Resources › For Students and Parents Photo Tour of the Wellesley College Campus Share Flipboard Email Print For Students and Parents College Admissions Choosing A College College Admissions Process College Profiles College Rankings Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated March 06, 2017 01 of 13 Green Hall at Wellesley College Green Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove The iconic tower at Wellesley College is part of Green Hall, a building situated on the east side of the academic quad. The building houses administrative offices and foreign language programs. 02 of 13 Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College Alumnae Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Completed in 1923, Alumnae Hall houses Wellesley's largest auditorium. In the lower level is a large ballroom. 03 of 13 Beebe Hall at Wellesley College Beebe Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Beebe Hall is one of the four residential buildings that make up the Hazard Quad. 04 of 13 The Wellesley Chapel The Wellesley Chapel. Photo Credit: Allen Grove The Houghton Memorial Chapel on Wellesley College's campus features Tiffany stained glass windows. The building is used for church services, meetings, and select concerts. Wellesley's long tradition of "step singing" takes place on the stairs leading into the chapel. 05 of 13 A Gothic Doorway Under Green Hall at Wellesley College A Gothic Doorway Under Green Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Visitors exploring Wellesley's campus are often delighted to find lots of small paths and passageways such as the narrow stairway that terminates in this Gothic doorway under Green Hall. 06 of 13 The Tower of Green Hall at Wellesley College The Tower of Green Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Towering 182' over Wellesley College's academic quad, the tower of Green Hall houses a 32-bell carillon. Students frequently play the bells. 07 of 13 Lake Waban Viewed from the Wellesley Campus Lake Waban from the Wellesley Campus. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Wellesley College is situated on the edge of Lake Waban. A walking path circles the lake, and walkers will find several picturesque seating areas such as these benches on the north shore. 08 of 13 Pendleton Hall at Wellesley College Pendleton Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Pendleton Hall is a long building on the north edge of Wellesley's academic quad. The building is home to many academic programs: Anthropology, Art, Economics, Education, Japanese, Political Science and Sociology. 09 of 13 Schneider at Wellesley College Schneider at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Before the opening of the Wang Campus Center, Schneider was home to a popular dining area. Today the building houses the Wellesley College radio station, several student organizations and administrative offices. 10 of 13 The Science Center at Wellesley College The Science Center at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Wellesley students either love or hate the Science Center. Built in 1977, it looks like no other building on campus. The lofty interior of the main building looks like the outdoors -- complete with green floors, blue ceiling and the exterior of a brick building. Outside the building features concrete support beams, exposed elevator shafts, and lots of pipes. The Science Center houses a science library as well as the departments of astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer science, geology, math, physics and psychology. 11 of 13 Shakespeare House at Wellesley College Shakespeare House at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Shakespeare House is true to its name. The Tudor-style house is home to Wellesley's oldest continuing society, the Shakespeare Society. Students put on a performance of a Shakespeare play every semester. 12 of 13 Tower Court and Severance Hall at Wellesley College Tower Court and Severance Hall at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Tower Court (on the right) and Severance Hall (on the left) are part of the Tower Court Complex, a popular residential complex at Wellesley College. The buildings are close to Lake Waban and Clapp Library. The hill on the left side of the photo is a favorite for sledding during the winter months. 13 of 13 The Wang Campus Center at Wellesley College The Wang Campus Center at Wellesley College. Photo Credit: Allen Grove Wellesley College's recent and ambitious fund-raising campaign resulted in a total rebuilding of the west side of campus. Projects included an architecturally unique parking garage, restoration of wetlands, and the building of the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center. The center is the result of a $25 million gift from Lulu and Anthony Wang. It was the largest gift by an individual ever given to a woman's college. The Wang Campus Center houses the college bookstore, a large dining area, common spaces, and student mail services. If visiting, be sure to explore the building and try out all the unusual chairs in the lounge areas.