Student Resources & Support

WPI is committed to making sure our students have the resources and support they need to thrive and succeed, both academically and personally.

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A New Resource For Students, By Students

Check Out Gompei's Guide

Have questions about life at WPI? Looking for a list of resources, tips for success, or some of the best study locations on campus? Gompei's Guide has got it all and more, and it's all written by those who know the ins and outs of student life best: students themselves. All first-year students will receive a copy and other students may pick one up at the information desk in the Campus Center.

Academic Planning

Campus Safety

  • Campus Police: Connect with WPI Police to report an emergency. The department also offers campus investigations, lost and found services, parking management, and more.
  • Emergency Management: Get instructions on what to do in specific emergency situations on campus.
  • I'm Concerned About a Student Form (WPI Cares Team): Fill out this form if you're worried about a friend or fellow student, and the Dean of Students Office will address the concern.
  • Safety & Security: Learn more about campus safety notifications, safety while abroad, fire safety on campus, the SNAP shuttle, and more.
  • Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Policy: Review WPI's harassment and discrimination policies or report concerns about a Title IX violation.
  • Weather-related Closings & Delays: Sign up for WPI's emergency notification system or see what to expect during inclement weather.

Financial Aid, Work Study, and Graduate Fellowships and Grants

  • Bursar's Office/Student Accounts: Work with the Bursar's Office to resolve outstanding balances for tuition, housing, meal plans, health insurance, and any other applicable fees.
  • Federal Work Study ProgramIf you've received Federal Work Study as part of your financial aid, learn more about the program and how to apply for applicable on-campus jobs.
  • Financial Aid: Get information on applying for financial aid and types of aid available, and access other forms related to financing your WPI education.
  • Graduate Fellowship & Grant WritingReview a list of current WPI and independent fellowships and scholarships.
  • Student Employment: Browse job opportunities for students available during the academic year and the summer.

First-Year Student Programs

  • Connections Program: This pre-orientation program assists incoming diverse WPI students with successfully navigating through the college transition while developing a community of leaders and who will advocate for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, promote holistic development, and provide peer support.
  • Insight Program (First-Year Students): This program provides all first-year students with a group of students and advisors dedicated to assisting with the transition to college, both personally and academically.

Help with Homework and Research

  • Academic Resources Center: Sign up for individual and group tutoring sessions for math, science, and computer science.
  • Faculty Directory: Reach out to your professors for questions, information on office hours, and more.
  • Gordon Library: 250,000+ print volumes, 1,000,000+ eBooks, 20,000+ student project reports, 250+ scholarly databases, all in one place.
  • Writing Center: Work with a writing tutor to get help with course papers, presentations, dissertations, job-related documents, and more any stage of the writing process.

Outside the Classroom

  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship: Jump into innovation and entrepreneurship at WPI through skill-based workshops, seed funding, mentorship, innovation challenges, networking opportunities, hands-on projects, and more.
  • Club Resources: Get more information on leading, joining, or maybe even starting your own club here at WPI.
  • Graduate Student Government: Connect with WPI's Graduate Student Government on Instagram.
  • Leadership Programs: Take advantage of some of the programs, initiatives, and services offered by WPI designed to enhance and develop your leadership skills.
  • Physical Education, Recreation & Athletics: See some of the options you have to fulfill your PE requirement, and get more information on WPI's varsity sports teams.
  • Student Activities Office: Reach out to the SAO for advice and guidance on how you and your club can succeed on campus.
  • Student Government Association: Connect with WPI's Student Government Association on their official website.

Project Work

  • Global Travel Guidance: Get more information on how to prepare for your trip to a project center.
  • Off-Campus Projects: Review resources for off-campus project opportunities.
  • On-Campus Projects: Review resources for on-campus project opportunities.
  • Project Center Directory: Explore a full list of WPI's project centers.
  • Project Immersion: Get a better idea of what to expect at a project center through immersive coverage of projects in Albania, Bar Harbor, and Boston.
  • The SWEET Center: Looking for teamwork support and advice when completing a project? The SWEET Center has got you covered.

Student Life on Campus

  • ID Services: Lose your WPI ID, or have one that isn't working right? Get instructions on obtaining a new one here.
  • Dining Services: From Morgan Dining Hall to the South Village Student Center, check out your on-campus dining options here.
  • Goat Bucks: See where you can use Goat Bucks on and around campus, and add Goat Bucks to your WPI ID.
  • the Housing & Residential Experience Center: Get your questions answered on all things related to living on campus.
  • Rubin Campus Center: Review the Campus Center's hours of operation, sign up to table sit, submit content for the digital screens, and more.
  • Submit a Work Order: Something not working in your residence hall or another building on campus? Let us know!

Student Support Services

  • Accessibility Services: Get more information on academic, dining, and housing accommodations on campus.
  • Be Well Together: Browse a list of programs, offices, hotlines, and other resources to support mental health and well-being.
  • Career Development Center: Sign up for resume critiques and interview workshops, explore opportunities to meet and network with employers, and make a Handshake account to apply for jobs, internships, and co-ops.
  • Center for Black Excellence: A community gathering space and identity resource center for Black undergraduate and graduate students at WPI.
  • Center for Well-being: Explore the CWB's programs, check out a list of wellness-related clubs and organizations, and get more information about becoming a Peer Well-being Ambassador.
  • Collegiate Religious Center: Reserve a multifaith meeting space, prayer room, mindfulness space, or vegan kitchen area, get more information on the Gompei's Closet apparel pantry, and notate upcoming religious holidays and celebrations.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Get more information on WPI's values statement focused on civility and respect, applicable programs and organizations, the locations of gender-inclusive restrooms on campus, and more.
  • International Student Life: Visit the International House for visa and immigration help, more information on WPI's ESL program, tax workshops, general counseling, and more.
  • Lavender Lounge: A community gathering space and identity resource center for queer and trans undergraduate and graduate students at WPI.
  • LGBTQIAP+ Support: Get more information on the locations of gender-inclusive restrooms on campus, resources on how to change your name and/or gender, group counseling, The Alliance, and more.
  • OASIS Multicultural Center: Reserve a space for your next meeting, host an outdoor barbeque, or learn more about the affinity student organizations on campus.
  • Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Education (ODIME): Request prayer spaces, menstrual hygiene products, or food pantry items, learn more about the office's signature events and programs, or visit them in the OASIS Multicultural Center.
  • Student Development & Counseling Center: Sign up for a counseling appointment, join a support group, register for a peer support or training session as part of the Student Support Network, or take an online screening.
  • Student Health Portal: Upload your required health forms and immunizations here.
  • Student Health Services: Schedule a medical appointment or get more information on medical resources available on campus.

Technology Services

  • Academic Technology Center: Visit the ATC for poster printing, to rent A/V equipment, participate in A/V workshops, and more.
  • Canvas Login: Get access to content and other projects for your courses.
  • The Hub: Log into the Hub for WPI news, updates, alerts, and other information.
  • IT Services: Computer or internet troubles? Reach out to IT for assistance.
  • Mobile AppDownload the WPI mobile app for the latest news at your fingertips.
  • Webmail: Access your WPI email inbox here.
  • Workday: Use Workday to register for courses each term.