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Virtual New Student Orientation

You're never 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 2022 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 full Orientation process, 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

Am I required to complete Virtual NSO?

ALL incoming first-time freshman (undergraduate) students for fall 2022 must complete the Virtual NSO online program in order to receive a class schedule.

Learn more about Am I required to complete Virtual NSO?

Is NSO in-person this year?

Our “typical” NSO will not take place in person again this year. As the pandemic shifted things two years ago, we have found a more efficient way to run our orientation program. All academic onboarding will be completed virtually.

Learn more about Is NSO in-person this year?

How do I know who my adviser is?

After you complete the online modules, you will receive an email within approximately 24 hours indicating how you can move forward with getting an advising appointment.

More NSO Questions Answered →

Class of 2026 Social Center

Mountaineer Let's Go

Start Your Journey

You’re a proud Mountaineer now, so head over to our social center for Class of 2026 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 2026 Facebook groups — we have one for students and one for families.

Class of 2026 Social Center