For Students

Registrar Staff is Working Remotely

The Registrar’s Office is currently handling its operations remotely during our normal operating hours (Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM). Please reach us by email at registrar@wellesley.edu.

Resources & Links for Students

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Workday Student Updates

Useful Workday instructions for students are available in the MyWellesley Portal under the Student Self-Service tab.

Academic History

Spring 2020 Registration in Workday

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Online Catalog and Course Browser

The Catalog lists all courses approved by the Curriculum Committee for the current academic year and which terms they are being offered. This online version is searchable by department/subject and a number of other criteria.

Refer to the Course Browser to check schedules, instructors and classroom locations by term. The list can be filtered by department, subject, schedule days and times, distribution requirements, as well as other criteria. Make sure to check the Course Browser the day before classes start, as classroom assignments may change.

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Registration & Waitlists

Fall & Spring Semesters

Registration overview lists dates and other important information (including PE Registration dates, add/drop period, deadline to declare a course credit/non, and withdrawal deadline) as well as detailed instructions and other resources.


Summer Session

Wellesley students as well as visiting students can take summer courses at Wellesley. Visit the Summer Session website for more information on how to apply and register.


Wintersession

Several 100 level language courses are offered on-campus during Wintersession each year, as well as a variety of travel courses. Students who wish to take a course offered on campus should Contact the Registrar's Office in order to register. If interested in a travel course, students should contact the instructors directly.


Cross-Registration with Babson, Brandeis, Olin and MIT

Cross-Registration information for current Wellesley students wishing to study at one of our partnering schools:

  • Babson College
  • Brandeis University
  • Franklin Olin College of Engineering
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology

and for students from these institutions looking to take courses at Wellesley College.


Waitlists

Students who are unable to register for a course but are interested in taking it may be able to join a Waitlist.

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Final Exams

The Registrar's Office coordinates Fixed Exams and Self-Scheduled Exams during Finals Period each Fall and Spring term. Check our website for lists of courses with Fixed or Self-Scheduled Exams, exam pickup dates, times and locations, as well as for information about requesting Accommodated Exams via Accessibility and Disability Services.

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Student Evaluation Questionnaires (SEQs)

SEQs must be completed by all students for each instructor, each semester. They are due on the last day of Final Exams.

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Grading System & Policies

Refer to our website for information on grades and grading:

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Study Abroad

Check the Office of International Studies (OIS) website if interested in Study Abroad opportunities.

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Transfer of Credit | Advanced Placement & International Baccalaureate Credit

Find information about AP and IB credit and transferring credit from other institutions.

Refer to the Transfer of Credit page to access the instructions on how to fill out and submit a Transfer of Credit form for review. Please make sure to read through the Transfer of Credit Guidelines to find out what kinds of courses are eligible to transfer to Wellesley.

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Thesis, Honors, & Fellowships

Check our website for Departmental Honors and Thesis Process information and timeline, Latin Honors information and eligibility criteria, as well as information, deadlines and FAQ for the Levitt and Schiff Fellowships.

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Transcripts

Order an official Transcript through the MyWellesley Portal under the Administrivia tab.

Current students can access their Unofficial Transcript (Grade Report) in Workday under Personal Information > Documents.

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Enrollment Verifications

Enrollment Verifications can be ordered via the National Student Clearinghouse. Students can access the link to order through the MyWellesley Portal. Current students can request one for free.

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Updating Your Information: Address / Name

Address Change: students can now change their address directly in Workday. Instructions are available under the Student Self-Service tab in the MyWellesley Portal.

Students who are undergoing a name change should refer to Wellesley's Student Name Policy and read through the instructions on how to go about requesting a Name Change.