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West Virginia University

Morgantown, WV
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

Admissions Office

PO Box 6009

Morgantown, WV 26506-6009

United States

Phone: 304-293-2121

Fax: 304-293-3080

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Danica Wilburn
Title:Director of Visitors Center
Admissions Office Address:WVU Visitors Center
P.O. Box 6693
Morgantown, WV 26506-6693
Admissions Office Phone:304-293-3489
Admissions Office Fax:304-293-6918
Admissions Office Email:visitwvu@mail.wvu.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Student Recreation Center
Mountainlair (Student Union)
Personal Rapid Transit (PRT)
Mountaineer Field
Historic Woodburn Circle
Downtown Library Complex WVU Barnes & Nobel Bookstore Coliseum
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Waterfront -Wharf District
Cooper's Rock State Park
Caperton Recreational Trail
Downtown Morgantown
Cheat Lake Area
Core Arboretum Pittsburgh PA is 70 miles north of Morgantown.

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday; Saturday
8am-5pm; 9am-4pm
Phone Number:304-293-3489
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri 9:30am and 1:00 pm
Average Length:2 hours
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visitwvu@mail.wvu.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:Except Saturday visits

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Advance Notice:Other
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:contact the visitors resource center (visitwvu@mail.wvu.edu)
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:contact the visitors resource center (visitwvu@mail.wvu.edu)

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Varies
Arrangements:Contact Visiting Center

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Morgantown Airport is 2 miles from campus, available via county buses, taxi, or personal car. The Greater Pittsburgh International Airport is approximately 70 miles from campus. Flights to Pittsburgh leave Morgantown Airport daily. WVU also provides transportation to and from the Pittsburgh Airport, for a reasonable fee, during peak holiday times. Rental cars are also available.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
By car: at the intersection of I-79 and I-68, WVU is approximately 70 miles south of Pittsburgh or 200 miles northeast of Washington, D.C.. The Visitors Resource Center is accessible from Exit 1 of Interstate 68 (University Ave. exit). If you exit from I-68 West, turn left at the end of the exit ramp on to Route 119 North; go straight for four stoplights. If you exit from I-79 onto I-68 East turn left at the light on Route 119 North; go straight for four stoplights. One Waterfront Place is on the left. You will see a large blue sign labeled Visitors Resource Center. As you turn left, make a quick right into the parking garage. You will receive a parking ticket that you will need to bring inside with you to have validated for your time at the Visitors Resource Center. The Visitors Resource Center is located on the ground floor.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Right across from the Visitors Center is the Waterfront Place Hotel (304-296-1700 or 1-866-854-0332, $100.00 and up). Another nearby option is the Historic Clarion (304-292-8401, $100.00 and up) located on 127 High Street in downtown Morgantown- just blocks away from WVU's downtown campus. The Ramada Inn (304-296-3431 or 1-800-228-2828, $60.00 and up), located at the intersection of Rt. 119 South and I-68 is approximately one mile from the WVU Visitors Center as is the Comfort Inn (304-296-9364 or 1-800-228-5150, $60.00 and up) located across from the Ramada Inn at the same intersection. The Hampton Inn ( 304-599-1200 or 1-800-HAMPTON, $80.00 and up) located near WVU's Medical Center, is on 1053 Van Voorhis Road. Also near the Medical Center is the Euro-Suites Hotel (304-598-1000 or 1-800-6-SUITES, $100.00 and up) on 501 Chestnut Ridge Road. The Econo Lodge (304-599-8181 or 1-800-4-CHOICE, $60.00 and up) on 3506 Monongahela Blvd. is another possibility close to WVU's Coliseum and Evansdale campus. Fifteen minutes away, the Lakeview Resort ($100.00 and up, 304-594-1111 or 1-800-624-8300), is located on Route 6 in the Cheat Lake Area. The New Glenmark Center (approximately 15 minutes from WVU's downtown campus) is located off of I-68 and has a Holiday Inn Express ($80.00 and up,304-291-2600) and a Super 8 Motel ($40.00 and up, 304-296-4000 or 1-800-800-8000) , both on Venture Drive. New hotels to the area include Hilton Garden Inn located at the Suncrest town Center ( $$$$ 150 Suncrest Towne Centre Drive Morgantown, WV 26505 304-225-9500 phone 304-225-9501 fax), Residence Inn by Marriott located near Mountaineer Field ($$$ 1046 Willowdale Road Morgantown, WV 26505 304-599-0237), Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott located at University Town Center ($$$ 2500 University Town Centre Drive Morgantown, WV 26501 304-598-5006), and Spring Hill Suites by Marriott ( $$$ 1910 Hunters Way Morgantown, WV 26505 304-225-5200 or 1-888-287-9400). Note: Lodging rates are subject to change without notice. Rates may increase during home football weekends, WVU Graduation, Parents Weekend and other peak periods throughout the year.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • WVU Visitors Center
    P.O. Box 6693
    Morgantown, WV 26506-6693
    Phone: 304-293-3489
    Fax: 304-293-6918
    Email: visitwvu@mail.wvu.edu
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    No
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available
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