More than 30,000 Wesleyan alumni live throughout the United States and across the world.  And they are all Cardinals for life.  The Wesleyan Alumni Network is a vibrant community offering lifelong opportunities for alumni to stay connected with each other and the University.  You are invited to explore them all and discover which work best for you!



Looking to get more involved? Want to meet other Wes alumni in your city? Wondering how to reach your freshman roommate? Start here.



Wesleyan has flourished as an institution because of the generous and consistent support from generations of alumni, parents and friends.



Host an event. Join a committee. Mentor a student or fellow alumni. There are many ways to give back to alma mater.


Jun 22

Boomers to Busters: Summer Solstice Rooftop Soiree

Enjoy the latest sunset of the summer while taking in the wonderful views of Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Jun 23

5th NYC Little Three Alumni of Color Celebration

Join us for the 5th NYC Little Three Alumni of Color Celebration.

Brooklyn, NY, 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Jun 24

Defiantly Different – 49th NYC Pride March

Join the Wesleyan LGBTQ Alumni Network at the 49th NYC Pride March - the biggest Pride celebration in the world!  

New York, NY, 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Alumni Celebrate A Festive Reunion, Commencement 2018

Alumni—especially those whose class years ended in 3 or 8—joined the families of graduating seniors of Wesleyan’s Class of 2018 for a campus-wide series of celebrations, WESeminars, thesis exhibitions, and festivities.

New Book By Sachs ’97 Inspires Readers To Push Thought Boundaries

Ready to step outside your comfort zone? We recently spoke to Jonah Sachs ’97, who explores what empowers some people to respond to change with creative breakthroughs while the rest of us spend our lives clinging to the safety of “the way it’s always been done,” in his new book, Unsafe Thinking: How to Be Nimble & Bold When You Need It Most (Da Capo Press, 2018).

Formerly Enslaved Woman Honored At 1820 Gravesite

On May 9, a group of students, faculty, and Middletown friends joined Jumoke McDuffie-Thurmond ’19 and Chief Ayanda Clarke ’99 in a spiritual commemoration ceremony to honor a woman, Silva Storms, who died in 1820 and was buried in the cemetery on Vine Street, across from the Beman Triangle.
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