How do I apply for the graduate student housing?

New graduate students will receive additional information from the graduate admissions office in late spring.

Why can’t I log in to the portal?

Only deposited, enrolled, new full-time graduate students can log in and sign up for graduate housing. If you do not currently live in graduate housing your login will not work until the housing portal opens in June. If you do not fall in this category, email Graduate Housing and we may be able to accommodate your housing request, but priority for all of our housing is for graduate students.

How long is the housing contract?

The housing contract is for 10 months: August 1 – May 31st. If you are a current resident and select to remain in your current room your housing contract is active beginning on June 1st through May 31st of the following year.

Can I live in Graduate Student Housing for more than 1 year?

No, the graduate student housing contract is for one academic year only.

What is the minimum time I have to live in Graduate Student Housing?

The contract is for 10 months. There are no early releases. If a student leaves WPI, the refund schedule will be based on the college refund schedule.

What are the rules to live in Graduate Student Housing?

Occupants of the graduate properties are subject to the terms and conditions of the graduate housing contract as well as residential policies and the student code of conduct at WPI.

Can I choose my own housing?

Students are not allowed to select their own housing assignment as there are a limited number of spaces available within graduate housing.  Residential Services will make an assignment, if space is available, for any student who completes a housing application.  If a space is assigned, the student is committed to the contract for the 10-month period from August-May.  Students should not complete an application if they are searching for off-campus options.

Is Graduate Student Housing furnished?

Spaces have a bed/desk/bureau that is residence hall furniture. Apartments have living room/dining room furniture. The furniture stays with the unit and will not be removed.  Students are not permitted to bring in their own furniture.  University furniture must be used.  If students do not return university furniture to original status, there will be a move-out fee.

Are there family housing spaces?

No, there is not family housing available within WPI graduate spaces.

Are utilities included?

All utilities are included. Laundry is available onsite. Land line telephone/cable TV/internet access are not included.