Grad Housing Facts

Facts about The Graduate Properties

How do I apply for the graduate properties?

New graduate students will receive additional information from the graduate admissions office in late spring.  If you are a current WPI student, please fill out the Application for Graduate Housing to be placed on the waitlist, and make sure to read over the Graduate Housing Agreement. 

How long is the housing contract?

The housing contract is for 10 months: August 1 – May 31st.  

Can I live in the graduate properties for more than 1 year?

By March 1, occupants will inform Residential Services if they are returning for the next year.  Masters students can live in the graduate properties for 2 years and PHD students can live in the properties for up to 6 years.  PHD students needing to stay longer than 6 years will be placed as space is available.  

What is the minimum time I have to live in the graduate properties?

The contract is for 10 months.  There are no early releases.  If a student leaves WPI, the refund schedule will be based on the college refund schedule.  

What are the rules to live in the graduate properties?

Please see the attached Housing Contract.  Occupants of the graduate properties are subject to the terms and conditions of the housing contact as well as residential policies and the student code of conduct at WPI.  

Can I choose my roommates?

Assignments are made on an as available basis.  We will do our best to accommodate roommate requests.  

Are the graduate properties furnished?

Most spaces have a bed/desk/bureau that is residence hall furniture.  Salisbury Estates has living room/dining room furniture.  Some of the apartments/houses have living room/dining room furniture.  The furniture stays with the unit and will not be removed.  

Are there family housing spaces?

We have very limited space available for married couples and students with children.  Please work with Amy Beth directly and we will accommodate your needs if possible.  

What is included in my rent?

In the houses/apartments close to campus, all utilities are included with the exception of land line telephone/cable TV/internet access.  Everything is included in Salisbury Estates.

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