arrive curious
graduate prepared.
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Summer Open Houses
Want to know more about what Wells is like? Come visit our beautiful campus! We'll show you around and let you explore. Get to know us and decide for yourself is Wells is just the right for place for you! Summer Open Houses are Saturday, July 23rd, and Saturday, August 6th.
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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.
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Learn about Our Majors in Sustainability and Criminal Justice
Both programs are rooted in a multidisciplinary approach that combines an understanding of theory with practical knowledge related to real-world challenges.
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Wells' Fascinating History
Wells recently made the top spot on a list of "50 of the Most Historically Notable Colleges in America." We're honored by this recognition and proud of the many dedicated people who have contributed to and made efforts to preserve the history we have here in Aurora. Read more of our history at www.wells.edu/about/history.
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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.
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Thinking about Wells?
Our admissions office would be happy to send you a packet of information about our programs, additional academic opportunities, and campus life.
Young Alumni Award winners
Alumnae and Alumni Stay Connected.
Alums remain connected 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.
The New York State Department of Education recently approved two new major programs.
The College gave five students special honors and conferred emerita status for Professor Goddard.
The Wells College Department of Athletics is hosting summer camps in basketball, lacrosse, swimming and soccer this summer.
Four members of the Class of 2016 presented and discussed their scholarship at the conference.
Wells
Weekly
What's happening on campus
TODAY
Sunday, July 24, 2016
Monday
July 25, 2016
The student-run café and coffee shop will be open all summer!
Coming through Aurora over break? Check out some things to do in the area!
Tuesday
July 26, 2016
Learning to read and write well—for both professional and personal reasons—enables students in the English program to fully explore their place in the world, and thereby live a richer, fuller, more examined life.
Wednesday
July 27, 2016
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
Thursday
July 28, 2016
Want to stay up to date on all of the events at Wells College? Download the Wells Events App now!
Interested in the different study abroad opportunities open to Wells students?
Friday
July 29, 2016
Find Wells t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats, and giftware in the College Store Online.
Saturday
July 30, 2016
The office provides information on internships, work-study opportunities, job searches, resume and interview tips, and more.
News & updates
Jul
21
2016
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The new Director of Diversity and Inclusion and Residence Hall Director joined the office this summer.
Jun
22
2016
kishan zuber
President Gibralter announces the hiring of Kishan Zuber to lead admissions and financial aid.
Jun
14
2016
campus photo with banner and Zabriskie Hall
The New York State Department of Education recently approved two new major programs.
Jun
2
2016
student discussing research with participants at the conference
Four members of the Class of 2016 presented and discussed their scholarship at the conference.
Jun
2
2016
morgan holtsclaw receiving award
The College gave five students special honors and conferred emerita status for Professor Goddard.
featured Events
Aug
21
2016
Students wearing Wells t-shirts at Orientation
New students are welcomed to campus early to settle into their residence hall, learn about life at Wells, and start building new friendships and relat
Aug
25
2016
seniors at convocation
The Fall Convocation ceremony begins the academic year by welcoming new and returning students, faculty and staff to Wells.
Sep
26
2016
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Learn about options for continuing your studies after graduation!
ARRIVE CURIOUS ∴ GRADUATE PREPARED
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Wells College promises a relevant liberal arts and sciences education. Intellectually challenging. Reinterpreted for today. Classroom teaching combined with hands-on learning. Wells graduates enter the world prepared for successful futures.

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