Welcome To Wesleyan!

Whether you are a first year, transfer, or international student, we are looking forward to helping you start your journey at Wesleyan College. New Student Orientation programming is designed to help all new students in their transition to campus. Please see our programs below for more information about what to expect.  

Students move into their room on move-in day.

Wesleyan College is committed to keeping our living and learning spaces safe by implementing physical distancing measures established by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to minimize the risk of contracting and spreading COVID-19. Measures being implemented on campus for the safety of our students.

Spring Orientation

Registration opens on October 1, 2020 at 8 AM.

Spring Orientation is a one-day program required for all new Wesleyan students. You will discuss your course schedule with an academic advisor, learn more about student resources available on campus, and connect with current students, faculty, and staff. This session follows the Spring Semester move-in date, and is not open for additional guests. Though this session is in-person, we will be adhering to CDC recommendation and campus safety measures. For additional accommodations or to attend a virtual Orientation, please contact New Student Orientation staff at orientation@wesleyancollege.edu

Registration opens on October 1, 2020 at 8 AM and the Spring Orientation schedule of events will be posted by December 1, 2020. Before you arrive for Spring Orientation, please make sure that you have completed all of the requirements listed on the Accepted Students page.

Click here to reserve your spot at Spring Orientation. 


JANUARY 16, 2021

WELCOME TO WESLEYAN! Whether you have taken classes at another campus or are starting college for the first time, we look forward to helping you start your journey at Wesleyan College. The following sessions will help you in your transition to campus. Please note that all sessions will be held in Pierce Chapel unless otherwise noted. 

9:00-9:15 am: New Student Check-In
Location: Pierce Chapel

Please check-in at the registration table in the lobby of Pierce Chapel to pick-up your new student orientation materials.

9:15-10:00 am: Welcome to Wesleyan: College and Campus Life

Join us as we discuss the essentials of campus life including information about campus departments, textbooks, dining, residence life, and much more!

10:00-10:30 am: Culture of CARE

At Wesleyan, we believe that all students have the right to feel protected on campus. In this session, our Chief Diversity Officer Tonya Parker will discuss what tools and resources Wesleyan has to create a community of respect and culture of C.A.R.E., and what you can do too.

10:30-11:00am: Academic Support & Resources

From one-on-one tutoring opportunities to accommodations, you will hear more about the resources available to you to support your academic career at Wesleyan from our Director of First Year Experience, Ken Blair.

11:00-11:30 am: Technology on Campus

Technology is a vital part of being successful at Wesleyan! During this session, Jan Tedders from our Computer & Information Resources will share tips for getting connected to wifi, the online campus portal system, accessing your class content, printing on campus, and more.

11:30-12:00 pm: COVID and Campus Health

COVID has impacted us all in some way, but we want you to feel safe as a member of our campus community. Join Ashlie Pullen, our campus Nurse Practitioner, in a session dedicated to how to best Protect the Pack!

12:00-1:00 pm: Lunch with the OLs

Have some lunch with the Orientation Leaders! Lunch is by RSVP only, so be sure that you complete the RSVP sent out via email.

1:00-2:00 pm: Taking Care of Business

It’s time to get ready for classes! Use this time to pick up your textbooks and any other Wesleyan merch from the campus store. The campus store will be open from 12 PM to 2 PM all weekend long. Orientation Leaders will be available after lunch to facilitate a campus tour.

New Student Move-In 

Get ready to make Wesleyan your home away from home! If you plan to live on campus, make sure to submit your housing application  as soon as possible to reserve your space. Residence Life will notify all new students of their housing assignment by December. 

New student move-in will be held on Friday, January 15, 2021 for first-year and transfer students. You will receive more information from Residence Life, including your specific move-in time, what to bring, and how to prepare for move-in, as we get closer to the spring. 

If you are an international student, please visit the International Admissions page for more information about move-in dates, transportation to campus, registering for classes, and deadlines for documentation. 

Welcome Week

Learn more about the Wesleyan community by attending Welcome Week events! Welcome Week activities are hosted by the Campus Activity Board (CAB) and are open to all students. Look out for more information about Welcome Week programs when you arrive on campus!

Accommodations & Questions 

If you need a special accommodation during any of the New Student Orientation programs listed above, please visit The Office of Disability Services page for more information. For questions about New Student Orientation programs or the new student experience, email orientation@wesleyancollege.edu or call (478) 757-5257. 

Calendar of Events

Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1:30 – 5:00 PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.

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Visit our Campus

Tour our beautiful 200-acre campus featuring Georgian architecture, lush green spaces, recreational facilities, residence halls, and worship center.

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NCAA Division III Athletics

Wesleyan College is home to five NCAA Division III sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and softball. In addition, we offer an award-winning Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Equestrian program.

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