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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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Whether online or in-person, our events are known for delivering loads of relevant info along with Mountaineer fun.

Discover WVU Open House

Oct. 23 and Nov. 13

At our epic Discover WVU open house events, you can customize your experience, meet other students and explore what matters to you, from admissions and housing to student life and academics.

Format: In-person

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

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Go First Fridays

Sept. 10, Sept. 17, Oct. 1, Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and Nov. 19

Experience campus when our legendary Mountaineer spirit is at its best — the day before a WVU home football game! Go First Fridays include a campus tour, tailgate snacks, on-the-spot admission decisions for high school seniors and lots of fun.

Format: In-person

Best for: Juniors and seniors and their families in town for a football game.

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Meet WVU

Tuesday, Oct. 12
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Visit us from home! This online introduction to WVU is perfect for prospective students who can’t make it to campus for an in-person event. You’ll meet real Mountaineers and learn about the incredible opportunities you'll have as a WVU student.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Juniors or seniors who can’t travel to campus or aren’t comfortable traveling.

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Tour Guide Live

Select Mondays at 5:00 p.m.

Nobody knows campus like our Visitors Center tour guides. Here’s your chance to meet with them virtually, tour campus and ask what it’s really like to be a WVU student.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Anyone! Especially high school seniors and their families, admitted students, prospective and admitted transfer students who haven’t visited campus.

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Virtual Admission Sessions

Select Mondays at 4:30 p.m.

Ask our experts about everything from scholarship and financial aid opportunities to application requirements and career services.

Format: Virtual

Best for: High school juniors and seniors (and their families) who have not yet applied to WVU, as well as admitted students looking to learn more about housing, scholarships and more.

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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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Academic Appointments

Recruiters in our colleges and schools focus on specific academic areas. They can discuss majors, minors, careers, preparing for grad school and other academic topics.

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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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