Transition to College

Wondering how to get involved with activities at WPI, what courses to take in the spring, or how to handle a conflict with a roommate? You’ll find out the answers to these questions and more through your Insight Team, a group of students and advisors dedicated to assisting you with your transition to college, both personally and academically, and helping you make the most out of your first year at WPI.

You will meet your Insight Team during New Student Orientation and will be part of the team throughout your first two terms at WPI. Your team will include about 20 students from your residence hall floor, and three key mentors:

Save the Date: Get More Insight Day

Class of 2024 Date TBD.

One day, all of the information you need to know for your first year! You will:

You’ll meet regularly with advisors and get together with your team to socialize and participate in fun and educational programs. You’ll also make lifelong friendships through this program and form valuable mentoring relationships with upperclassmen and faculty.

Learn more about the Insight Team Advisor Group.

What is the Insight Awards Recognition Program? Learn more about opportunities to recognize or be recognized within your Insight Team.