By June 30
Be sure to review and complete all of the steps below to ease your transition to WPI. Some of the tasks are required now and some will help you prepare for tasks due at a later date.
Looking for all tasks in one place? View or print this one-page Checklist. Use it to help keep you on track with tasks you need to complete before you arrive on campus.
Select the icon below to be directed to the related tasks. Click on the arrow before each task to open and close additional details about the task. Links to websites, instructions and helpful information is available in the boxes to the right.
Academics Links and Files:
Students with Disabilities Links and Files:
Fall Course Registration Available from June 14 to July 14.
Choose your courses.
Go to the course registration section of this website for instructions on how to select and register for your fall courses. Course registration opens on June 14 and must be completed by July 14. You can begin the process of selecting courses as soon as you have your computer accounts.
Students with Disabilities
Complete form to request classroom accommodations.
If requesting accommodations in or out of the classroom, please complete a Voluntary Disclosure form.
Housing & Dining
Housing and Dining Request Deadline is June 30.
Log into the website any time after you have set up your WPI accounts. The Class of 2021 housing application will be available to fill out by the end of May 2017. Housing and roommate assignments will be sent to you via email by August 1st.
Submit your housing and dining requests, upload your photo for identification.
In the housing and dining system, you will let us know your living habits and building preferences so that we can match you with a roommate. You’ll also select a meal plan and upload your photo for your identification. See guidelines for photos.
Participate in Fall Varsity Athletics (optional).
Participate in Pep Band (optional).
If you are interested in participating in the Pep Band that performs at all football and basketball games, email firstname.lastname@example.org by July 1.
International Students Links and Files:
Apply for visa.
Once you have your I-20 form in hand issued by WPI’s Admissions office, you can apply for a student visa. Please inform the WPI Office of Admissions of your visa type. Allow several weeks to complete the visa application process. How to apply for a visa.
Reminders & Tips
June 14: Course Registration opens
June 30: Housing and Dining Deadline
July 14: Course Registration and math placement test closes
- Freshmen Welcome Events: Watch for your email invitation for registration details.
- Alcohol and Sexual Violence online education sessions: Watch for an email in mid-July for program instructions.
- Transfer Advising Day: July TBD, check your e-mail for more information.
- Check email regularly.