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What You Need to Know: The Definitive List

We've shared tons of information to help you prepare. Now, we'll narrow it down a bit.

Absolute Must-Knows

Let's do this, Mountaineers.

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Wear Your Mask

Everyone must wear a mask or a face covering at all times when on campus, whether indoors or outdoors. But don’t wear masks with valves. 😷

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Give Others Space

The most effective way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to practice physical distancing.

Whenever possible, maintain at least 6 feet of separation from those around you.

Avoid large gatherings and parties, on- or off-campus.

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Check for Symptoms

Know the symptoms of COVID-19. If you feel sick, do not come to campus.

You can find more of what to do if you’re sick.

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Ask for Help

We're all dealing with uncertainty. When you have questions, don't hesitate to reach out to these important contacts. Your WVU family is here for you.

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Ride the Bus

The PRT is not in service. Additional buses are operating to transport students to various parts of campus.

Here are the bus routes and schedule.

Be sure to follow @WVUParking on Twitter for updates.

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Stay in Touch

It's more important than ever to check your email and answer phone calls.

At any point, you may receive information from health officials as part of COVID-19 contact tracing.

This semester only works if we each do our part and work together.

What to Expect

Things will be different on our campus, but if we work together and follow the guidelines, we can stay safe and healthy and have a great semester! 💛💙

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Stop the Spread

Personal accountability is the key to our safe return to campus. Do your part to keep everyone safe.

Do Your Part

Ask a Question

We’ll continue adding information on different topics, so check this site frequently for updates. If you can’t find the info you need, submit a question or email

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