Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What activities are planned for Homecoming Weekend?
A: Click here to view the Homecoming Weekend 2012 Schedule

Q: Which classes are celebrating a Reunion during Homecoming Weekend?
A: Classes 1987, 1992, 2002, 2007, 2012 will celebrate at Homecoming Weekend, October 5 & 6, 2012.

Q: Do I need to register for Homecoming Weekend?
A: Yes, we would love to know if you are coming so we can plan appropriately for food and events. Online Registration is now closed. Onsite Registration will be available Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Alumni Welcome Center in Harrington Auditorium Lobby, 10 am to 4 pm.

Q: What kind of lodging is available for Homecoming Weekend?
A: Hotel information is available through our accommodations site.

Q: What should I bring to Homecoming?
A: Photos of family and friends, memorabilia from your college years, and a camera.

Q: What is the standard dress at Homecoming?
A: Dress casually and comfortably for daytime activities.

Q: Are places to shop on campus and near campus?
A: Don't forget to stop by the WPI Bookstore (Campus Center, main level) to purchase your WPI apparel and other items. Alumni will receive a discount coupon valid during Homecoming Weekend. Also, visit the Alumni Welcome Center for a list of local shops and restaurants.

Q: Can I bring alcohol to on campus events?
A: A note about alcohol: WPI is very conscious of the possible dangers of alcohol.  To provide a healthy and safe environment for students, alumni and their families, we ask our guests at Homecoming to remember and adhere to Massachusetts Law, which prohibits underage drinking as well as open containers of alcohol (including beer and wine).  We request your cooperation and understanding to create a supportive environment for our students and community.  Working together, we can make Homecoming a special day for our friends of all ages.

Q: Will there be a photographer on campus?
Yes, we hire a photographer to capture the entire weekend.  By attending Homecoming Weekend, you understand and agree that WPI will be taking photos of Homecoming events and may publish them in any format or media without additional permission from you if you are in the photo.  Photos will be available on the alumni website after Homecoming!

Disclaimer

Please note: By attending Homecoming Weekend, you understand and agree that WPI will be taking photos of Homecoming events and may publish them in any format or media without additional permission from you if you are in the photo.

 
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Are there questions we didn't answer?

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at +1-508-831-5600 or alumni–office@wpi.edu. Check for updates and additional information on the WPI Alumni Homecoming site.