Change to Office Processes relative to Coronavirus (Covid-19)

WPI has been continually working to mitigate the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak on our university community. Our top priority is the health and safety of our faculty, students, staff, and visitors, and WPI is making decisions following the guidance of local, state, national and international  health agencies. WPI’s response page, which includes answers to frequently asked questions, is updated regularly with statements from the university.

The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy is working remotely and with limited team members in the Bartlett Center.

For the most immediate response, please send any financial aid related questions by email to

We are also available by phone at 508-831-5469 between the hours of 9am and 4pm EST. If you need to leave a message, please leave an email address that we may use to contact you.

Virtual appointments can also be made with our staff.  Please use this appointment booking page to schedule an appointment

Appointments may be virtual or in-person. In-person appointments are limited to only the student, no one else may accompany them. Masks and following social distancing guidelines are required. The Bartlett Center is locked, please call 508-831-5469 when you arrive.

When submitting documents to our office, please email them to or fax them to 508-831-5039 if at all possible. You may also use the Campus Center mail room for contactless drop-off. Address the envelope to Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy and drop it off at the mail slot next to the mail room window, bottom floor of the Campus Center. If you do not have an envelope please ask the mail room staff at the mail room window for a pre-addressed Student Aid & Financial Literacy envelope, they have them available for students.

Should you need to send any check payments to us please address them to WPI,  c/o Financial Services Department, 100 Institute Road, Worcester  MA 01609


Financing Your WPI Education

The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy is here to guide and help you and your family understand funding that may be available to you. We offer aid to students and access to programs that can help lower the cost of college. These include:

Need- based financial aid packages, Merit- based scholarships, On-campus employment, as well as loan programs and payment plans for parents.

All incoming first-year students receive a Global Scholarship for up to $5,000, to complete a project at one of WPI’s 50+ project centers domestically and abroad.

To determine the steps needed to apply for financial aid at WPI, please select your enrollment status from the pictures below.


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Student standing with our mascot, Gompei the Goat
Student standing with our mascot, Gompei the Goat

Financial Literacy

The Office of Student Aid & Financial Literacy provides WPI students with important programs that build financial knowledge, develop fiscal responsibility, and help them to make informed decisions, both during college and after graduation. Be sure to check out these important resources and programs!


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Results are typical at WPI. The Education you get here is anything but. Discover our Formula for success.

A Smart Investment

WPI graduates earn some of the highest starting salaries in the nation and have excellent long-term career opportunities. Students come to WPI expecting to earn a good living as scientists and engineers or to succeed in business when they graduate. What they have found is so much more. Learn more about our formula for success.