The City of Boston, an international center of learning with its many schools, colleges, technical institutions, and universities, along with its museums, conservatories and art institutions, provides exciting opportunities for institutional cooperation which enhance curricular choices for students. Wentworth takes a leading position in developing meaningful academic programming with area institutions.
Wentworth is developing strategic partnerships through articulation agreements with other educational institutions that facilitate access to higher education and enrich the educational experiences for students. The Institute has program level articulation agreements with:
Anne Arundel Community College – Anne Arundel, MD (AACC)
Wentworth Institute of Technology and Anne Arundel Community College developed an articulation agreement that allows Anne Arundel Community College students who complete their associate degree in Architecture or Interior Design the option of transfer to Wentworth Institute of Technology’s Facilities Planning and Management baccalaureate degree program.
New Hampshire Community Technical College - Manchester (NHCTC-Manchester)
Wentworth Institute of Technology and the New Hampshire Community Technical College-Manchester (NHCTC-Manchester) developed an articulation agreement that allows NHCTC-Manchester students who complete their associate degree in Interior Design to transfer to Wentworth‘s Facilities Planning & Management baccalaureate degree program. Policies and details of the agreement are available in the admissions office.
Wentworth Institute of Technology and Quincy College, Quincy, MA, have developed an articulation agreement that allows Quincy College students who have completed their computer science associate degree to enter the Bachelor of Science in Computer Network and Information Systems (BCNS) in the junior year. Polices and details of the agreement are available in the admissions office.
The Institute also has Memoranda of Understanding with the following: Hanze University Groningen (The Netherlands), Kyoto Consortium, University of Girona (Spain) and Northeastern University – Foundation Year Program.
COLLEGES OF THE FENWAY
Wentworth Institute of Technology is one of six colleges forming the Colleges of the Fenway. This collaboration with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Emmanuel, Simmons, and Wheelock Colleges expands the academic opportunities and choices through cross- registration and enhances the student and faculty environments of the individual institutions while retaining the unique and special qualities of each of the six colleges. For additional information, please contact Wentworth‘s Registrar or visit the Colleges of the Fenway website at www.colleges-fenway.org.
FENWAY LIBRARY CONSORTIUM AND FENWAY LIBRARIES ONLINE
The Wentworth Alumni Library is a member of the Fenway Library Consortium, which gives Wentworth students and faculty access to well over three million volumes and other electronic and digital resources. Presentation of a valid Wentworth ID is all that is needed to use or borrow books at Emerson, Emmanuel, Hebrew, Simmons, Wheelock, Lesley University, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Museum of Fine Arts, New England Conservatory of Music, Roxbury Community College, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Suffolk University, University of Massachusetts at Boston, and the Brookline Public Library.
Information about the collections in the above-underlined libraries (identifying the members of Fenway Libraries Online) is available through the online catalog that may be accessed at www.wit.edu/library.
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS
Wentworth has joined the Museum of Fine Arts‘ Student Grant Program, which provides Wentworth‘s undergraduate full-time students with free admission to the Museum at all times upon presentation of their student ID card. Specific details about this program can be obtained through the Office of Student Leadership Programs. Students may pick up the Museum‘s Monthly Preview in the Dean of Students‘ Office or Office of Student Leadership Programs.
ISABELLA STEWART GARDNER MUSEUM
Through the Colleges of the Fenway, students, faculty, and staff receive complimentary admission to the museum in addition to other benefits. Contact the Director of Program Planning for information on benefits. Wentworth ID cards are necessary for free admission.
STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS
Several Wentworth departments have developed study abroad programs and student exchange programs with institutions in Europe. In past years students have studied in France, Germany, Ireland, and England through these programs. Refer to the Departments of Architecture, Computer Science and Networking, and Humanities and Social Sciences for more information on their programs.
Wentworth students can also take advantage of the Global Education Opportunities (GEO) Center at the Colleges of the Fenway for assistance in finding abroad opportunities beyond these offerings. See www.colleges-fenway-org/global for more information.