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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.
Saturday, March 7 and Saturday, April 11 | March 7 Registration | April 11 Registration | Tentative Itinerary

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

#WVUbound Q&A

You’re probably already daydreaming about the days when you can finally say you are a Mountaineer! But that probably means you have a bunch of questions. Here’s your chance to ask us—a #WVUbound Q&A on Twitter.

All you have to do is use #WVUbound when asking your question, and our expert will respond to you from either the @WestVirginiaU or @WVUAdmissions Twitter accounts.

February 23
7 p.m. EST – Housing
Corey Farris, Dean of Students

8 p.m. EST – Google Hangout with current WVU students. Registration is now open.

February 24
4 p.m. EST – Financial Aid
Steve Riffon, Coordinator

February 25
7 p.m. EST – Student Life
Corey Farris, Dean of Students
Kim Mosby, Senior Associate Dean of Campus and Community Life

February 26
7 p.m. EST – Admissions
Kate Padula, Associate Director

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. | Register | Phone: 304-293-3489


Other Events

Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources High School Visitation Day

Gain an in-depth look at the Statler College by attending the High School Visitation Day. The program features a departmental showcase to learn more about each engineering major, including senior design projects, undergraduate research, and student organizations. Examples of demonstrations include computer-aided design and manufacturing, alternative fuels vehicle, Solar Decathlon, concrete canoe competition, hand recognition device, lunabotics robot, nanotechnology, and more.

Saturday, March 14 | For more information and to register, visit http://www.statler.wvu.edu/visiting.php.