Given the risks inherent in travel and holiday celebrations, WPI is giving students a choice to remain on campus or in their Worcester housing or Greek chapter housing for Thanksgiving and the final two weeks of B-Term, or to leave the campus before the holiday and not return until C-Term.
Students must let WPI know their intentions by November 12. If they have not submitted plans by November 12, we will assume you are leaving and your campus ID card will be deactivated at 9 a.m. November 25.
For more information, refer to President Leshin’s recent message, or announcements for residential students and off-campus students.
This academic year will be unlike any other, but––as is typical at WPI––we have a plan, one that is driven by science and allows us to continue to deliver a world-class learning experience for all. It will require all of us to work together to stay together: that means making smart decisions, supporting and looking out for each other, and following health and safety protocols to protect both ourselves and our Herd.
Check this site frequently for new information, updates, and resources.
WPI is closely tracking the health of our community through frequent, routine COVID-19 testing of every student, faculty member, employee, and contract worker that will physically be on campus. This data will help inform the campus operating status.
The health, safety, and well-being of our community must be the highest priority for each of us, and that means taking personal responsibility to keep #WPITogether by staying home if you're sick, wash your hands, cover your face and watch your space.
See our virtual art gallery that showcases and celebrates the creative works of the WPI community.
The return to campus video series offers a sneak peek at changes on campus until you can see them for yourself in person. Stay tuned for more videos as the fall semester progresses.
On October 20, President Leshin applauded the university community’s hard work in ensuring the success of the just-completed A-Term. In the Town Hall, she discusses enrollment, finances, B-Term plans, Thanksgiving guidelines, and more.
WPI's Massachusetts COVID-19 Higher Education Control Plan (PDF) is available.