arrive curious
graduate prepared.
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Come see for yourself!
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 if Wells is just the right place for you!
President Gibralter with view of Cayuga Lake
Wells President Gibralter Published in USA Today
His essay "Why Every New College Student Should Find a Mentor" discusses the benefits of mentorship relationships on campus.
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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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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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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.
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.
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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.
The annual celebration of Cayuga and Haudenosaunee culture includes informative lectures and a peach tree planting.
The best way to see yourself at Wells is to visit! Take an opportunity to explore campus and really get to know us at our Open House on Saturday, October 22.
The College received recognition from the Princeton Review and the Sierra Club "Cool Schools" List for sustainability practices and education.
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
This talk will describe some of the research outputs from the various participating academics in the Operation Wallacea summer biodiversity research programs. The Opwall research teams have published 250+ papers including two in Nature over the last 8 years, so there is a huge amount of material...
Wednesday
September 28, 2016
Be sure to show your spirit and pride by wearing red or Wells gear =)
This tutorial will teach students how to use Premier Literacy, a text-to-speech and study skills software. The tutorial will be held in the Learning Commons of Long Library.
The Visiting Writers Series is proud to welcome poet Zach Savich and prose writer Hilary Plum to Wells. Zach Savich is the author of five books of poetry, including most recently The Orchard Green and Every Color, along with a book of prose. His work has received the Iowa Poetry Prize, the Colorado...
Thursday
September 29, 2016
Please join visiting writers Zach Savich and Hilary plum for a discussion of writing, literature, and the writing life. Savich has published many books of poems, two books of nonfiction, and countless reviews and essays. Plum has published a novel and a book of nonfiction, and has co-directed a...
Friday
September 30, 2016
Each week, a new speaker discusses their work in the sciences.
Sunday
October 2, 2016
The senior class will be auctioning a variety different items off to the Wells Community! Stop by to support the Class of 2017, plus get yourself some awesome goodies!
Wells College Ski and Snowboarding Club will be hosting a movie night for all students interested. There will be food and drink provided!
News & updates
Sep
22
2016
awardee portraits
This year's recipients exemplify the spirit of the Wells community as they support and advocate for at-risk communities.
Sep
19
2016
metal type letter W and hand-made chapbook
Wells College Press invites submissions to its annual contest; the winning manuscript will be published as a letterpress printed, hand-sewn chapbook.
Sep
16
2016
The College received recognition from the Princeton Review and the Sierra Club "Cool Schools" List for sustainability practices and education.
Sep
15
2016
Iroquois Confederacy flag and Peachtown title text
The annual celebration of Cayuga and Haudenosaunee culture includes informative lectures and a peach tree planting.
Sep
13
2016
Wells participants with green volunteer shirts
Five students and two professors staffed a pit stop along the 100-mile course.
featured Events
Sep
28
2016
portraits of zach savich and hilary plum
The two writers will read from their publications and discuss the writing process.
Oct
14
2016
Jason Bernagozzi, Cathodic Vernacular (2016), 24"x12"x12" Modified CRT Television, Sonically Driven Electromagnets, Speaker
Wells' String Room Gallery Hosts Group Art Exhibition Featuring “Resurrected” Video Media.
Oct
22
2016
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Interested in Wells? Join us for our Open House, tour campus, talk with faculty, meet our students, and more.
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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