Wesleyan University in MiddletownFounded in 1831 by Methodist leaders, Wesleyan University is a private liberal arts college in Middletown, CT near the Connecticut River. Wesleyan University is known for its dedication to providing a well-rounded education in the arts and sciences. Today, 2,700 undergraduates and 200 graduate students attend one of the 900 courses offered each year. Prospective students and their families should make sure to participate in a campus tour and experience the history and culture of this bustling college community. Book your campus tour at www.wesleyan.edu/admission and find out more about planning your visit.
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Wesleyan R.J. Julia Bookstore
This bookstore opened in May 2017 and is an easy walking distance from the Inn at Middletown. This beautiful building has high ceilings with tin detail, ample natural light, and a two-story open concourse design that provides a spacious, airy environment for reading and shopping, the Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore houses approximately 18,000 books, with a special section highlighting authors from the Wesleyan community. In addition to books, the store sells a wide range of both Wesleyan-themed and general apparel and merchandise. The store's quiet lower level evokes a library, with seating areas for exploring new books. This area opens up to seat hundreds of guests for author events, and also houses the store's textbook department.
Prices -Tours of the Wesleyan University campus are free to the public
Hours -8 am - 2 am Monday - Friday; 10 am - 2 am Saturday and Sunday
- Crowell Concert Series
- you can find current events at Center for the Arts
- Performing Arts Series
- Music at the Russell House
- Book Store Events
- Campus Tours
- NESCAC - New England Small College Athletic Conference, NCAA Division III
- Art and Dance
- Theater Productions