Keep track of important dates and deadlines leading up to your first semester at WVU.
This timeline is for international first-time freshman students with a fall term start; spring students are encouraged to contact their WVU Admissions Counselor for assistance.
- August 1 - First-time Freshman Application Opens
Apply using the WVU application or the Common Application. View application deadlines.
Admissions decisions will process beginning August 15.
- October 1 - Housing application and selection available to admitted students who have paid the academic deposit.
- Check your WVU Portal and WVU MIX email frequently for important financial and scholarship details.
- February - Adventure WV First-Year Trips registration opens. Consider registering!
- Mid-March - New Student Orientation details are sent to admitted students who have paid the academic deposit.
- 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.
- June 1 - Deadline to be admitted for central merit scholarship eligibility; earlier deadlines may apply for select awards.
- June 1 - Last day to submit updated GPA or test scores for merit review.
- June 1 - Student Insurance Waiver and immunization documentation portal opens
- June - New Student Orientation takes place throughout the month.
- June - Dining plans available for selection.
- First week of July - Fall charges are applied to your bill and available in WVU MyAccount via your WVU Portal.
- Tuition Payment Plan is available for the fall semester.
- Watch your MIX email for details about signing up for your residence hall move-in time.
- August - Residence hall move-in. Time slots for all residence halls will be available each day.
- August - New International Student Orientation. Watch your MIX email for information.
- August 21 - First day of fall 2024 classes.
We're here to help every step of the way.
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.
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.
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.