Visit WVU


Virtual Tours

Want to know what life on campus is like? Visit our online campus tour and find out. Start Your Tour.

Considering West Virginia University? Be our guest for a day and get a feel for the academic and student life as a Mountaineer.

WVU Visitors Center

The WVU Visitors Center combines cutting-edge technology with traditional West Virginia hospitality. Your tour will begin with an admissions presentation and then our expert student guides will give you a walking/driving tour of the campus. If you want to meet a specific department representative or attend a class, please request this during your reservation. (Please note, admissions presentations, department representatives and classes are not available on Saturday.) Tours include a classroom, the Mountainlair Student Union, a residence hall, the Student Recreation Center, and more. Reservations are required.

Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and Saturday (excluding home football games) at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. | Phone: 304-293-3489 | Schedule a Tour Online | Directions

Decide WVU Days

Choosing the right university for you is a big decision. Admitted freshman and transfer students are invited to campus to help make that decision. We can’t wait to welcome you to your new home.

Decide WVU Open Houses

Join us for an admitted student open house to get started on your Mountaineer journey. Learn about student services and resources that will make your transition to college even easier. Meet faculty and current students in your major and begin life-long friendships with other future Mountaineers.

If you can’t make it to an open house, check out our “Decide WVU” admitted student tours above!
Saturday, March 7 and Saturday, April 11 | March 7 Registration | April 11 Registration | Tentative Itinerary

Decide WVU Admitted Student Tours

Your admitted student visit begins with an enrollment presentation at 8:30 a.m. to prepare you to join our proud Mountaineer family. Then, our expert student guides present a walking/driving tour of campus. Enjoy lunch in an on-campus eatery followed by an academic department visit.
Feb 2, Feb 9, Feb 23, Mar 2, Mar 9, Mar 16, Apr 13, Apr 20, and Apr 27 | Phone: 304-293-3489 | Registration | Directions

Academic Excellence Celebration

This event recognizes our Academic Excellence Scholarship recipients. It is by invitation only to admitted non-resident high school seniors who have a minimum 3.5 GPA and ACT of 27 or SAT of 1220.
Monday, February 16 | Questions and registration contact: Katie Condon | Phone: 304-293-2664

Junior Preview Days

A Junior Preview Day is a campus visit experience just for high school juniors. Get started on a great future by touring the WVU campus. Meet with representatives from academic departments and student services while enjoying refreshments and giveaways.
March 30, March 31, April 1, April 2, April 6 | Tours at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. | Registration opens soon | Phone: 304-293-3489