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A Hearty Wells Welcome to All New and Returning Students!
We're looking forward to a great 2019-2020 academic year! New students arrive on Thursday, Aug. 22 for the kickoff of orientation.
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Join the Wells Family
Applications for Spring and Fall 2020 are now open! Apply using the Common Application or the quick and easy Wells Application.
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"Water/Ways" Exhibit at Long Library through Sept. 29
The Smithsonian exhibit -- co-presented by the Aurora Historical Society, Aurora Masonic Center and Wells -- explores the impact of water on politics and history, migration, culture and spirituality.
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Step Inside Our Virtual Tour
History meets modernity on our beautiful campus. Take a sunny walk around Wells College, right on your computer or mobile device!
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Visit Wells this summer!
At Wells, personal starts with your campus visit. Get a one-on-one tour with a current student and see our beautiful campus for yourself!
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An Education that Prepares You for the World
At Wells, you’ll learn to embrace diversity, think creatively, and lead ethically through a challenging liberal arts curriculum that imparts a broad set of skills.
Wells College's 151st Commencement ceremony will take place on Saturday, May 18. Follow this link to learn more about transportation, lodging, and other important details.
Whether it's in Chile or China, South Africa or Spain, you can find a study-abroad location that matches your interests.
Here at Wells, you learn, grow and become ready for what's next. Watch how.
View upcoming events and activities at Wells!
What's happening on campus
Saturday, August 24, 2019
August 26, 2019
Join us for a BBQ in the Dining Hall and on Ryerson Commons! Meet new friends, catch up with old friends, and visit with faculty and staff! 
News & updates
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From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with this vital resource for life; water impacts climate...
On the afternoon of Friday, June 28, 2019, Wells College received notification from the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that it has...
Wells College has that the following students have been named to the dean's List for the fall 2018 semester.
The dean's list honors those students...
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AURORA, N.Y.—Wells College has named Gerard Turbide, an accomplished enrollment leader, as its new vice president for enrollment services. Turbide—...
Larry Jerome
Wells College has named Lawrence "Larry" Jerome, an executive with significant experience in the higher education and health care sectors, as the...
featured Events
Opening Convocation for the fall 2019 semester will take place on the evening of Monday, Aug. 26 in Macmillan Circle. Not only does it mark the...
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