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. 

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:

Academic Accommodations through the OAS Links and Files:

Attend a First-Year Welcome Experience

Submit your course preferences.

You will be able to submit your course preferences to your Academic Support Advisor at your First-Year Welcome Experience. Go to the course registration section of this website for instructions on what course suggestions are recommended for your intended program of study to start to prepare yourself to submit your preferences.

As a reminder, your Academic Support Advisor will use your submitted preferences to build and register you for your fall schedule.

Students Seeking Academic Accommodations

Complete forms through the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS).

If requesting accommodations in or out of the classroom, please complete an Online Intake Form form and attach supporting documentation.

Complete the math placement exam.

Log in with your WPI login information to take the math placement exam. The placement exam should be completed by June 30 for your advisor to assist you in registering for classes. Students are required to complete the math placement exam prior to course registration. 

Housing & Dining

Housing and Dining Links and Files:

  • Housing Portal
  • Housing Selection Information 
  • Student ID Information: 
    • Residential Students: Upload a photo for your student ID through the online Housing Portal.  
    • Commuter Students: Follow the instructions on the ID Services website to submit a ticket for your student ID

Residential Accommodations through the OAS Links and Files:

Log into the Housing Portal any time after you have set up your WPI accounts. The Class of 2027 housing application will be available to fill out when you receive your WPI credentials. The Deadline to complete the housing application and verify your group is June 30. Housing selection will take place the week of July 10. Information can be found at our website.

Students Seeking Housing Accommodations

Complete forms through the Office of Accessibility Services (OAS).

Log in and fill out the Accommodated Housing Form and the Disability Verification for Housing Form. The deadline to apply for accommodated housing is June 23.


Financial Links and Files:

  • Visit the tuition and financial aid website for new undergraduates to review important information on next steps, such as reporting outside scholarships, reducing/declining financial aid, completing federal student loan requirements, and researching ways to pay.
  • Review your financial aid portal to determine if there are any requirements to submit to ensure that your financial aid is posted to your student account in a timely manner. Please be sure you are selecting “Current Student” when accessing the portal.

Health Services

Complete and submit health forms.

  • Please log into the WPI Student Health Portal to upload your medical forms and enter your immunization dates. The required forms and details about required immunizations can be found on the Health Forms Checklist.
  • Visit the Student Required Health Forms page for instructions on how to upload necessary forms to the Student Health Portal and enter your immunization dates by June 27, 2023

Student Life

Student Life Links and Files:

Participate in Varsity Athletics (optional).

  • Directly contact coaches immediately if you are interested in playing on a varsity team in order to discuss roster standards.
  • Any students interested in participating in varsity sports must be medically cleared. Learn more on the WPI Athletics website.

Participate in Pep Band (optional).

If you are interested in participating in the Pep Band, email by July 1.

Additional Info

International Students

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.

Congratulations! You have completed more than half of your enrollment requirements. Keep going. Move onto steps that are due by July 31.

By July 31