Advising At WPI

WPI’s advising program is based on a cooperative and understanding relationship between the students and advisors. Under the WPI Plan, students have the final responsibility for designing their own educational experience at WPI which includes understanding all their degree requirements and making sure all those requirements have been satisfied for graduation.

The role of the faculty advisor is to help his/her advisees design a program of study which reflects the students’ interests and professional goals. The Office of Academic Advising provides supplemental support to students to help them create academic plans and reach their goals. The Office also oversees the Academic Resources Center, which is the home of MASH, tutoring, and the Peer Academic Coaching Program. Lastly, the Insight Program and Pre-Professional Programs (Pre-Health, Pre-Law, and Teacher Preparation) are coordinated through the Office of Academic Advising.

As you plan your classes for next year, you are encouraged to utilize the WPI Scheduler and our student resources.

Upcoming Events

  • Learning About Careers and Industries

    April 14, 2014 4:00-5:00pm, OH 107

    Join the Career Development Center (CDC) and the Gordon Library to learn about researching career opportunities and industries. You will learn about valuable research tools the Library and CDC offer while exploring majors and careers of interest to you.  


    Building Strong Relationships with Faculty

    April 17, 2014 4:00-5:00pm, SL 104

    Sophomores: Join Sharon Wulf, from WPI’s School of Business, for this workshop centered on how to create strong relationships with faculty. Professor Wulf will discuss the importance of meaningful relationships with faculty and empower you to network with your professors and advisors. Register here


    IQP Information Session for First Year Students

    April 23, 2014 4:00-5:00pm, OH 107

    Are you planning on going away for IQP junior year? Do you want to learn more about on-campus and off-campus project opportunities? This information session, presented by the Interdisciplinary and Global Studies Division (IGSD), will review IQP opportunities and deadlines.


    Summer Academic Success Program

    May 27, 2014 - June 27, 2014

    The Summer Academic Success Program (SASP) is an opportunity for students who may have struggled academically this year to take courses during E term to help improve their academic performance in the future.

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