New Student Move-In and Orientation

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Wells College is pleased to welcome all of our new students to campus! We're currently planning an exciting Orientation 2023! Check back soon for more information!

What to Expect

For more details, please see our "Arrival Process" page. (Please note: some students, including fall student-athletes, resident assistants and orientation leaders, will be returning to campus earlier this month; details will be shared with each group directly.)

Meal plans for new students begins at the start of Orientation. Family members and guests are welcome to enjoy lunch in the dining hall; cash/credit cards are accepted at the door.

Questions about arrival plans and orientation activities can be addressed to John Bennett, director of student activities, orientation and leadership, at or by phone at 315.364.3463. We look forward to welcoming you to campus in August!

Important Details about Your Arrival

Find all the details about what to pack, what to expect and what your first few days on campus will look like!


If you have any questions, please drop a line to our Student Affairs team at Welcome to Wells!

Please Note

The schedule of activities and events for student orientation program is subject to change at any time. Please check back here regularly for updates.

This page was last updated on October 27, 2022

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