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Experience WVU

The experience of a lifetime is waiting for you in Morgantown, West Virginia. Our R1, space-grant, land-grant, Big 12 university feels like home from day one. Ready to discover it for yourself?

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Take a Campus Tour

Tour campus, meet our friendly people and take in the amazing views. Coming to Morgantown is the best way to feel the Mountaineer spirit.

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Guided Campus Tours

Offered Monday through Friday and select Saturdays, guided tours last about 90 minutes and combine walking and traveling by bus to view all three areas of campus. Reservations are required.

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Self-Guided Tour

Tour campus when you want, at your own pace — with an app to map your route and describe key locations.

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Getting Here

Located at the intersection of I-79 and I-68, Morgantown is 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, two and a half hours from Charleston, W.Va., and three and a half hours from Washington, D.C.

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Sign Up for Special Events

Whether online or in-person, our events are known for delivering loads of relevant info along with Mountaineer fun.
All events are optional, and we encourage students to email us to discuss which events may be their best fit.

Meet WVU Virtual Series

Sept. 13-Dec. 13

Starting in September, this series will be offered monthly covering topics like how to apply, financial aid, housing and a Q&A before the Discover Open House — your family can chat with experts from the Mountaineer Parents Club, too.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Anyone looking for a new way to experience WVU.

Registration opens mid-August.

Tour Guide Live (TGL) and Virtual Admissions Sessions (VAS)

Sept. 19, Oct. 10 and Nov. 7

TGL sessions are live, virtual tours of campus led by student tour leaders (ask your questions in real time). VAS are guided presentations with Q&As that will help you better understand WVU’s admissions process and give a broad-level overview of WVU’s academic, social and recreational opportunities.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Anyone! These are especially helpful as first steps to get to know campus or to learn about our admissions process.

Registration opens mid-August

Ask Us Anything

Oct. 3-5

We’re bringing the Mountaineer experience to you! If you’re considering WVU as your next adventure, attend an AUA in your region. These traveling events, designed to help you get the real scoop on WVU, are the perfect place to talk one-on-one with WVU staff, current students, alumni and parents of current or past Mountaineers.

Locations: Columbus, Cincinnati and Pittsburgh

Format: In-person

Best for: Anyone! Admitted students, prospective students of any age and families.

Registration opens mid-August.

Discover WVU Open House

Saturday, Oct. 22 and Saturday, Nov. 5

Discover WVU is a fun, informative experience. Your day on campus is fully customizable so you can learn about what matters most to you. You'll meet our people, explore our campus and begin imagining your life as a Mountaineer.

Format: In-person

Best for: High school juniors and seniors with families who can travel.

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Go First Fridays

Oct. 28 and Nov. 11

Calling all Mountaineer fans! These special events are held the day before home football games. Bring the whole family and enjoy tailgating food, a tour, an appearance from the Mountaineer Mascot and more.

Format: In-person

Best for: Mountaineer fans and families.

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Admitted Student Tours

Nov. 14, Nov. 28 and Dec. 5

Hey, admitted students! Come for an in-depth tour that will focus on next steps, meeting your academic department and making connections with other admitted students and families. We can’t wait to show you around your new home among the hills.

Format: In-person

Best for: Admitted students and their families.

Registration opens mid-August.

Explore Virtually

Not into waiting? Tour campus now — and we mean right now.

Virtual Tours

Explore WVU any time — from anywhere — with 360-degree views of nearly every building on campus, including:

  • student unions
  • historic Woodburn Circle
  • sports and recreation venues
  • labs and classrooms
  • residence halls
  • dining centers
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What’s it like at WVU?

Watch these videos for a quick intro to Mountaineer life.
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The Most Honest Campus Tour Ever 💛💙

Come along as two WVU students show you our campus as only true Mountaineers can appreciate.

Watch on YouTube: The *Real* Campus Tour Video

Your journey starts at West Virginia University

Choosing which college or university to go to can be difficult. When you choose to be a WVU Mountaineer, it really is the start of an incredible journey.

Watch on YouTube: Your Journey Starts at West Virginia University Video

Start a Conversation

Let’s talk! Meet with us one-on-one by phone or online meeting.

Admissions Counselors

Your admissions counselor knows everything about WVU, applying to college and scholarships and aid. Find your counselor to schedule a call.

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Student Ambassadors

No one knows WVU like our students! Student ambassadors can talk about campus life, WVU traditions, clubs you can join and all the ways you’ll make friends.

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