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Mountaineer Timeline

Keep track of important dates and deadlines leading up to your first semester at WVU.

This timeline is for first-time freshmen with a fall term start; spring students are encouraged to contact their WVU Admissions Counselor for assistance.

August

September

  • Schedule a Visit to WVU
    In-person, virtual and self-guided options are available through our Visitors Center, and open house dates are scheduled in the fall and spring.

October

November/December

  • Check your WVU Portal and MIX email frequently for important financial aid and merit scholarship details.
  • November 1 - Math placement details will be sent via your MIX email if testing is required.

January/February

March

  • March 1 - FAFSA priority deadline for WVU and West Virginia Promise Scholarship.
  • Mid-March: New Student Orientation details are sent to admits who have paid the academic deposit.

May

  • May 1 - Priority date to submit the academic deposit.
  • May 1 - Last day to cancel your attendance and receive a full refund of the academic deposit and partial refund of the housing deposit.
  • Mid-May - Tuition Payment Plan is available for the fall semester.

June

July

  • First week of July - Fall charges are applied to your bill and available in WVU MyAccount via your WVU Portal.
  • Watch your MIX email for details about signing up for your residence hall move-in time.

August

  • August 10-12 - Residence hall move-in. Time slots for all residence halls will be available each day.
  • August 16 - First day of fall 2023 classes.

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Admissions Counselors

Have questions about your next steps? Or about submitting your deposit? Your WVU admissions counselor is an expert on these topics (and many more, so ask them anything!). And it’s literally their job to chat with you! Reach out to them any time.

Contact Your Counselor

Student Call Center

No one knows us like our students! Our student ambassadors have been in your shoes. They know what it’s like starting this gold-and-blue journey packed with possibilities. Talk with them about whatever you’d like — student life, living on campus, getting involved, making friends, Mountaineer traditions, etc.

Schedule Student Ambassador Call

Office of Admissions

Our Admissions staff can assist with any questions or issues you encounter as you continue the steps to enroll. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (except for University holidays). Call us at 304-293-2121 or fill out our contact form.

Contact Admissions