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Plan Your Decide WVU Day

Thank you for registering for Decide WVU Day! We are excited to show you what WVU has to offer. 

As the open house schedules are finalized, we'll add more details to this page.

Your Trip to Morgantown

Our location

Morgantown, W.Va., is located about 70 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pa., at the intersection of Interstates 68 and 79. We’re a 3.5-hour drive from Washington, D.C., and Cleveland, Ohio, and a 6-hour drive from New York City.

Lodging

Coming to Morgantown the night before? From motels and hotels to cabins and campgrounds, you have many options to choose from in the Morgantown area.
Find Lodging

Make the most of your visit

Morgantown has been ranked a top college town and was dubbed “Tastiest Town” by The Charleston Gazette, so you should spend some time seeing why.

Tour Morgantown WVU Calendar

Night-Before Activities

Dine with WVU and Tour the Night Before

Your introduction to campus begins on Friday if you preregistered for Dine with WVU (4-6:30 p.m. at Cafe Evansdale) or Tour the Night Before (check in at 4:15 p.m. at the WVU Visitors Center). These were optional activities you could select when signing up for Decide WVU. Check your Decide WVU confirmation email for directions.

WVU Baseball vs. Texas Tech (April 12)

Attending the April 13 Decide WVU Day? You have the option of watching WVU Baseball face off against Texas Tech on Friday (April 12) at 6:30 p.m. at Monongalia County Ballpark. Decide WVU Day participants can reserve a reduced-price $5 ticket at wvugame.com/promo with promo code OPENHOUSE before the game.

Decide WVU Program

Find your check-in location

First, you’ll need to find the check-in location for your major.  Please double-check your location. The list was updated March 14 to include locations for “pre-” majors.  Choose your major (or “Undecided/Undeclared”) in the drop-down menu to learn more about where to park and where to check-in.

Schedule

Check back as the event approaches for updates, and download WVU Guide to create your customized schedule.

8:00-9:15 a.m. - Check-in at your assigned location

8:30-10:30 a.m. - Go Hands-On Service Project - Student Recreation Center

8:45-9:15 a.m. - Optional Financial Aid Presentation

  • Evansdale - South Agricultural Sciences Building, Room 1021
  • Evansdale (Engineering only) - Mineral Resources Building, Room 113
  • Health Sciences - Okey Patteson Auditorium
  • Downtown - Mountainlair

9:30-11:30 a.m. - Academic Sessions

  • CLASS (Center for Learning, Advising and Student Success) - Brooks Hall, Room 202
  • College of Creative Arts - Creative Arts Center, Gladys G. Davis Theatre, Room 3012
  • College of Education and Human Services - Allen Hall (4th floor)
  • College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences - Health and Education Building
  • Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design - Evansdale Library (2nd floor)
  • Eberly College of Arts and Sciences - Ming Hsieh Hall, Rooms G20 and G21
  • First-Year Pathway - Brooks Hall, Room 225
  • John Chambers College of Business and Economics - Business and Economics Building, Room 458 and 459
  • Reed College of Media - Media Innovation Center, Evansdale Crossing (4th floor)
  • Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health - Health Sciences Center, Okey Patteson Auditorium
  • Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources - Mineral Resources Building, Room 113

11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Lunch at the Mountainlair, Summit Café, Café Evansdale, Evansdale Crossing or Boreman Bistro

11:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. - Service Offices open 

  • Pop-Up Admissions/New Student Orientation Office - Mountainlair, Mountaineer Room; and Evansdale Crossing, Room 300A
  • Financial Aid Office Hours - Evansdale Crossing, Mountaineer Hub (2nd floor)
  • Pop-Up Housing - Mountainlair, Potomac Room (2nd floor)

11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Walking Tours of Downtown Area of Campus - Mountainlair, leaving from outside Hatfields in the (1st floor)

Noon - 4:00 p.m. - Residence Hall Open House

Noon - 4:00 p.m. - Do Your Research: Undergraduate Spring Research Symposium - Mountainlair Ballrooms (2nd floor)

12:30-3:00 p.m. - Information Fair - Mountainlair (1st floor)          

12:30-4:00 p.m. - Sample Class Lectures

  • Religious Studies 102 - Oglebay Hall, Room 117
    • Sessions: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2:00-3:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Art History - Oglebay Hall, Room 106
    • Sessions: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2:00-3:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Intro to Sociology - Oglebay Hall, Room 110
    • Sessions: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 2:00-3:00 p.m. and 3:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Sample Chemistry Lab - Clark Hall, Room 300
    • Session: 12:30-1:30 p.m.
  • Forensic and Investigative Science - Ming Hsieh Hall, Room G21
    • Session: 2:00-3:00 p.m.

12:45-5:00 p.m. - Conversation Sessions - Mountainlair

  • Ask the Experts Information Session for Parents - Mountainlair, Rhododendron Room (2nd floor)
    • Sessions: 12:45-1:15 p.m., 2:15-2:45 p.m., 3:45-4:15 p.m.
  • Get Involved: Greek Life/Student Orgs - Mountainlair, Shenandoah Room (1st floor)
    • Sessions: 12:45-1:15 p.m., 2:15-2:45 p.m., 3:45-4:15 p.m.
  • Career Services - Mountainlair, Laurel Room (2nd floor)
    • Sessions: 12:45-1:15 p.m., 2:15-2:45 p.m., 3:45-4:15 p.m.
  • Transfer Admissions - Mountainlair, Rhododendron Room (2nd floor), 3:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Get the Scoop (from WVU students) - Mountainlair, Greenbrier Room (2nd floor)
    • Sessions: 1:30-2:00 p.m., 3:00-3:30 p.m., 4:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Adventure WV - Mountainlair, Shenandoah Room (1st floor)
    • Sessions: 1:30-2:00 p.m., 3:00-3:30 p.m., 4:30-5:00 p.m.

1:00-3:00 p.m. - Hospitality Innovation and Technology Lab Demonstrations - Evansdale Crossing (3rd floor)

1:30-3:00 p.m. - Honors College Reception - Elizabeth Moore Hall, main lobby

3:30-4:30 p.m. - Legacy Reception - Elizabeth Moore Hall, main lobby

Transportation

The Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) will operate from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and buses will run 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Check the Decide WVU program you receive at Check-in for bus stop info and a route map. When planning your travel between areas of campus, allow about 30 minutes to give yourself plenty of time.

Both services are free for Decide WVU Day attendees.

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