Visitors Centers COVID-19 FAQs
The WVU Visitors Centers are committed to conducting campus tour operations in the safest manner possible, including following all State-mandated and University guidelines. In these uncertain times, we want to keep our campus visitors up-to-date on this evolving situation. The Q&A below covers visit operations, campus safety and expectations. For more details, visit wvu.edu/return-to-campus/common-questions .
What is shown on your campus tour?
The two-hour campus tour will include bus and walking portions of our three areas of campus – Downtown, Evansdale and Health Sciences – and also walk through select facilities and visit a real classroom and a residence hall.
Who should visit?
At this time, we are no longer limiting visitation for particular students. All interested students and their families are able to visit WVU.
Do I have to wear a face covering or mask while visiting campus?
Currently masks are not required on any portion of our tour, but you are welcome to wear one if you feel more comfortable. For the most up-to-date information about mask requirements, please visit our Return to Campus Website: Masks
Will I be notified if my campus tour is disrupted due to COVID-19 restrictions?
Yes. If your campus tour is disrupted due to operational changes regarding COVID-19, you will be notified via phone and email.
How large will my tour group be if I registered for a tour via the Visitors Center?
Currently WVU has returned to 100% capacity for campus tours. This means your tour group may be as small as 14 individuals and as large as 56 individuals depending on availability.
I’ve taken a campus tour before; has your tour changed due to COVID-19?
As of June 20, 2021, our campus tour has largely returned to its Pre-COVID-19 format.
Will staff members I interact with be tested for COVID-19 before returning to campus?
Yes. All individuals participate in testing when they are symptomatic.
I have questions about admission to the University in light of COVID-19. Where can I find answers to my questions?
The Office of Admissions is regularly updating our COVID-19 response website, which can be accessed here . Also, please consider attending our Virtual Admissions Session held twice weekly. Register for a session here .
Will the PRT be running?