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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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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.

Financial Aid Webinars

Nov. 17, Dec. 14, Jan. 20, Feb. 9, April 4
6:30-8:00 p.m.

The Mountaineer Parents Club wants to keep your family on track for receiving the maximum aid available to your student. The Paying for College webinar series connects you with WVU Hub experts for in-depth financial aid info.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted first-time freshmen and their families.

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Housing Webinars

Dec. 7, Feb. 15, April 12
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Living in a residence hall is the heart of the first-year experience. The Mountaineer Parents Club's Living at WVU webinars will cover the housing selection process, choosing a dining plan and residence hall life.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted first-time freshmen and their families.

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Decide WVU Open House

March 26 and April 9

At our open house events for admitted students, you'll find all the information you need for making your college decision — from learning about academics and financial aid to exploring student orgs and campus activities.

Format: In-person

Best for: Admitted students and their families.

Registration opens February 1.

Junior Open House

April 18

Calling all high school juniors! Save the date and plan to join us on campus to learn about the college admissions process and the opportunities you'll have at WVU.

Format: In-person

Best for: High school juniors and their families.

Registration opens in March.

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

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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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