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  • Welcome to Congratulations Days

    Your Next Steps in Becoming a Lancer

    Congratulations Days is a series virtual event for accepted students and their family members. Taking place over two weeks, you can choose to attend various sessions highlighting academic and social life at Worcester State. You and your family members will be able to connect with current Worcester State faculty and students, as well as other accepted students. Most importantly, we're celebrating you and your acceptance to Worcester State!

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    The Academic Week - Recap!

    Recap: Congratulations Remarks and Next Steps to Enrolling

    Start off your college journey with Worcester State! We want you to join our community so we created a welcome event just for you and your family members. University President, Barry M. Maloney, offered a congratulatory greeting along with other members of campus. Hear about our plans for in-person classes this fall and learn more about what makes Worcester State unique, such as our new academic framework – Major Plus.

    Recap: Financial Aid 101

    Your plan for paying for college is one of the biggest decisions you and your family will make. This session provides an overview of your financial aid options, how to apply and where to go for assistance.

    The Student Life Week - April 20-22

    Recap: Worcester State Overview and Next Steps to Enrolling

    If you are looking for a general overview of Worcester State, including academic offerings and student life, then this session is for you! In addition to the basics, information on our new academic framework - Major Plus, will be shared along with guiding you through the steps to enrolling.

    Recap: Athletics and Wellness - Varsity Sports, Intramurals, and Fitness

    Worcester State’s NCAA Division III varsity athletic program develops you as a student-athlete to reach your full potential on and off the field. However, if you’re not playing at the varsity level, health and wellness are still central parts of who we are and what we value. This session outlines the benefits of Lancer Athletics including our Mentor Program. We also highlight our state-of-the-art Wellness Center, home to our Recreation and Wellness programs that offers a variety of intramural sports/leagues, fitness classes and outdoor recreation.

    Thursday, April 22

    4pm: What's WooState Life Like? - Join Live

    At Worcester State, learning doesn’t just happen inside the classroom. Join a panel of students to hear about their experiences outside of the classroom including campus life, study abroad, student clubs and organizations, internships and more! You’ll even get a chance to ask questions so that you can find out what life at #WooState is really like!

    5pm: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion at Worcester State - Join Live

    Worcester State University is committed to being an inclusive community in which our diversity enhances learning for all and in which people from all cultures and backgrounds have the opportunity to participate fully and succeed. The university offers many resources and support to create a welcoming campus climate. Come listen to a panel of current Worcester State students discuss their experiences with diversity and inclusion, both on and off campus. This interactive session will allow you to dialogue with the panelist and ask questions.

    6pm: From Transfer to Lancer - Join Live

    Congratulations! You’re an accepted transfer student. Attend this session to learn about next enrollment steps as you continue the journey toward becoming a Worcester State student. Our transfer coordinator, Ben McElroy, will also unlock the mystery of your Transfer Credit Evaluation so you can see how your credits will transfer over to Worcester State. There will be plenty of time to have a robust discussion, so come prepared with your list of questions.

    On-Demand Content

    Welcome Home, Your Future Starts Here!

    Welcome Home, Your Future Starts Here!

    Are you ready to succeed? Worcester State University offers community, culture, academics, and fun! You'll make lifelong friends, and we're here for you every day.

    Watch: Your Future Starts Here!

    What is Major Plus?

    What is Major Plus?

    Major Plus is our new flexible academic framework which gives you the ability to focus on two areas of academic study while you earn your degree.

    Watch: What is Major Plus?

    What's #WooLife?

    What's #WooLife?

    Our residence life is so welcoming and action packed it has its own name, #woolife. Our students call us home. Find out why!

    Watch: #WooLife “Cribs”

    Fall Entry Checklist

    Fall Entry Checklist

    In the build up to starting at Worcester State in the fall, there are a number of tasks you'll need to complete. Our Fall Entry Checklist is there to help guide you through the process - what to do and when.

    To Do: Fall Entry Checklist

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    Get Your #WooState Gear

    Get kitted out with some #WooState gear - everyone needs a hoodie or t-shirt! Get 30% off an apparel or gift item.

    Claim: Take 30% Off

    Take our Immersive Campus Tour

    Take our Immersive Campus Tour

    With stops at ten key campus locations and 360 interactive experiences inside our classrooms, public spaces, quads, labs, and places to study, grab a bite to eat, and get the entire #woostate experience.

    Explore: Tour Campus