We look forward to welcoming you to WPI! At this time, the Admissions office has returned to hosting on-campus visitors. WPI is closely monitoring the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Pre-registration is recommended given capacity limitations.
- Your visit to WPI will include an information session followed by a campus tour lead by a WPI student. The tour will include access to certain buildings and all visitors will have the opportunity to speak with an admissions counselor. Please note, as we transition our students back onto campus this fall, we are unable to show a residence hall on the campus tour at this time. To get a closer look at our residence halls, please review this extensive guide of all of our buildings.
- The health and safety of the WPI community and visitors to our campus is our top priority. Please review WPI's Health and Safety Guidelines. Masks are required indoors at all times for all campus visitors. For vaccinated individuals in outdoor spaces, masks are optional. For unvaccinated individuals, masks are advised if social distancing is not possible. Hand sanitizer and washing locations will be available for use during your visit.
- Please cancel or reschedule your visit if you or anyone in your group exhibit symptoms of COVID-19, are otherwise not feeling well, have tested positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of the scheduled visit, or have been in close contact within the past 14 days with any other individual who is symptomatic or confirmed positive for COVID-19.
Registration for visit opportunities is now open through the Admissions events calendar - sign up for a campus visit today!
On-Campus Information Session and Campus Tour
Your visit will include an information session followed by a campus tour led by a WPI student. For a list of available dates and to register for an on-campus visit, click here. Please note, select Saturdays are also available.
Virtual Open Houses
Please join us for a Virtual Open House to learn more about the WPI community. You will have the opportunity to hear from our admissions team, ask questions to a panel of faculty, staff, and students, and join our tour guides on a virtual campus tour. Once you register for the event, we will send you a Zoom link to access the online event. Available dates are:
- October 2
- October 24
Virtual Academic Information Sessions
Interested in learning more about a specific department on-campus? We are hosting virtual academic information sessions throughout the fall where you will be able to interact with current faculty and students from various departments. Please review the list below to find the department you are interested in and the date/time they will be offering a session. Once you register for one (or more) of these events, we will send you a Zoom link to access the online event. Please note, this list is alphabetical by department and all times listed are in Easter Daylight Time (EDT).
Did you miss a session? Not a problem! Simply click on the links below to view a recording of any past session.
Academic Department Date Time (EDT) Aerospace Engineering Wednesday, September 22
7:00pm - 7:45pm
Wednesday, October 6 7:00pm - 7:45pm Architectural Engineering Monday, October 25 6:00pm - 6:45pm Biology and Biotechnology Friday, October 1 7:00pm - 7:45pm Thursday, October 7 7:00pm - 7:45pm Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Tuesday, September 28 6:00pm - 6:45pm Monday, October 4 7:00pm - 7:45pm Thursday, October 28 7:00pm - 7:45pm Biomedical Engineering Monday, October 4 5:00pm - 5:45pm Tuesday, October 12 5:00pm - 5:45pm Career Development Center Wednesday, October 6 4:00pm - 4:45pm Thursday, October 14 5:00pm - 5:45pm Chemical Engineering Thursday, September 30 4:00pm - 4:45pm Thursday, October 7 5:00pm - 5:45pm Thursday, October 21 5:00pm - 5:45pm Chemistry and Biochemistry Monday, October 4 6:00pm - 6:45pm Wednesday, October 13 6:00pm - 6:45pm Tuesday, October 26 6:00pm - 6:45pm Civil Engineering Wednesday, September 22 6:00pm - 6:45pm Wednesday, October 27 6:00pm - 6:45pm Computer Science Tuesday, September 28 7:00pm - 7:45pm Wednesday, October 13 7:00pm - 7:45pm Data Science Wednesday, September 22 7:00pm - 7:45pm Monday, October 18 7:00pm - 7:45pm Wednesday, October 27 7:00pm - 7:45pm Drama and Theater Thursday, October 28 5:00pm - 5:45pm Monday, November 1 6:00pm - 6:45pm Electrical and Computer Engineering Monday, September 20 4:00pm - 4:45pm Tuesday, September 21 4:00pm - 4:45pm Friday, October 1 4:00pm - 4:45pm Engineering Undecided Wednesday, October 13 7:00pm - 7:45pm Environmental Engineering Monday, September 20 7:00pm - 7:45pm Thursday, October 7 4:00pm - 4:45pm Friday, October 22 4:00pm - 4:45pm Fire Protection Engineering Wednesday, September 29 4:00pm - 4:45pm Humanities and Arts at WPI Wednesday, October 20 6:00pm - 6:45pm Monday, October 25 5:00pm - 5:45pm Interactive Media and Game Development Tuesday, September 21 4:00pm - 4:45pm Wednesday, October 6 4:00pm - 4:45pm Tuesday, October 12 4:00pm - 4:45pm Introduction to WPI Academics with WPI's Deans Wednesday, October 20 5:00pm - 5:45pm Mathematical Sciences Tuesday, October 5 4:00pm - 4:45pm Wednesday, October 20 7:00pm - 7:45pm Thursday, October 28 6:00pm - 6:45pm Mechanical Engineering Thursday, September 23 4:00pm - 4:45pm Tuesday, October 5 4:00pm - 4:45pm Music at WPI Thursday, September 23 4:00pm - 4:45pm Thursday, October 28 4:00pm - 4:45pm Robotics Engineering Tuesday, September 28 4:00pm - 4:45pm Tuesday, October 12 7:00pm - 7:45pm Thursday, October 21 4:00pm - 4:45pm School of Business Monday, September 20 6:00pm - 6:45pm Tuesday, October 5 6:00pm - 6:45pm Teacher Prep Program Wednesday, September 29 7:00pm - 7:45pm
Virtual Information Session and Campus Tour
Both the virtual information session and the virtual campus tour are online events, via Zoom. Each event is a separate experience that you can register to attend. The information covered will be the same information that is provided with the on-campus information session and campus tour, but in a virtual format.
What can you expect:
The information session is a live zoom presentation done by one of our Admissions Counselors and a current WPI Student. These sessions run for 45 minutes.
The campus tour is also alive zoom presentation done by our Crimson Key student tour guides. This is a great opportunity to hear a student's perspective about various areas around campus and see what makes WPI special. These tours run for 45 minutes.
Please be sure to continue to check our calendar, as additional dates will continue to be posted.