WPI Plans for Fall Opening Latest Information
The WPI Office of Undergraduate Admissions is continuously monitoring the evolving situation relative to the COVID-19 outbreak and its impact on university visits, admissions, and enrollment. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to your admissions-related questions and to learn more about WPI's overall response

Talk to Us

Send an email through our form to request a chat with a current student, faculty member, graduate, or Admissions counselor. You can also reach the Office of Admissions at admissions@wpi.edu.

Meet our Admissions Team

The Admissions staff looks forward to meeting you on campus and around the world! Learn more about us, and get in touch any questions you have about the admissions and application process, campus visit options, or when we’ll be on the road in a city near you.

Regular Hours

We are open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and select Saturdays in the fall September, October, November, and April.

Campus visits last just over two hours and include an information session and campus tour. Read more about our campus visit options, and check our calendar for dates and times of available visits.

Holiday Schedule

WPI will be closed the following dates:

  • April 20, 2020
  • May 25, 2020
  • July 4, 2020
  • September 7, 2020
  • Afternoon of November 24, 2020
  • November 25–27, 2020
  • December 23, 2020–January 4, 2021
  • January 18, 2021

Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer Recesses

The Admissions Office is open, but undergraduate classes are not in session, on the following dates: 

  • Summer: May 5–August 26, 2020
  • Fall: October 16–26, 2019
  • Winter: December 18-23, 2020; January 4-12, 2021
  • Spring: March 8–12, 2021
  • Additional dates: April 20, 2020; December 11, 2020; February 25–26, 2021; April 19, 2021; April 23, 2021

If you have any questions or would like to confirm that we are open, please call us at 508-831-5286.

Parking Information and Directions

We look forward to welcoming you to the WPI campus! We encourage you to arrive 15–20 minutes prior to your scheduled visit time or appointment in order to locate parking and the Office of Admissions in Bartlett Center. Visitors should place a WPI admissions visitor parking pass in their car dashboard while on campus. Pre-registered visitors will be provided a parking pass via email print out. Passes are also available in the Bartlett Center when arriving on campus.

WPI is located at 100 Institute Road, Worcester, MA 01609. Handicap accessible parking is available adjacent to Bartlett Center accessible via the main entrance located at the intersection of West Street and Institute Road. Free visitor parking is available in the Park Avenue parking garage (all spaces) accessible via Park Avenue or Salisbury Street (for GPS: 151 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609) and the West Street Lot (corner of West Street and Institute Road) in designated visitor spaces.

An online map of campus and parking areas is available for your use, as well as a printable campus map.

Please note: You should park in a designated WPI lot or garage since many surrounding streets are limited to resident parking which is enforced by the City of Worcester.


Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Bartlett Center
100 Institute Road
Worcester, MA 01609-2280
Phone: 508-831-5286
Fax: 508-831-5875