WPI Plans for Fall Opening Latest Information

Due to the impacts of COVID-19, we will not be able to host Family Weekend on the originally scheduled dates of October 2nd - October 4th, 2020. Please note that we will continue to monitor these impacts, and will explore future opportunities if possible. If you have any questions or concerns, please email gr-fw@wpi.edu

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WPI parents on campus

Weekend Schedule

Traditionally, starting Friday afternoon until Sunday evening, there are events and activities to suit every member of the family.  You can attend all of the events or pick and choose those you are interested in—your schedule is your own.  View the entire weekend schedule from 2019 here! 

Planning Your Visit to Worcester

Questions about directions and transportation for your visit? Where to stay? Area dining options?  Get all the information you need to plan your visit!

When You Arrive on Campus

Stop in at the Campus Center (main floor lobby) to check-in/register and get the full schedule for the weekend. Check-in/registration takes place Friday from 2 pm to 8 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 4 pm, and Sunday from 9am to 1pm.

What to wear:  Dress casually and comfortably for this fun-filled weekend of activities.

Can our family attend ticketed events if we did not pre-order them? 

Unfortunately, all ticketed events required advanced registration. At times there may be tickets available at the door for some events; Check at the Family Weekend registration table for details. Most events throughout the weekend, however, are unticketed and do not require any advance arrangements.


If you have any questions about registration or the schedule of events, please contact Student Activities at 508-831-5291 or fw@wpi.edu.