arrive curious
graduate prepared.
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Picture Yourself at Wells.
A close, supportive campus community; professors who know your name and interests as they teach you; opportunities to get involved in campus life at every level—all on the beautiful shores of Cayuga Lake.
President Gibralter
"Leader Committed to Reducing Risky Behavior Takes Helm at Wells College"
The Chronicle of Higher Education recently published a short profile of President Gibralter in their "People" section.
Turf Field Aerial Photo
Turf Field Project Commences
As a key component of campus-wide improvements and upgrades, Wells has begun construction of an artificial turf playing field that will house men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s lacrosse, field hockey and future baseball and softball teams.
Students in Class
Academics at Wells.
Coursework at Wells is grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and our professors tie practical knowledge within a field to an essential understanding of related disciplines. Work with students from other majors to build an education that is as diverse as it is focused.
Sunset on Cayuga Lake
Alumnae and Alumni Stay Connected.
Alums remain connected to the College long after graduation, and provide essential support year after year to keep Wells strong. The Office of Alumnae and Alumni Relations keeps classmates in touch with each other and the campus community.
Students at Commencement
Graduate Prepared.
A Wells education provides an excellent foundation for your entire career—not just your first job out of college. And with your curiosity and drive leading the way, we are serious about preparing you for the waiting world. When you graduate, you’ll head into the waiting world with confidence in your skills and abilities.
The Office of Residence Life provides info for students who are planning their travel over break as well as those staying on campus.
Wells students, faculty and staff celebrate college student activism across the nation and support for people around the world affected by terrorism, oppressive regimes, and racial inequities.
"I am unbelievably proud to be the coach of this team," said Head Coach Kat Heterbring.
Study abroad with Wells' flagship program in Florence, Italy, or any of our 17 affiliated programs with institutions around the globe, including the School for Field Studies, with sites in seven countries.
What's happening on campus
Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Hear from representative Chandler Fitzgerald about a program that interviews college students for positions working with middle and high schools students for 3-6 weeks in the summer.

A food tasting of hors d'oeuvre made by Umoja members and a showcase raising awareness of the ongoing issue of AIDS in the minority community.

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December 2, 2015

Hear a presentation by Konwahahawi Rourk, a Wells graduate of '03 who majored in Anthropology/Sociology and is now Manager of the Native North American Travelling College and President of the Onake II Board.

The writers of CREA 272 and CREA 275 (the poetry and nonfiction workshops) will be sharing their work in a free, public reading at 5:30pm.

You bring the conversation - we bring the snacks! Join the Dean of Students staff for dialogue.

December 3, 2015

Join SCIIE for their chat on disability and accessibility awareness.

President Gibralter requests your input during this review process at 2:45 p.m. in the AER.

The Student Assembly Meeting of the Wells College Collegiate Association

December 4, 2015

Stop by and print a letterpress Christmas or generic Seasonal Holiday card for Free.

Our members sing the songs that we've been preparing all semester and perform for our classmates. This is a free event.

Come to Phipps Auditorium to see senior Luke Cornwell produce his senior thesis. It begins at 6:30 pm!

12:25 PM - 1:30 PM. Science Colloquium presents a speaker each week to discuss their work within a variety of scientific fields and disciplines.

December 5, 2015

Whirligigs will host an end of semester concert with songs and skits!

Harry Potter Night and Yule Ball will feature a dinner themed around Harry Potter and then a dance centered around the winter scenes.

The Aurora Free Library is seeking book donations, especially academic texts, for its bookstore, which helps fund the library’s work in the community.

News & updates
solidarity from wells with image of plate cracked to resemble tree outline
Wells students, faculty and staff celebrate college student activism across the nation and support for people around the world affected by terrorism,
Students with their poster at the conference
The conference, held in Minneapolis, also provided a chance to connect with student leaders from across the nation and learn about sustainability effo
field hockey and swim teams
The field hockey and swimming teams each host special benefit events this fall.
Courtney Bastian
The Wells senior experienced firsthand the intricate and precise practices of working with historical archives.
Charles Canham
Canham will hold guest lectures and workshops in basic and advanced courses as well as a special Science Colloquium talk.
featured Events
Sarah Konwahahawi Rourke at her desk
Sarah Konwahahawi Rourke ’03, Manager of the Native North American Travelling College, will discuss the work that she does.
The Oscilllator in Tualitin Hills Nature Park
The artist, educator and cultural worker presents an exhibition and residency on campus.
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