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Family Resources

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We recognize that families play an essential role in students' success at Wentworth. On this page, you will find information about resources that are available to you and your student, as well as periodic updates about major programs such as move-in, family weekend, and commencement. 

For questions not answered by the resources and offices listed below, please reach out to Brian Quigley, Director of Transitions, Family Engagement, and Graduate Student Life, at quigleyb@wit.edu or 617-989-4163. 

Important Fall Semester Dates

Below are some select dates to be aware of for this semester. All dates are subject to change. See the Helpful Links section below for a full academic calendar, as well as instructions on setting up proxy access to LeopardWeb. We also encourage you to follow Wentworth's official social media profiles for more updates and reminders (@wentworthinst on Twitter and @wentworthinstitute on Instagram). 

September 6: First day of class for the Fall 2022 semester

September 13: Fall Involvement Fair - All clubs and organizations will be present to showcase their programs and recruit new members. Clubs are a great way for students to explore their passions, meet friends, and enjoy their time outside of the classroom. A full list of clubs and orgs can be found on LeopardSpot

October 14-16: Family Weekend - Families are encouraged to come to campus for Family Weekend to enjoy activities and events on- and off-campus. Additional details and registration can be found on our Family Weekend webpage.

October 19: Midterm grades available on LeopardWeb - Check with your student to see if they are satisfied with their grades and encourage them to seek support from the Success Studio and professors if necessary. Individual and group tutoring programs are available for all students.

November 23-25: Thanksgiving Break, no classes - Check with your student to see how the semester is going academically, socially, and emotionally. If your student may benefit from our free counseling and wellness services, they can schedule an appointment with our Center for Wellness.

December 8-13Final Exams - As students prepare for their final exams, the Success Studio and Center for Wellness resources listed above can provide excellent support.

December 20: Final grades available - Final grades can be viewed on LeopardWeb

Family Information and Q&A Sessions

A series of virtual info sessions were hosted throughout March and April. See below for links to recordings of each info session. Family info sessions will resume in October. 

Center for Wellness (click here for recording)

Residential and Commuter Life (click here for recording)

Dean of Students (click here for recording)

Success Studio (click here for recording)

Family Newsletter Archive 

Click the months below to view copies of our prior newsletters. If you would like to sign up to receive our Family Newsletter, which is sent out twice per semester, please click here to subscribe. You can also get the latest updates by visiting the Wentworth news page

Helpful Links

We want to make sure your student is supported in all aspects of their Wentworth journey, both inside and outside of the classroom. Visit our Who Can Help page to see a comprehensive list of resources available to your students, and see below for some of the most commonly visited sites.

If you are concerned about your student's mental health or safety, you can call Public Safety at 617-989-4444 for emergencies or submit a CARE report so that a staff member can follow up with your student.

Academic Calendar

View semester start and end dates, holidays, and important academic deadlines

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Accessibility Services

Connect with staff who can provide accommodations and support for short- and long-term disabilities

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Athletics

View our varsity sports teams' schedules, news, and more

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Billing & Financial Aid

Access information about paying for college

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Center for Wellness

Learn about the many resources available for students' mental and physical health

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Co-ops and Careers

See how families can support students during Wentworth's two required co-op semesters

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COVID Updates

View the most up to date policies on COVID protocol and track current COVID positivity at Wentworth. 

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Financial Hardship Resources

From the Student Emergency Fund to the on-campus food pantry, Wentworth offers a variety of resources to assist students who are experiencing financial hardship. 

Proxy Access to LeopardWeb

Students can set up proxy access for family members to access grades, billing, and schedule information in LeopardWeb.

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Residential Life

See details about on-campus housing options, processes, and deadlines

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Success Studio

Our Success Studio provides students with individual and group tutoring, academic advising, and much more. 

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