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You’re a Mountaineer now — ready to launch into the best four years of your life. At New Student Orientation, we will help you prepare for your first semester. Learn about your academic program, talk with faculty members and meet your academic adviser to finalize your class schedule. Are you ready? Let’s go.

What if I have already registered?

If you are already registered for New Student Orientation, please visit the section for registered attendees. There you will find detailed schedules, travel information, checklists, info on what to bring and more.

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How Do I Register?

Not registered yet? It's a piece of cake. Start your registration online.

WVU Students at the Mountainlair

Who Should Attend?

All freshmen, transfer students, nontraditional students, parents, guardians and spouses are welcome to attend New Student Orientation.

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What Will I Do?

Learn about what we will cover during Orientation.

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New Student Orientation - Videos

Want to Know More?

We have a series of videos that will help you understand what it takes to become a Mountaineer.

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Common Read

WVU engages all its first-year students in a common reading experience, which fosters dialog, critical thinking and community participation.

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