Whether you grew up in our backyard or whether you've never set foot in West Virginia, visit us! It is the only way to know if we are right for you!
When you come here, you'll find
• Plenty to do. In addition to more than 80 clubs and organizations, you'll find a lot to do in our Falcon Center, our beautiful student activity center. Work out, play Intramural sports, grab some coffee with friends or relax between classes.
• Gorgeous scenery and intriguing historical sites. The rest of the country has no idea how beautiful and interesting West Virginia is.
• Friendly folk. Faculty, staff, students and Fairmont residents will go out of their way to make you feel at home.
• An impressive array of majors and programs taught by faculty hired for their teaching abilities. We are all about helping you find a meaningful career path and then succeed at it.
We offer many ways to visit
Individual Campus Visit (Monday - Friday)
To set up a personal visit/tour (for one to five students) Monday through Friday, simply click on the link below or call us at (800) 641-5678 or (304) 367-4010. We will be happy to show you the campus and will cover the ins and outs of not only the admissions process, but also financial aid. In addition, and based on availability, we can also arrange for personal visits with faculty and/or coaches.
Group Day on Campus Visits (Monday - Friday)
Student groups of six or more from high schools, middle schools, and other organizations are invited to visit our main campus in Fairmont, WV, Monday through Friday. Our informational group visits are typically comprised of a campus tour, a group info session with an admissions counselor, and possibly lunch. To set up a Day on Campus Group Visit, for your group (minimum of six students), please click on the link below
Academic Exploration Days (Select Days)
On select days throughout the regular semester, academic-based Exploration Days will be held on the main campus in Fairmont, WV. Exploration Days are an excellent opportunity for families to visit and experience our campus in full-swing, and in a small group setting. The highlight of Exploration Days is the departmental visit, which includes an opportunity for families to meet in small groups with faculty and/or academic deans. A complimentary lunch will also be included.
Campus Visitation Day Events (Saturdays Bi-annually)
Campus Visitation Day is a full-day open house held for students (and their families) who are deciding where to continue their education. The robust Visitation Day event is a great opportunity for prospective students to get to know us better. The event is offered on Saturdays twice per year (once in fall and once in spring). Those attending will have the chance to tour campus, enjoy a complimentary lunch, and receive information on admissions, financial aid, and housing. An academic fair is also offered so that students can speak with faculty about their selected majors.