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Virtual New Student Orientation

You’ll never go it alone as a WVU student (virtually or in person). During Virtual NSO, we’ll help you navigate next steps in the enrollment process, schedule your first semester classes and introduce you to the Mountaineer family who’ll be at your side.

Are you ready for Virtual NSO?

I need to register.

Entering WVU during the Fall 2021 semester? Registering online is quick and easy. Grab your WVU ID number (from the top of your WVU acceptance letter) and let’s get started.

Register for Virtual NSO

I'm registered.

You're ready to begin! Let us explain the five parts of Virtual NSO, what to expect and tips for completing the process.

Explore Virtual NSO

I'm a family member.

Welcome! You’re a Mountaineer now, too. And we have information just for you, as well as ways to reach us with any question you might have.

Family Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Why was NSO kept a virtual event?

The decision to continue with a virtual experience was made keeping the safety and health of our incoming students and their families our top priority.

Learn more about Why was NSO (New Student Orientation) kept a virtual event this summer?

Do I have to complete Virtual NSO?

ALL incoming first-time freshmen (undergraduate) students for Fall 2021 must complete the Virtual NSO online program.

Learn more about Am I required to complete Virtual NSO?

Is Virtual NSO for parents?

Parents are welcome and encouraged to participate! When your student registers, they can add you as their guest.

Learn more about Is Virtual NSO for parents?
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Class of 2025 Social Center

Mountaineer PC or tablet wallpaper

Start Your Journey

You’re a proud Mountaineer now, so head over to our social center for Class of 2025 merchandise, WVU-themed wallpapers and downloads, a #WVUbound playlist and lots more. We have downloads especially for your parents and grandparents, too! And you're all invited to join our Class of 2025 Facebook groups — we have one for students and one for families.

Class of 2025 Social Center