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WVU Visitors Center

The WVU Visitors Center welcomes future Mountaineers to campus with one of the most unique visit experiences in the country! Big things are happening at WVU, and the Visitors Center can introduce you to the programs, people, and places that make being a Mountaineer the experience of a lifetime.

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M - F 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
SAT 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (except home football games)

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Daily Campus Visits

Visiting is the best way to find out what it’s like to study and live here. Explore our libraries and Student Rec Center, eat lunch at the Mountainlair Student Union, shop at the bookstore, attend a class — and yes, climb a few of our famous stairs.

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Discover WVU Days

Get a taste of college life by joining us for a fall open house. It's your day to explore WVU, any way you like.

Learn about Discover WVU Days

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Go First Fridays

Enjoy tailgate snacks, take a campus tour and bring your application, test scores and transcripts for an on-the-spot evaluation. To register, simply schedule a campus tour on September 7, September 21, October 5, October 26 or November 9.

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College Events

Get a major-specific introduction to campus at events hosted by WVU colleges and schools throughout the year.

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The Visitors Center will be closed Wednesday, November 21st through Sunday, November 25th.  We will reopen on Monday, November 26th at 8:00 am.  

Be A Tour guide

Passionate, proud and eager to tell the world about WVU. Sound like you?

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With so much to do and see at WVU, the Visitors Center is the perfect first stop. Please be sure to inquire about campus maps, directions, parking information, and brochures about the local area and West Virginia University.

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