WPI Perspectives - Identity & Expression

04/02/2024 - 6:30 to 7:30 PM

Engage with LGBTQIAP+ students to learn about campus resources including gender inclusive housing and restrooms, programming, spaces on campus, clubs and organizations, support for lived names and pronouns, mental health and wellness support, and more!

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This event is intended for students accepted to WPI. If you have not been offered admission to WPI, please review our other event options.

Resources and Programs for First-Generation Students

Insight Program

During New Student Orientation and through the first two terms at WPI, you will be part of a group of students and advisors dedicated to assisting with your transition to college, both personally and academically, and helping you make the most out of your first year at WPI.

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MASH Tutoring Center

The MASH Tutoring Center provides math and science help, learning from upperclass students who have been through the same material. You'll review material either from classmates taking the same course, or can schedule one-on-one tutoring sessions.

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Connections Program

A weeklong pre-orientation designed to increase access to educational and professional development opportunities for underrepresented first-year students who identify as: students of color, first generation college students and/or a of the LGBTQIAP+ community. Connections introduces students to an extensive network of support services and campus resources to ensure that they have the skills and tools they need to succeed at WPI and beyond.

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OASIS Cultural Center

The OASIS Cultural Center is a location for you to meet friends and study in a comfortable environment. Start building your community here.

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