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Find Your Path in CLASS

The Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS) is a community of academic resources dedicated to helping you find your personal path to graduation.

New Student Orientation

Here's your official introduction to your first year in CLASS.

Welcome to CLASS with Dean Seiaman

We are excited to have you join us at New Student Orientation today! Dean Joe Seiaman provides an overview of what CLASS is and the students it supports.

How to Have a Successful First Semester

Learn seven tips to have a successful first semester at WVU!

Pre-Major Overview

So, you know what major you want to pursue. Freddie McDonald, director of advising for CLASS, provides some clarification on what it means to be a pre-major student within CLASS and how you will be supported during the beginning of your academic journey.

Undecided Overview

Undecided students, or Exploratory students, are figuring out exactly which academic path is right for them. Learn how you are supported through that exploration during your first year at WVU.

These videos were originally recorded for this past summer's New Student Orientation.


If you need more information, here's who to contact.

CLASS Contact Information

You will be meeting with an academic adviser soon as part of Virtual NSO. Your adviser will be available and ready to answer any questions that you may have.

If you have any questions prior to Virtual NSO, please feel free to reach out to our office by emailing us at or calling our office at 304-293-5805. Our office hours are Monday-Friday from 8:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m.

Office hours may vary during the winter holidays.

First-Year Pathway Contact Information

If you have any questions specifically regarding First-Year Pathway, please reach out to us at or call 304-293-5804.

Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS)