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Distinguished Scholars

You have the drive to learn, push further and change the world. You are a distinguished high school scholar.

We think you would make a great Mountaineer — let us introduce you to the people and place that will help you forge the future you want. 

Attendees should check in at the Erickson Alumni Center beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, February 18, 2019. The welcome features a distinguished staff/faculty member and an Honors College student. Next, you and your family will meet with faculty at your future academic department. Enjoy lunch while hearing a message from another distinguished staff/faculty member and a Honors College student. Conclude your experience with a tour of campus and/or Honors Hall.


Complimentary lodging is currently full. Please visit the Greater Morgantown Convention and Visitors Bureau for alternative lodging options. If you would like to be added to a waitlist for a complimentary hotel room, please email

Optional Day Before Evening Programming

Please join us the evening of February 17 from 5:00 p.m. to  6:30 p.m. at the WVU Visitors Center for optional evening programming. Please register for this event via the registration form.

During this informal event, you will hear from the Mountaineer Parents Club, the Honors College, Admissions and Recruitment and more. Current Honors College Ambassadors, Admissions Ambassadors and staff members will be available to talk with you and answer all your questions about what it’s like to be a Mountaineer. Light refreshments will be served.


8:00 a.m. - Check-in, Breakfast and Information Fair
Erickson Alumni Center

9:00 a.m. - Welcome

10:00 a.m. - Academic Department Visits 
Attendees will be bused to colleges and schools.

Noon - Lunch

1:30 p.m. - Campus Tours and Honors Hall Tours
Choose from an optional tour of campus or a tour of the Honors College. We encourage you to sign-up for a tour even if you're unsure if you will take it. Sign up using the event registration form. 

Interested in talking to someone about WVU?

Contact an Admissions Counselor