Student Life

Pages & Playlists
Spring 2024
Recent publications by Wellesley authorsMore
Come to the Table
Winter 2024
Founded in 1904 in College Hall, is student-operated café located in the basement of Founders Hall, serving coffee, pastries, and a variety of cleverly named sandwiches.More
An architectural drawing shows what the new cafe in Clapp Library. might look like.
Fall 2023
Reports From Around CampusMore
A photo portrait of T. Peaches Valdez, dean of admission and financial aid
Fall 2023
In June, the Supreme Court issued its ruling on affirmative action in college admissions, significantly limiting how colleges can consider race during the selection process. T. Peaches Valdes, dean of admission and financial aid, discusses how the College is adapting to the new landscape the ruling created while maintaining its commitment to diversity.More
Students climb a rope structure during a trust exercise.
Fall 2023
As part of the College’s new three-day immersive Civic Action Lab in August, 30 sophomores traveled to Thompson Island in Boston Harbor and participated in team building exercises.More
Members of the class of ’23 cheer as degrees are conferred during the commencement ceremony on May 20.
Summer 2023
Gray skies delivered rain on May 20, yet campus was awash in shades of yellow as commencement attendees and seniors alike dressed for the yellow class of 2023’s big day.More
A photo shows a close up of a trans flag stole worn by a graduating senior. In the background another student wears a Pride fag stole.
Summer 2023
Early in 2023, in between completing the requirements for their math major and training with Wellesley’s crew team, Charlie (a pseudonym) considered what they wanted to accomplish before graduating in May.More
A photo shows Zaria Bunn ’23, winner of Hooprolling 2023, and her friends raising their hoops after the race.
Summer 2023
Zaria Bunn ’23, a theatre studies major and women’s and gender studies minor from Asheville, N.C., won the 128th annual Hooprolling race by a comfortable margin.More
A photo of Bilqis Ayeni ’23
Summer 2023
When Bilqis Ayeni ’23 first heard about the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program for young people in Africa, it sounded so unbelievable, she actually laughed. As a student in Nigeria hoping to attend college abroad, she learned about the scholarship in an advertisement her mother sent her.More
Eve Zimmerman, Haruki Murakami, and Koichi Hagimoto, associate professor of Spanish, on stage in Alumnae Hall.
Summer 2023
Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall auditorium was packed as acclaimed Japanese author Haruki Murakami gave the annual Cornille Lecture. Murakami was the Mary L. Cornille Distinguished Visiting Professor in the Humanities for the spring semester. His presence on campus generated great excitement: The first night tickets were available, 430 Wellesley students registered for his lecture.More