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"The culture at Wells I've found to be just innately friendly, and people say hi to you just if they know your face. I like that I can make friends in other disciplines and learn what they have experienced and what their expertise is."

Kateri Pelton '19
Theatre & Dance Major, Business Minor, Actor, Stage Manager, Backstage Technician

Visit us this spring!

Wells College is open and we'd be delighted to welcome you for a campus visit! 
Please view our online schedule to schedule a personalized tour. Tours are offered Monday - Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and Saturdays between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. If you'd like to visit outside of these hours, just let us know and we can work with you to schedule your visit at whatever time works for you!

Per current safety guidelines, all campus visitors must wear masks, maintain social distancing, and complete our COVID screening form in advance. At this time, visitors to the admissions office are limited to parties of three or fewer individuals. If you have any questions whatsoever, please call 800-952-9355.

Virtual Tour

Take a virtual tour on your own...or with a student!

Wells' lakeside campus is located on the eastern banks of Cayuga Lake in New York State's popular Finger Lakes region and is breathtaking no matter the season. Feel like you're standing in the middle of campus on a bright summer day with our virtual tour. Peek inside classrooms, professor's offices, and residence halls. Click the link above to get started, or for a more personalized experience, sign up for one of our student-led tour sessions by clicking the link below.


Upcoming Virtual Events 

Join us for an open house, academic panel, or lakeside lounge!


Come learn about our warm, welcoming, and tight-knight campus community, student life, and much more!


Learn more about academic life from a panel of faculty, students, and alumni and get your questions answered in our live chat Q&A session!  Panels begin at 4:30 p.m. 


Get the inside scoop about student life, academics, traditions, and more, directly from a Wells admissions counselor. This is a great opportunity to get your questions answered and to meet other students interested in Wells!  All sessions are Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m. Click the dates below to register!

  • April 14: Financial Aid for admitted students with Laura and April
  • April 28: International students at Wells with Melinda
  • April 28: 21st Century Leadership and Henry Wells Scholars Chat
  • May 5: Alumnae and Alumni with Giavarna
  • May 12, 19, 26
  • June 9, 16, 23


Celebrate your admission to Wells! Meet other admitted students, get to know your future professors, ask current students any questions you have, and much more!

  • Thursday, June 3 at 6:00 p.m. 


View Previous Events

Virtual Open House - April 3, 2021

Virtual Open House - October 17, 2020

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Our mission is for every student to think critically, reason wisely and act humanely as they cultivate meaningful lives. On our beautiful lakeside campus, students gain the knowledge, skills and experience to create their own unique path.

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