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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, 2017 if you are entering in the fall and by the start of classes if you are entering in the spring.

You should plan to arrive on campus on the following days:

August 20th for Orientation and classes beginning on August 24th.

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!

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 2016-2017 text is Paul Rogat Loeb's "The impossible will take a little while: Perseverance and hope in troubled times."  Described as:
"The Impossible creates a conversation among some of the most visionary and eloquent voices of our time: Think Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou, Bill Moyers, Arundhati Roy, Tony Kushner,Bill McKibben, Paul Hawken, Pablo Neruda and Vaclav Havel. Alice Walker, Mary Pipher, Jonathan Kozol, Diane Ackerman, and Marian Wright Edelman. Cornel West, Terry Tempest Williams, Dan Savage, Desmond Tutu, and Howard Zinn. These essays, poems, and stories, along with Loeb's extended introductions, teach us how to keep on working for a more humane world, replenish the wellsprings of our commitment, and continue no matter how hard it sometimes seems. Loeb has included pieces that explore the historical, political, ecological and spiritual frameworks that help us to persist— with concrete examples of how people have faced despair and overcome it. They examine what it was like to confront South African apartheid, the Egyptian and Eastern European dictatorships, Mississippi's entrenched segregation, the corporations driving global climate change, or the Robber Barons of 100 years ago. The stories don't sugarcoat the obstacles. But they inspire hope by showing what keeps us keeping on--even when the odds seem overwhelming. They replenish the wellsprings of our commitment."

Welcome to Wells!

Once we receive your deposit, you'll begin receiving a special twice a month. Each e-mail will introduce you key people that you'll meet once you're on campus, and have a key action item related to your transition to the Wells Family. 
If you need to refer back to any emails or look up information, don't worry. We'll keep them right here for you: 
Registration & Advising
Wellness at Wells
Accommodations: Classrooms, Coursework, and Residence Halls
It's Happening: Move-in & Orientation Info
New Student Move-in is Sunday, August 20th, 2017 from 10am-2pm. 

The Housing Preference Form, the Information and Emergency Contact Form, and the FERPA Release Form are all required forms which must be submitted to 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

Fax: 315-364-3329

FERPA Release (.pdf, 467K)

The FERPA Release Form is a required form and must be completed and either mailed or faxed.

Information and Emergency Contact Form (.pdf, 487K)

The Information and Emergency Contact form is a required form and can be mailed, faxed, or completed online here

Housing Preference Form (.pdf, 752K)

The housing Preference Form is a required form and can be mailed, faxed, or submitted online here

Roommate Questionnaire (.pdf, 174K)

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. All students are required to have proof of Health Insurance and a copy on file in Medical Center along with the Health Report. An additional copy will be held on file in the Dean of Students Office in the event the student requires medical treatment outside of normal business hours.

Community Medical Center

18 Wells Road
Aurora, NY 13026

Fax: 315-364-7287

Health Report (.pdf, 708K)
The Health Report is a required form and must be either mailed or faxed to the above address/number.

The forms below are all optional.

Disabilities Disclosure Form (.pdf, 472K)

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 Success at

Student Activities & Religious Preferences Form (.pdf, 488K)

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, 464K)

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, 470K)

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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