12 students.

·         Off-Campus Study : The College manages its own study abroad programs in Dakar and Florence and is affiliated with numerous programs domestically and around the globe. 

·         The Book Arts Center: The Wells Book Arts Center was established in 1993 to instruct in all areas of book arts and technologies. It offers an annual summer Book Arts Institute on campus.

·         3/2 and 4+1 Articulation Programs : Within five years, both the B.A. from Wells and the professional degree from the affiliate university are granted. Wells has professional school affiliations with Cornell University (engineering); University of Rochester (teacher education); Clarkson University (business administration, engineering); and Columbia University (engineering).

·         Cross-Registration Programs : Wells has cross-registration agreements with Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Cayuga Community College. 

 

Student Body

·         Enrollment: Fall 2013 head count: 534. Total full-time enrollment consists of 354 women (66%), 180 men (34%). First year enrollment161 full-time students (class of 2017), 106 are women (66%), 55 are men (34%). 

·         Diversity: Fall 2013 semester, 24% of students self-identified as persons of color; 3.9 % are non-traditional age students; and 11 are international students from 6 different countries.

·         Athletics: The College is a Division III member of NCAA and the North Eastern Athletic Conference. Wells offers the following intercollegiate teams — Women: basketball, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, cross country, and volleyball. Men: basketball, cross country, lacrosse, swimming, soccer, and volleyball.  In addition, the Intramural Association offers intramural and club sports activities.

 

Financial Facts                                                     

·         Endowment: The current market value of the endowment is $ 27,231,000.

·         Costs of a Wells Education in 2013-2014: Tuition-$34,400; room and board-$12,300; fees-$1,500 for a total of $48,200. 

·         Financial Aid: Wells students receive financial aid in the form of college grants, scholarships, loans, and College work-study.  Currently, almost 90 % of Wells College students are eligible for need based financial aid. 

 
Orientation Leader & Peer Leader Selection

Applications are now available to be an Orientation Leader and a Peer Leader for 2014. This year the positions have changed slightly:

For 2014 Orientation Leaders will help with Wells Warm-ups and new student orientation – Peer Leaders will help facilitate SC111 courses and mentor students throughout the fall semester.

Applications are available now and are due March 21, 2014 by 5:00PM

For questions about Peer Leader email Nicole Pellegrino at npellegrino@wells.edu and for questions about Orientation Leader email John O’Connor at joconnor@wells.edu

2014 Reference Form (.pdf, 201K)
Use this reference form for both the OL and PL position. References will be shared between offices so if you are applying to both positions you only need to share this one form.
2014 Orientation Leader Application (.pdf, 282K)
Please complete this Application to apply to be an Orientation Leader.
2014 Peer Leader Application (.pdf, 657K)
Use this Application to apply to be a Peer Leader for 2014
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Spring Weekend 2014

 

Spring Weeken d 2014 Line Up

As the semester winds down Programming Board invites the Wells College community to their annual Spring Weekend! This year they are having a dinosaur themed extravaganza. #Partysaurus
 

Thursday, April 24th  

Jurassic Park
Sommer Center 9pm 
 

Friday, April 25th

Prehistoric Dance

Sommer Center 10pm

 

Saturday, April 26th

Wells Before Time Carnival

Sommer Center Lawn 1 - 4pm

Partysaurus Rock
Concert and Fireworks featuring Murder By Scooter
Sommer Center Lawn 8pm 
 
 
                                  

Commencement 2014

 
Commencement 2014
Saturday, May 17th
10AM
Macmillan Hall front steps
 
Commencement Speaker : Pleasant T. Rowland, ' 62
Student Commencement Speaker : TBA
 
More information coming soon!

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Former Students
Application for Readmission (.pdf, 115K)
If you are a former student and are interested in returning to Wells College, click on this link to download the Application for Readmission.  If you have questions about the readmission process, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 315-364-3311 or studentlife@wells.edu
Current Students
Disability Disclosure Form (.pdf, 74K)

If you have a documented disability that you would like to disclose to the college, click on this form to download the Disability Disclosure Form.  By completing this form, we can assist you with accomodations both inside and outside the classroom.  If you have questions about this form, please contact the Dean of Students Office at 315-364-3311 or studentlife@wells.edu.

Withdrawal Form (.pdf, 142K)
If you are a current student and do not intend to return to Wells College, you need to submit a Withdrawal Form and the Exit Interview Questionnaire to the Dean of Students Office in Macmillan Hall, 210.  To download the Withdrawal Form, click on this link.  The Exit Interview Questionnaire is also located on this page.  Please contact the Dean of Students Office at 315-364-3311 or studentlife@wells.edu if you intend to withdrawal. 
Exit Interview Questionnaire (.pdf, 151K)
If you are a current student and do not intend to return to Wells College, you need to submit an Exit Interview Questionnaire and Withdrawal Form to the Dean of Students Office in Macmillan Hall, 210.  To download the Exit Interview Questionnaire, click on this link.  The Withdrawal Form is also located on this page.  Please contact the Dean of Students Office at 315-364-3311 or studentlife@wells.edu if you intend to withdrawal. 
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