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Wellesley College Athletics - Student-Athlete Handbook

Wellesley College Athletics - Student-Athlete Handbook

Last updated 08/28/2023

Hey Now Blue!

On behalf of our faculty coaches and staff, I want to welcome all of our student-athletes to Wellesley and our Blue Nation Family.

Whether you are returning for a new season or starting your first, all of our coaches and administrators are here to make sure you can maximize your time at Wellesley and have a successful experience both academically and athletically.

Important information and links to campus partners can be found below but please reach out and use our coaches and administrators as a resource throughout your time at Wellesley.

Go Blue!

Bethany Ellis
Director of Athletics; Chair of PERA

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Not finding what you are looking for?

Consider reaching out to your Class Dean to set-up an advising appointment. Students can email their Class Dean directly to set up a meeting. Additionally, the Class Deans have also published Links to Campus Resources for all students where you can find additional information.

Wellesley Athletics Policies

The following policies are specific to or important for varsity student-athletes at Wellesley College to know, understand, and follow. Student-athletes should also follow all team policies put forward by head coaches.

Student-athletes should recognize that all College-wide policies and procedures outlined in the Wellesley College Student Handbook, including (but not limited to) The Honor CodeAcademic Programs, the Drug & Alcohol Policy, the Hazing Policy and Campus Life supersede any and all Athletics policies.

NCAA Compliance

As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) at the Division III level, Wellesley College must adhere to NCAA Division III rules and regulations. for additional information, please refer to the categories below.

If you have any questions regarding NCAA compliance, please reach out to Katie Galiardi, Senior Associate Athletic Director at

Student-Athlete Leadership Opportunities

Awards & Recognition

If you have additional questions or concerns please contact your head coach and/or Katie Galiardi, Senior Associate Director of Athletics & PERA at