Unofficial Orientation 2023: Financial Aid

This is an update of missweazy‘s update of Maury‘s update of fern‘s post. While we attempt to provide as much relevant and up-to-date information as possible please do not make decisions based on what you read here. All the most correct and comprehensive information will be found on Wesleyan’s Financial aid website. This article should only be used as a map to […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Jobs and Work Study

This is an update of missweazy’s update of Maury‘s update of fran’s post. Good luck getting one of those coveted library desk jobs tho lol This is part of our 2023 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ series here. Looking for a job? Here are some tips on where to look, who […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Being Green

Another repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of Samira‘s two updates of DMZ‘s original 2012 post. Don’t worry, though, because this article is like those pine trees you’re gonna save by reducing your printing use: Evergreen. This is part of our 2023 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Health Resources

This is an update of the re-written, re-edited, and re-updated repost from 2018 which was a repost from 2017, although ~health things~ have remained (basically) the same. The original is an updated version of a post originally written by Catherine MacLean ’14 which appeared on Wesleying. It also includes a section on resources for survivors of sexual assault by Ryden Nelson ’16 and Chloe […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Orientation 101

This is part of our 2023 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ series here. Orientation is a wild time. There are the parties you hear about people going to, but have no idea how to find. There are those first awkward meals with your hallmates/roommates. There are the […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Eating and Drinking things at Wes

This post is an updated version of an updated version of Sam’s update which was an updated version of wilk’s Eating and Drinking orientation article. This is part of our 2023 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ series here. Eating and drinking is a necessity for all living beings, even during your […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: WesLingo

This is part of our 2023 Unofficial Orientation Series. A quick reminder that you can check out the welcome post here and past years’ series here. This post is a repost of a repost of an updated repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a repost of a post for anyone who’s worried about sounding like a totally unassimilated dweeb walking around campus – which is inevitable, […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: WesAdmits Culture

Somewhere between the invention of Facebook and right this second came the very first WesAdmits. You’re likely already familiar with WesAdmits 2027 – it’s the Facebook group you got added to with your acceptance and where you learned that every single admitted student ever just happens to like both chill nights in and fun nights […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: Middletown Eating

Middletown has so many fantastic dining options that at first you might feel like this turtle: faced with an almost insurmountable mountain of deliciousness. Much like the above turtle, though, you’ve got to start somewhere. We’re here to give you a head start. From coffee-shop casual to awkward-family-dinner upscale, there’s food in Middletown for every occasion. […]

Unofficial Orientation 2023: What To Pack

This an updated version of Maury’s update of Fos’ coronavirus update of a not highly modified repost of Fern’s post from 2019 which was a highly updated version of Meli’s post from the year before, which is a repost of Sam’s post from the year before that, which is a  repost of Jackson’s post from the year before that, which was a repost of Frizzly’s post from the year before that, which was a repost of Samira’s post in 2013. This […]