Orientation Events

We can’t wait to welcome you to WPI!

New Student Orientation (NSO) Online Programming

Available August 2

NSO online programming will be live and available to both students and families effective Monday, August 2 through Canvas, WPI’s learning management platform. This programming will include both online videos and live presentations offering important information and great resources to get students started and prepared for arrival on campus.

Features on the Canvas site will include welcome messages, panels, presentations, and resources.

Students should continue to visit this online resource often as content will be updated and added regularly throughout the month of August.

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New Student Orientation (NSO)

New Student Orientation will be taking place for all incoming first year students on Saturday, August 21 through Tuesday, August 24.

Important Dates

Students and families can see a draft schedule of New Student Orientation on the Canvas site as well as here.

If you have accessibility-related concerns regarding the New Student Orientation program or schedule, email Christine Sharry at crsharry@wpi.edu or call 508-831-5658 by August 9. For any questions prior to your arrival, contact the NSO planning team at gr-wpinso@wpi.edu or the Welcome Office (welcome@wpi.edu 508-831-5381).

New Student Move-In Day

Important Dates

  • Move-In Day
    Saturday, August 21

Residential Services, Academic Advising, and Student Activities staff, along with the entire WPI community, are already planning for your arrival as a member of the Class of 2025. We can’t wait to see you on August 21!

Please note: If you’re scheduled to participate in a pre-arrival program, be sure to check with your program coordinator on arrival dates.

We encourage you to review the important information on the Return to Campus Checklist and the Moving In page, with more to come as the date approaches.

Check the previous months’ task lists – By May 31, By June 30, By July 31 – to make sure you’ve completed all tasks and enrollment requirements.