About this guide
Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s 146thCommencement Exercises will take place the weekend of May 16 and 17, 2014. Over 1000 graduates are expected to receive their degrees on the Quadrangle, rain or shine. The WPI 2014 Guidebook is designed to help graduates, families, and friends with their visit to campus. Please follow us on twitter: @WPICommencement.
Auxiliary Viewing Rooms
As in past years, the Commencement Ceremony will be held outdoors on the Quad. Auxiliary viewing rooms are available throughout the campus as noted below. Both Baccalaureate and Commencement Ceremonies will be streaming live via the web, in the following locations:
Friday, May 16th, 2014 - Baccalaureate Program - Streaming Live
- Higgins Laboratories, 116, 218
Saturday, May 17th, 2014 - Commencement Program - Streaming Live
- Higgins Laboratories 116, 154, 202, 218
- Olin Hall 107
- Salisbury Laboratories 104, 105, 115 (Kinnicutt Hall)
- Fuller Laboratories Auditorium (Upper Perreault Hall, & Lower Perreault Hall )
- Atwater-Kent Laboratories 116 (Newell Hall), 219, 233
- Campus Center Hagglund Room, Mid-Century Room, Chairman's Room, Morgan Room, Taylor Room
Information and Resources for Graduates
Please complete and submit all of the forms, regardless of whether or not you plan to attend the commencement exercises. For more information, visit here.
Academic regalia can be picked up from the Barnes & Noble Bookstore @ WPI starting at the Salute to the Class of 2014 on Thursday, April 2. Read more...
2014 Senior Week Activities can be found here. (Information will be updated later in April).
Senior Class Gift
You can order personalized announcements and other graduation products through Balfour. Learn more...
The Centennial Walkway on the Quad was dedicated in 1991 and a new tradition was established. Students, alumni, faculty and staff can become part of WPI's history by having an engraved brick placed in the walkway. The names of those who walked the campus before them will inspire future generations. Learn more...