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Be Well Together Resources

HELP. It’s OK to need it.  It’s important to ask for it.  Here’s how to find it.  

You are not alone. WPI is a community of caring students, faculty, and staff who are here to support each other. Here are some of the many resources available, particularly for undergraduate and graduate students. 

Mental Health Resources

STUDENT DEVELOPMENT AND COUNSELING CENTER  
Free and confidential counseling, guidance, and support—or just someone to talk to. Short-term, single session, group therapy, off-campus referrals and more.   

Contact: 16 Einhorn Road508-831-5540SDCC@wpi.edu. WPI Campus Police assist with calls after hours: 508-831-5555.   

SUPPORT GROUPS  
The SDCC offers more than a dozen support groups to help students learn new skills or knowledge in a particular area related to their mental health and wellbeing.Groups are in-person or online and run at different times during the year. 

Find the list of groups here; click the Group Counseling arrow.

STUDENT SUPPORT NETWORK 
The Student Support Network helps you become a better listener or helper for your peers, with knowledge, skills, destigmatizing perspectives, and connection capabilities. The 6-week program runs in A Term for faculty and staff, and B, C, and D Term for students. 

Contact sdcc@wpi.edu for details. 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provides faculty and staff with free, confidential services including counseling (in-person, online, or by phone), plus health resources, mental health toolkits, and crisis support.   

 

Well-being Resources

BIAS RESPONSE PROGRAM 
WPI’s Bias Response Program addresses incidents where speech or oppressive conduct is directed towards an individual or group based on their real or perceived identities.  

CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS 
Getting involved helps you build a network of peers and friends. View the list of more than 240 clubs and organizations and think about joining.

OFFICE OF MULTICULTURAL AFFAIRS 
The Office of Multicultural Affairs fosters a campus community that respects and celebrates diversity in all its dimensions and is a home base for students navigating the university experience.

Contact: 20 Schussler Road (Oasis Cultural Center); 508-831-5796;   multiculturalaffairs@wpi.edu

STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES 
WPI’s Student Health Services team is available for everything from coughs and colds to COVID. Call them at 508-831-5520 or email healthcenter@wpi.edu. Call 911 or WPI Campus Police at 508-831-5555 for any medical emergency. 

TITLE IX OFFICE
WPI’s Title IX Office provides resources and confidential support for students, faculty, and staff related to sexual misconduct and discrimination based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, and transgender status. 

Academic Success

ACCESSIBILITY OFFICE 
WPI's Office of Accessibility Services helps students with physical, learning, sensory, psychological, developmental supports to reach their full potential. 

Contact: Daniels Hall; 508-831-4908; accessibilityservices@wpi.edu

ACADEMIC ADVISING 
Trouble with classes? Concerns about your course load or projects? Your professor or instructor can help, and you can talk with your Academic Advisor. Get more information here.

Contact: Daniels Hall; 508-831-5381; academic-advising@wpi.edu  

FINANCIAL AID AND EMERGENCY FUNDS 

Financial stress is real. Contact the Financial Aid and Student Literacy office at 508-831-5469 or email finaid@wpi.edu.   

The Dean of Students Office oversees the Emergency Loan Fund, which provides small loans of $25-$300 to students, while the Emergency Assistance Fund can help members of the WPI community with unforeseen financial emergencies related to the pandemic. Learn more here. 

I'm Concerned About a Student Form

A way to connect to WPI services if you know of a student who’s struggling and needs outreach.  Access and submit the form here. The WPI Care Team meets weekly to (confidentially) discuss Care Reports and how to help individual students in need.   

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

WPI Campus Police:

508-831-5555 

 

Crisis Text Line:

Text HOME to 741741 

from anywhere in the U.S. to connect to a trained counselor to help with any crisis. 

 

If you think someone is in imminent danger of suicidal action or other threat, call WPI Campus Police at 508-831-5555 (or call 911 if off-campus). View more Suicide Awareness & Prevention information.