Orientation Events

We can’t wait to welcome you to WPI!

New Student Orientation (NSO)

New Student Orientation will be taking place for all incoming first year students on Saturday, August 20th through Tuesday, August 23rd

Important Dates

We are excited to share with you that your New Student Orientation will begin Saturday, August 20 through Tuesday, August 23. Move in will take place on August 20th.

Looking for more information regarding New Student Orientation? Visit the WPI Hub to learn more about what to expect and find helpful links to virtual programing and trainings to engage with before you arrive and your NSO schedule.

Before you Arrive!

While you are getting ready for move in day we have a summer’s worth of virtual programming planned just for you. The Zoom link to attend each session is linked below. Don’t miss out!

Wednesday, July 6thLiving in a Caring Community (Student and Parent/Guardian Session)3:00pm EDTMonday, July 11thGreat Problems Seminar: Tackling Global Grand Challenges in the First Year (Student and Parent/Guardian Session)3:30pm EDTMonday, July 25thInvolvement at WPI (Student Session)3:00pm EDTFriday, July 29thHow to Support Your Student’s Transition to College (Parent/Guardian Session)2:30pm EDTWednesday, August 3rd Career Development for First Year Students (Student and Parent/Guardian Session) 3:00pm EDTFriday, August 5th What to Expect at New Student Orientation (Student and Parent/Guardian Session)3:00pm EDTThursday, August 11thA Road to Success: An Alumni Panel (Student and Parent/Guardian Session)3:00pm EDT

Pre-Orientation Opportunities

Important Dates

  • Connections Academic Immersion Experience
    Monday July 11 – Friday, August 12
  • Connections Pre-Orientation
    Saturday August 13 – Saturday, August 20
  • International Student Orientation
    Monday August 15 – Friday, August 19

International Student Orientation

Incoming international students are invited to participate in International Student Orientation. Arrival for this program will commence on August 15th. There will be several pre-departure webinars held for our international students so please be on the look out for this information. Questions? Contact: ih@wpi.edu


Students eligible to participate in the Connections Academic Immersion Experience and Connections Pre-Orientation program have already begun to receive communication regarding registration for this experience Questions? Contact:  diversity@wpi.edu

While you wait, 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.