Adjustments to the Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Please note the following adjustments to the Spring 2022 Academic Calendar

Remote drop/add attendance

January 27 and 28 classes will be held online.  During those two days, faculty have the option of allowing non-registered students to attend remotely. You can see which courses have made available the “Remote Course Access” in your WesPortal in the courses bucket or in the alert box. You will have access to link in WesPortal until 11:59 p.m. Friday, January 28.

Beginning on January 31, classes will be meeting in-person. Students should not attend in-person classes for which they are not registered, unless they have retained explicit permission from faculty. This is due to strict requirements for Covid classroom capacity compliance.

Grading Mode

Only courses offered for “student option” grading mode allow students to choose between taking the course for A-F or CR/U.  Please be sure to confirm your grading option in your courses by 5 p.m. on February 23.  

Jan 20 – Feb 9 Drop/Add period
Jan 20 – Feb 9 On-campus enrollment period for undergraduates and graduates
Jan 27 Classes begin
Feb 23 Grading mode option deadline 5:00 p.m.
Mar 4 Last day to withdraw from 3rd quarter classes
Mar 11 3rd quarter classes end
Mar 12 – Mar 20 Spring break
Mar 21 4th quarter classes begin. 4th quarter classes may be added or dropped during the five working days following the first class meeting
Apr 27 Last day to withdraw from full semester and 4th quarter classes
May 4 Classes end
May 5 – May 9 Reading period
May 10 – May 13 Final examinations

Winter Language Buddy

Wondering if you should sign up to be a Winter Language Buddy? If any of the statements below apply to you, then your answer should be YES!

  • You want to keep practicing the language you’re learning.
  • You want to help someone practice a language they’re learning.
  • You want to brush up on your previous language skills.
  • You are in need of a buddy to talk to over the winter break.

Sign up here by Monday, December 20th.

Questions? Feel free to reach out to me directly at eparis@wesleyan.edu

Finals Write-In & Study Space

This Sunday, 12/12 from 4-9pm in Boger, GCC, and the COL Library the Writing Workshop will be hosting the Finals-Write In. The event will feature writing tutors for drop-in appointments, peer advisors, the student ombudsperson, and get through finals goodie bags. The Write-In is meant to be a space on campus for students to work together in community during what is often a stressful time.

Struggling in Your Courses? Discover New Approaches To Studying and Learning

Cori Anderson, Assistant Professor of the Practice in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, will be offering a Zoom workshop to introduce basic principles of metacognition and select metacognitive learning strategies.  This workshop will focus on empowering you to think about and be able to assess your own learning and will equip you with new learning tools to implement in your courses.

 

Come to Math Jam!

Are you a first-generation student? Need to sharpen your skills in math?  Come to Math Jam for peer support!

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9:30pm, Vanguard Lounge, CAAS Building, 343 High Street

For more information contact Professor Ilesanmi Adeboye at iadeboye@wesleyan.edu.

Math Jam.  Tuesdays and Thursdays 8-9:30pm, Vanguard Lounge, CAAS Building, 343 High Street

Peer Technology Specialist Position Available

Student Academic Resources (SAR) is seeking to hire a student to join our team of Peer Technology Specialists. If you have an aptitude for learning using digital tools and technologies, an interest in helping others navigate a wide variety of digital tools, and the ability to demonstrate and train others on the use of various technology programs, we encourage you to apply! The student will be hired and trained to join our current Peer Technology Specialists to work throughout this academic year.

Among other things, the Peer Technology Specialists will work on:

  • Coordinating campus-wide outreach to increase awareness of digital tools and technologies available
  • Organizing workshops and meeting with individuals who are interested in various technologies and/or digital tools, in order to assist them with exploring programs, learning how to use them, and providing referrals as needed
  • Researching, and seeking campus input on, new technology initiatives

To learn more and/or apply to the position, please see our Handshake Posting (https://wesleyan.joinhandshake.com/jobs/5407176)! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to Crystal Rose Hill-Farrell (chill01@wesleyan.edu).

M is for Math Jam!

What is Math Jam?

Math Jam is an additional resource for students taking introductory math classes that is intended to complement the Math Workshop, CA sessions, or a professor’s office hours.

Where can I find Math Jam?

Math Jam is located in the Vanguard Lounge of the Center for African American Studies Building (343 High Street). The sessions are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 8 – 9:30 pm.

Why Math Jam?

Community + Practice = Success!

At Math Jam, space is available for students to come on their own, or in a group, to work on homework sets, study for exams, and find new study partners. Experienced tutors are on-site, ready to answer questions and review concepts as they arise.

Wesleyan Women in Science – WesCourses Event 4/9

Come get the inside scoop on classes from juniors and seniors in all of the different STEM majors (no professors allowed!) You can get help thinking about next semester as well as your whole plan for your major, getting involved with research, or any other questions you might have. Join Wesleyan Women in Science remotely on Friday, April 8th at noon! All WesWIS events are open to all genders and majors.

Meeting ID: 997 1629 0964