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Dear New Students,
Welcome to Wells, we are so excited to have you join our community. This page of the Globe will allow you to complete a lot of the "business" that you will need to get done to prepare for your arrival on campus! On the right hand side you will see information about our Orientation program. 
You will also find the New Student forms on this page. Some of these forms are required, others are optional.  All required forms are due to us by July 1,  if you are entering in the fall and January 1 if you are entering in the spring. 

Depending on your semester of entry, either spring 2016 or fall 2016 you should plan to arrive on campus on the following days:

January 23 or 24, 2016 for classes beginning on January 25th 

August 21st for Orientation and classes beginning on August 25th.

If you are having trouble with anything on this page, or have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to contact the Division of Academic and Student life at or call us at 315-364-3311.
We can't wait to see you on campus!!
Jennifer Michael
Dean of Students
Campus Information
Academics at Wells (.pdf, 179K)
See this page for information about Academics and Advising at Wells College. 
Banking Information (.pdf, 91K)
The Bookstore (.pdf, 93K)
Dining Services at Wells (.pdf, 84K)
Information about Dining Services, your meal plan, and where to eat on campus. 
Athletics at Wells - New Students (.pdf, 195K)
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This Community Reads!

"This Community Reads" is a program that encourages the Wells College community to engage in dialogue around a book that starts discussions and fuels ideas on campus. 
The 2015 Community Read is The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao.
Oscar is a sweet but disastrously overweight ghetto nerd who—from the New Jersey home he shares with his old world mother and rebellious sister—dreams of becoming the Dominican J.R.R. Tolkien and, most of all, finding love. But Oscar may never get what he wants. Blame the fukú—a curse that has haunted Oscar’s family for generations, following them on their epic journey from Santo Domingo to the USA. Encapsulating Dominican-American history, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao opens our eyes to an astonishing vision of the contemporary American experience and explores the endless human capacity to persevere—and risk it all—in the name of love. (Taken from
All first year and transfer students will have the opportunity to discuss the Community Read book at Orientation with their SC100 Peer Leader and Professor.  

January Orientation

January Orientation 2016:
Sunday, January 24, 2016
Sunday, January 24
Anytime after 8am: Pick up your room key from Campus Safety (Bellinzoni Building)- an RA will show you where to go
All sessions in Zabriskie 001 (PC Computer Lab)
1:30 - 2:00pm: Welcome, Experiential Learning & Career Services 
2:00pm - 2:30pm: QT with the Registrar (Guide to Graduating on time)
2:30 - 3:30pm: Introduction to The Globe 
3:30 - 4:30pm: Campus Tour with Collegiate Representatives (Our Student Government)
4:30 - 5:00pm: Unpack, Get Settled
5:00pm: Dinner with your RA
Monday, January 25: Classes Begin
Should you have any questions about orientation please feel free to contact Wells College Office of Campus Life at 315-364-3330.
New Student Forms
All forms except the Health Report Form can be mailed or faxed and select forms can be completed online. See below for the address and/or fax number for forms. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us at 315-364-3311 or 
New Student Form Checklist (.pdf, 195K)
Use this checklist to make sure you have submitted all the forms needed. You may also use the form tracker below to check on the status of your forms.
Required Forms
The Housing Preference Form, the Information and Emergency Contact Form, and the FERPA Release Form are all required forms which must be submitted and received by the Division of Academic and Student Life.
The Housing Preference and Information and Emergency Contact Forms can be submitted online, mailed or faxed. The FERPA Release Form must be either mailed or faxed.
Dean of Students Office
Attn: Enrollment Handbook Forms
Mac 210
170 Main Street
Aurora, NY 13026
or faxed to 315-364-3329
Housing Preference Form (.pdf, 479K)
The housing Preference Form is a required form and can be mailed, faxed, or submitted online here.
FERPA Release (.pdf, 441K)
The FERPA Release Form is a required form and must be completed and either mailed or faxed.
Information and Emergency Contact Form (.pdf, 435K)
The Information and Emergency Contact form is a required form and can be mailed, faxed, or completed online here
Health Report-REQUIRED
The Health Report is a required form which must be submitted and received by the Medical Center by the end of add/drop of your first semester at Wells. 
Health Report (.pdf, 564K)
The Health Report is a required form and must be either mailed or faxed to the below address/number.
Community Medical Center
18 Wells Road
Aurora, NY 13026
Fax: 315-364-7287 
Optional Forms
The forms below are all optional forms. 
Disabilities Disclosure Form (.pdf, 448K)
Please complete this form if you would like to disclose a disability to the College. This form must be mailed or faxed. If you have questions about this form, or the disclosure of such, please contact the Office of Student Achievement at 315-364-3432.
Student Activities & Religious Preferences Form (.pdf, 441K)
Please fill out this form if you would like to let us know what activities and clubs you are interested in and/or would like to let us know your religious preference. This form can be mailed, faxed, or filled out online here
Vehicle Registration Form (.pdf, 431K)
If you intend to have a vehicle on campus you must register your vehicle using this form. This form can be mailed or faxed. 
Housing Exemption Form (.pdf, 446K)
Although Wells College is a residential campus and all students are required to live on campus, some rare exceptions. See the Housing Exemption Form for more information. This form can be mailed or faxed. 
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