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Welcome Week

Welcome back: Students discover connections, place and purpose at WVU

Following a year of missed traditions and celebrations, West Virginia University will welcome new and returning students to its campus in Morgantown with an array of in-person activities that will allow students to reconnect and find their place and purpose.

WVU to fully reopen campuses for fall 2021 semester

With recent decreases in COVID-19 cases across the country and the knowledge that COVID-19 vaccines are extremely safe and effective, West Virginia University now plans to fully reopen its campuses this fall.

Gee Mail: Welcome home…and mask up!

In a call unifying the WVU family to embark safely and resiliently into a new academic year, President Gordon Gee welcomed faculty, staff and students back into the fold in his latest Gee Mail.

WVU PRT resumes operation Thursday

In anticipation of students’ arrival on campus, the West Virginia University Personal Rapid Transit system will resume operations Thursday (Aug. 15).

Students seek purpose, find path during WVU Welcome Week

An array of Welcome Week activities designed to foster lifelong passion and purpose await an estimated 5,600 new students from around the world making their way to Morgantown this week to embark on a new journey at West Virginia University.

VIDEO: WVU welcomes the class of 2022 to its new home

For nearly 5,000 first-year students, West Virginia University became their new home during Welcome Week 2018. Check out this video highlighting the best-performing class academically in the University’s history.