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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 international first-time freshman students with a fall term start; spring students are encouraged to contact their WVU Admissions Counselor for assistance.




  • Check your WVU Portal and WVU MIX email frequently for important financial and scholarship details.




  • 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.



  • 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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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