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Here’s what to expect from Virtual NSO.

Online Program

Mandatory for students. Optional for guests.

When you register for Virtual NSO, we will email you a link to the Virtual NSO online program, which should take about two hours to finish. Your guest may view the online program by using the guest login option. Students have until June 20 to finish the online program.

After you complete the online program, the system will automatically let us know. We’ll email instructions for your next step within 24 hours.

Submit Student ID Photo

Mandatory for students.

Mountaineer Card (WVU student ID) photo submission details were included in the email you received confirming your Virtual NSO registration, or the email we sent notifying you that the online program was open.

Can’t find the email? Review the photo requirements, and then submit your photo.

Pre-Advising Appointment

Mandatory for students.

After completing the online program, you’ll receive an email with instructions for signing up for your Pre-Advising Appointment with an Orientation Leader. The Pre-Advising Appointment is a one-on-one conversation with your Orientation Leader, who will schedule your Advising Appointment and help you prepare for it.

Advising Appointment

Mandatory for students.

During your Advising Appointment, you’ll meet one-on-one with a professional adviser and finalize your fall class schedule. Before the meeting, you should review your college or school’s NSO information. Honors students should also review the Honors NSO page.

Virtual Events

WVU101 presentation is mandatory for students. Other events are optional for students and guests.

You will attend an online WVU101 presentation during the last week of June. You and your family will also have the option of attending many other webinars and virtual events.


Taking the correct courses in your freshman year can affect your entire college experience. Check your placement at WVU.

Math and Chemistry Placement

We place students into math and chemistry courses based on prerequisites or test scores. You may place by ACT Math score, SAT Math score or successful completion of pre-requisite courses.

Math and Chemistry Placement

English Placement

English 103 is an accelerated three-credit course that replaces English 101 and English 102 while also fulfilling the GEC Objective 1 requirement. Students can opt to take English 103 if they receive at least a 27 on the ACT English subtest or a 640 on the SAT verbal exam.

Learn About English Placement

World Languages Placement

If your major requires a world language, you are encouraged to complete the world languages placement exam online. You can determine if your major requires a world language in DegreeWorks.

Learn About World Languages Placement

Virtual Events

Register for a webinar, join a discussion or watch replays.

Informational Webinars

July 6-30

Hosted by Orientation Leaders, these sessions will feature representatives from a variety of WVU programs and offices, like Dining Services, Student Employment, the Center for Black Culture and Research and Adventure WV. Your questions will be welcomed!

Informational webinars will be offered Monday through Thursday each week of July. Sign up for as many as you’d like.

Register Now

Optional for students. Families are invited to watch the webinar, but only students should register.

Activity Webinars

July 6-30

Kick back, relax and join our Orientation Leaders for fun events and discussions where you can interact with others who share your interests. These sessions range from watch parties and games to meet-and-greets with specific student organizations and more.

Activity webinars will be offered Monday through Thursday each week of July. Sign up for as many as you’d like.

Register Now

Optional for students.

Chambers College Ambassadors
6 p.m., July 13

This session will focus on the overall Chambers College student experience. Our students will speak to campus involvement, organizations and clubs, balancing school/life, study tips and more.

Register Now

Optional for Chambers College students.

To request a sign language interpreter or transcriber for live sessions, please contact

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