We're so excited that youโ€™re joining us at WHACK Fall '17! We have an awesome weekend planned for you, and we hope you have an incredible time. This site has links to important resources you will need during WHACK.

Share your photos

Enter our Social Media Challenge by using our official hashtag #wellesleyhacks! Post anytime before 1pm on Sunday, November 12 for a chance to win a Disney Moana Ocean Voyage LEGO set.

Event Spaces

Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall

On Friday, registration and the opening ceremony will take place here. The Alumnae Ballroom and Auditorium will be available as hacking spaces.

Diana Chapman Walsh Alumnae Hall

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center

This is where workshops and the closing ceremony will take place. After 2pm on Saturday, Tishman Commons will open up as a hacking space.

Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center

๐Ÿ’ผ What should I bring?

Here are some things you should bring:

- Valid photo ID

- Laptop and a charger

- Sleeping bag & toiletries

- Water bottle

๐Ÿ“… Event Schedule

This year, we're partnering with Guidebook to bring you a mobile-friendly version of our full event schedule! Here's how to the get the guide:

1. Download the Guidebook app

2. Search for "WHACK Fall 2017"

๐Ÿ’ฌ Communication


Finding a Team

If you don't have a team yet, you can look for other people to work with using the #team-finding channel!

Contacting Us

Don't know how to find the showers? Want to know when food will arive? We've got answers! Just shoot us a message us in the #support channel.

๐Ÿ’ Mentorship



Username: first name followed by last name (i.e.. John Smith-Kelly's usernmae is JohnSmith-Kelly)

Password: whackfall2017

Requesting Help

Have a technical question? You can use HELPq to file a ticket and a mentor will come to you! Try to be as specific as possible when asking questions, and don't forget to let mentors know how they can easily find you.

๐Ÿ“ฎ Prizes & Project Submissions


All submissions are due on Sunday, November 12 at 10:00 AM sharp. After you submit your project, you will have 1 hour to prepare for the first Project Expo.

To submit:

1. Have all your team members create individual Devpost accounts.

2. Submit your project through the WHACK Devpost and add everyone on your team to your project.

3. Choose your prize categories.

๐Ÿ“ž Contact Info

Below is some key contact information for the hackathon organizers and some Wellesley College services. In the case of an emergency, please call Campus Police or dial 911 if urgent medical attention is required.

WHACK Team: #support channel on Slack

Campus Police (Non-Emergency): (781) 283-2121

Campus Police (Emergency): (781) 283-5555

๐Ÿ“œ MLH Rules

We are sanctioned by and participate in Major League Hacking (MLH). You authorize us to share certain application/registration information for event administration, ranking, MLH administration, and occasional messages about hackathons in line with the MLH Privacy Policy .

Additionally, all participants must abide by the MLH code of conduct.