Parents and Families

Welcome. We are glad you found us and hope you will find much useful information here about life at Wells College.

"I find it very comfortable as well as a prestigious thing to share knowledge and to see how the next generation is contributing to economic development."

Gehan Dhameeth
Assistant Professor of Business; Chair, Business Program
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family poses for photos on mens' basketball senior day
orientation leaders welcome new students in fall 2020
Hayley '23 poses outside of Schwartz

Resources for Parents and Families

This page is intended on giving parents and family members quick, easy access to information about their student's time at Wells College. If you have any questions or concerns, please get in touch with us at

Fall 2022 Semester

For new first-year and transfer students, the semester begins with a multi-day orientation program that connects them with advisors and helps give them the lay of the land on campus. For more details and a tentative schedule, please visit the Orientation 2022 website.

Friends and Family Weekend: Oct. 21–23, 2022

Our Student Affairs staff has been working hard to put together a weekend full of great activities. Join your Wells College student for a meet-and-greet with faculty and staff, athletic games, dance concert, a photo booth, bingo games and even a haunted trail hike!

More info will be shared with students and parents early in the fall 2022 semester. Stay tuned!

About the 2022–2023 Academic Year

To see a list of important dates for the upcoming academic year, click here for the academic calendar.

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