In addition to the main Margaret Clapp library,which also houses special collections (rare books) and archives, Wellesley has four additional libraries: Science, Art, Music, and Astronomy. The total collection has 1.3 million volumes and 2,500 active periodical subscriptions.
The Science Center’s equipment includes an X-ray diffractometer, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) spectrometers, electron microscopes, and argon and dye lasers. The Davis Museum & Cultural Center’s extensive collections and exhibitions distinguished the Davis as one of the leading art museums and cultural institutions of the Greater Boston area. Whitin Observatory has three permanent telescopes: 6-inch and 12-inch Alvan Clark refractors and a 24-inch telescope. The Margaret C. Ferguson Greenhouses, the Alexandra Botanic Gardens, and the Hunnewell Arboretum contain one of the largest teaching collections of plants in the Northeast.
nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, health service, health insurance
minority student, career, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training
24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code