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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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Daily Campus Tours

Tour campus with a student tour leader or self-guided at your own pace, 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 two hours 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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Open House and 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 you to email us to discuss which events may be your best fit.

Decide WVU, Our Open House Just for Admitted Students

Decide WVU Open House

Saturday, April 6

Are you already admitted to WVU? This is your day to explore — from learning about academics and financial aid to exploring student orgs and campus activities.

Format: In-person

Only for: Admitted students and their families.

Register for Decide WVU

Let's Talk Business, WVU John Chambers College of Business and Economics

Let's Talk Business

Explore a WVU business education — and meet employers who hire Mountaineers! The John Chambers College of Business and Economics is holding Let’s Talk Business in:

  • Arlington, VA - Feb. 29, 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Cincinnati, OH - March 21, 5:30-7 p.m.

Format: In-person

Best for: Students interested in Chambers College programs

Register for Let's Talk Business

Bright yellow and white spring tulips with a WVU Let's Go tour bus in the background,

Junior Open House

Save the date!
Saturday, April 13

High school juniors, this event is for you. At Junior Open House on April 13, you can tour campus, explore our academic programs and learn about the admissions process. Join our mailing list so we can let you know when registration opens mid-March.

Format: In-person

Best for: High school juniors and families

Virtual Events

The Great Day

Thursday, Feb. 29

Calling all admitted first-time freshmen! On The Great Day, you could win scholarship money, a laptop, dining plan, Adventure WV trip and more. See how you can participate in The Great Day social challenges!

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted first-time freshmen

Join us for The Great Day

Next Steps for Admitted First-Time Freshmen

Tuesday, March 5
7 p.m.

Already accepted to WVU? Join our admissions counselors for a 45-minute Zoom session about the next steps you can take to become a Mountaineer! We will be discussing the academic deposit, housing, the FAFSA, visiting campus and much more! We’ll also have time at the end of our presentation to answer your questions.

Format: Virtual

Best for: High school seniors admitted for Summer or Fall 2024 (families are welcome)

Register for March 5

Transfer Apply Now

March 7, April 4 and May 8

Join the WVU transfer admissions counselors for a session about the transfer application process for on-campus undergraduate degree programs. General topics to be covered include: important timelines, admissions requirements and application tips.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Transfer students

Register for March 7 Register for April 4 Register for May 8

Preparing for New Student Orientation

Tuesday, March 12
6:30-8 p.m.

New Student Orientation for first-time freshmen requires online modules, an advising appointment and an on-campus program. We’re here to help you prepare! Join this Mountaineer Parents Club webinar to learn about the NSO process.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted first-time freshmen and families

Register for New Student Orientation Webinar

Guided Pathways: An Exploration of Purpose and Major Selection

Monday, March 18
7-8 p.m.

Join the Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS) for an informational session about WVU’s eight unique Guided Pathway programs. Discover diverse career paths, gain insight from CLASS professionals and learn about the abundant support CLASS will provide. We will have time at the end to answer any questions you may have.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Students admitted to CLASS and their families

Register for Guided Pathways Webinar

Financial Aid

Tuesday, March 19
6:30-8 p.m.

The Mountaineer Parents Club wants to keep you on track for receiving the maximum aid available. Join Parents Club and WVU Hub representatives to learn about financial aid and billing.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted first-time freshmen and families

Register for Financial Aid Webinar

Transfer Next Steps

March 26, April 16 and May 16

Join WVU transfer admissions counselors for a session about the next steps you can take to become a Mountaineer! General topics to be covered include: important timelines, financial aid, academic adviser meetings and housing options. There will be time at the end of our presentation to answer your questions.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Admitted transfer students

Register for March 26 Register for April 16 Register for May 16

Conditional Admittance: Securing Your Spot at WVU

Wednesday, March 27
7-8 p.m.

Have you been conditionally admitted to WVU? Hear from Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success (CLASS) professionals about what it means to be conditionally admitted, the Summer Bridge Program and the steps you will take to secure your spot in the class of 2028! We will have time at the end to answer any questions you may have.

Format: Virtual

Best for: Conditionally admitted students and families

Register for Conditional Admittance Webinar

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?

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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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