Frontiers College Fair: Information for Colleges

The college fair will be primarily for participants of Frontiers, WPI’s selective, residential summer program for high school students.  Each summer, Frontiers brings over 200 rising juniors and seniors to the WPI campus from across the U.S. and around the world.  These participants have the opportunity to experience college life and learn from WPI faculty in areas of science, technology, engineering, math, and the humanities.  In addition to the Frontiers participants, members of the WPI Community and students from the Massachusetts Academy of Math & Science will be invited to attend.  

Additional details:  

Date:  Monday, July 13, 2015

Time: 7 - 8:30 p.m.  Representatives are welcome to arrive any time after 6 p.m. to set up and enjoy some light refreshments.  We encourage you to arrive by 6:30 p.m. to allow time to drop off materials, find parking, and set up.  

Directions and material drop-off: If you wish to download directions to the WPI campus, you may do so here.  If you are using GPS, WPI is located at 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA.  Upon arriving on campus, we will have plenty of signage directing you to our material drop-off location in front of the Bartlett Center (Undergraduate Admissions).    

Fair Location: WPI Rubin Campus Center, Odeum (2nd floor)  

Parking: We will direct you to the closest parking location upon collecting your materials; however, you are welcome to park in any of the Visitor lots surrounding our campus.  One parking lot that is conveniently located is the West Street Lot, located at the intersection of West Street and Institute Road.   

Campus Map: You can download a campus map with call-outs to all the important locations noted above here.  

Accommodations: If you are traveling from a distance, we do have several hotels nearby.  You can peruse a list here.  The Courtyard by Marriott Worcester on Grove Street is about a half mile from campus.

Dress:  Please feel free to dress comfortably. The venue will be air conditioned. 

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