Undergraduate Admissions

  • Congratulations on your acceptance!

    Join us for Congratulations Day


    Saturday, April 6, 2019


    Now that you’ve been accepted, it’s time to revisit Worcester State University from a whole new perspective. You’re invited to a special program just for accepted students to experience our campus, meet other students and faculty, and explore opportunities just for you.

    Check-in will begin at 8:15 a.m. and the day will conclude around 2 p.m. We will send out a reminder email closer to the date with details and directions to WSU. We look forward to having you on campus!

    Save your spot today!

    Register Online

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    Congrats Day Schedule

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    8:15 Check-in

    Student Center, Blue Lounge

     

    9:00 Welcome

    Wellness Center, Competition Gym

     

    10:00–11:00 Academic Breakout Sessions

    Multiple Locations

    Biology*, May Street Building & Auditorium
    Biotechnology, May Street Building & Auditorium
    Business Administration and Economics, Sullivan Auditorium Communication, Learning Resource Center, 304
    Communication Sciences and Disorders, Shaughnessay Administration Building, 259 (Fuller Theater)

    Computer Science, Learning Resource Center, 121
    Criminal Justice, Learning Resource Center, 117
    Education, Student Center, Blue Lounge
    Nursing, Ghosh Science & Technology Center, 102
    Occupational Therapy, Sullivan Academic Center 146 (Eager Auditorium)
    Psychology, Student Center, 111

    * If you are interested in pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician’s assistant, or pre-pharmacy studies, please attend the Biology presentation.

    10:00–11:00 Faculty Panel Discussion

    Wellness Center, Competition Gym

    The Intersection of Sciences and the Liberal Arts: Aspirations in an Interdisciplinary World

    Join this panel of expert faculty as they explore and explain the interdisciplinary nature of learning. Worcester State’s approach enables students to develop significant depth in more than one area and develops impressive flexibility of mind that helps them stand out as leaders.

    10:30–12:30 Tours - Every 10 Minutes

    Campus Tours
    Student Center, 1st Floor Lobby
    Last tour departs at 12:30 p.m. 

    Residence Hall Tours
    Sheehan Hall, Multipurpose Room

    11:00–1:00 Fairs

    Academic Fair
    Wellness Center, Indoor Track.

    Learn about your major and meet our engaging faculty. All departments will be represented.

    Biology*
    Biotechnology
    Business Administration and Economics
    Chemistry
    Communication Sciences and Disorders
    Communication
    Computer Science
    Criminal Justice
    Earth, Environment, and Physics
    Environmental Science and Geography
    Education
    English
    Ethnic Studies
    Global Studies
    Health Sciences
    Public Health and Health Education
    Public Health Nursing Dual Degree with MCPHS
    History & Political Science/Pre-Law
    Liberal Studies
    Library Services
    Mathematics
    Nursing
    Occupational Therapy
    Philosophy
    Psychology
    Sociology
    Urban Studies
    Visual and Performing Arts
    Women’s Studies
    World Languages (Spanish major)

    Student Affairs Resource Fair
    Wellness Center, Indoor Track

    Academic Success Center
    Admissions - Pay your deposit at this table
    Admissions Transfer Center
    Alumni
    Athletics
    Binienda Center for Civic Engagement
    Campus Ministry
    Career Services
    Counseling Services
    Health Services
    Information Technology
    International Programs
    Latino Education Institute
    Military Affairs and Veteran Services
    Multicultural Affairs
    Office of Diversity, Inclusion, Affirmative Action, and Equal Opportunity
    Orientation Office
    ROTC - Army, Airforce, Navy
    Student Accessibility Services
    Student Accounts/One Card
    Student Involvement and Leadership
    Development
    University Police

    Student Organization Fair
    Sheehan Hall Lobby

    Meet current students and learn more about clubs, activities, and ways to get involved at WSU!

    * If you are interested in pre-medical, pre-veterinary, pre-physical therapy, pre-physician’s assistant, or pre-pharmacy studies, please visit the Biology table.

    11:30–12:30 Information Sessions

    Making the Grade
    Wellness Center, Room 201
    Count down the steps to success while learning about our academic support services. An overview of first-year advising, tutoring, Student Accessibility Services, and advising for athletes will be discussed.
    This session is also offered at 1:00 p.m. 

    Learning Has No Boundaries
    Wellness Center, Room 212
    Soar above the crowd and get involved with exciting learning opportunities outside the classroom. An overview of internships, study abroad, service learning, and research will be discussed.
    This session is also offered at 1:00 p.m. 

    12:00–1:00 Information Sessions

    Honors Program “Meet and Greet”
    Student Center, Blue Lounge
    (By invitation only) 

    The Transfer Student Transition
    Sullivan Academic Center, Room 121
    Learn about the enrollment process and how to read your transfer credit evaluation.

    1:00–2:00 Information Sessions

    Making the Grade
    Wellness Center, Room 201
    Count down the steps to success while learning about our academic support services. An overview of first-year advising, tutoring, Student Accessibility Services, and advising for athletes will be discussed.
    This session is also offered at 11:30 a.m. 

    Learning Has No Boundaries
    Wellness Center, Room 212
    Soar above the crowd and get involved with exciting learning opportunities outside the classroom. An overview of internships, study abroad, service learning, and research will be discussed.
    This session is also offered at 11:30 a.m. 

    1:30-2:30 Auditions

    Learning Resource Center, Room 167

    Interested in taking instrument or voice lessons for academic credit? A brief audition is encouraged and music lessons are open to all majors. Play an instrument or sing a song for your audition - a piano will be available for use.

     

    Be sure to also…

    VISIT

    The Financial Office

    Walk-in Financial Aid appointments are available from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Financial Aid Office in the Shaughnessy Administration Building, 1st Floor.

    SHOP

    At the campus bookstore

    Open from 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. , located in the Student Center. Remember to use your 20% discount coupon for WSU apparel.

    DEPOSIT

    deposit.worcester.edu

    Visit the Admissions/Student Accounts Table in the Wellness Center until 1 p.m. or pay online at deposit.worcester.edu.

    BRUNCH

    10:00–1:30 at Sheehan Dining Hall

    Present your dining pass for a complimentary brunch.

  • Congrats Day Video

    Watch: Becoming a student at Worcester State

  • CONTACT US

    Undergraduate Admissions
    Shaughnessy Administration Building
    Suite A-248
    508-929-8040
    508-929-8183 (fax)
    admissions@worcester.edu

    Mailing Address:
    Undergraduate Admissions
    Suite A-248
    486 Chandler St.
    Worcester, MA 01602