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Go First Fridays

Experience the energy and excitement of WVU’s traditions! Go First Fridays offer a special, traditions-based campus tour that highlights the history and prestige surrounding WVU game days. You’ll learn to cheer like a real Mountaineer!

High school juniors and seniors (and their families) are invited. Registration is first-come, first-served, so sign up now for Oct. 28 or Nov. 11. Three event times are offered each day.

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Why attend?

Here are three reasons — but there are lots more! 💛💙🏈

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Experience Our School Spirit

Go First Fridays focus on Mountaineer athletics, traditions and game day fun. You’ll visit landmarks like Milan Puskar Stadium and the WVU Coliseum, learn our favorite cheers and meet the WVU Mountaineer.

You can even take a little Mountaineer spirit home with you! Stop by WVU Bookstores’ pop-up shop to pick up some gold and blue gear.

Check the schedule to see what else you can expect.

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Meet the Mountaineer Family

After your tour, you can mingle and network with future classmates and University representatives while enjoying light, tailgate-style treats on the patio of our Downtown Visitors Center.

Ask them about their Mountaineer experience to hear what it's really like on campus.

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Sign and Celebrate

Already admitted to WVU? Pay your academic or housing deposit at Go First Friday for a special Signing Day experience.

You’ll receive an exclusive giveaway and photo opportunity!

Event Schedule

When you sign up for Go First Friday, you'll choose one of three event times: 10 a.m., 11 a.m. or noon.


Arrive at the Downtown Visitors Center beginning 30 minutes prior to your event time. You will check in on the first floor of One Waterfront Place.


At your registered event time, we'll start your kickoff presentation and provide you with all the details you need to know about joining the Mountaineer family. Your bus and walking tour will follow.

Tailgate Reception

After your campus tour, you'll return to the Visitors Center to enjoy light tailgating snacks and meet current students and representatives from different WVU departments and academic colleges.

Questions about Go First Fridays? Email us or call 304-293-3489.