Homecoming 2015!

Save the date and spread the word! Come celebrate FSU’s Sesquicentennial with us October 22-24. Click here for more!

For the first time, Fairmont State University alumni, Fighting Falcons fans, employees and students who reside in West Virginia now have an opportunity to pre-order an FSU special license plate. Preliminary interest applications are now being accepted.

Ordering a special license plate is a way to show alumni and community pride and support for Fairmont State University. FSU must obtain at least 250 preliminary interest applications by Jan. 30, 2016, so that the Division of Motor Vehicles may begin the design and production of the license plate.

Join the Fairmont State University online community by updating your record.  You'll receive invitations to special events and notification of Maroon & White updates.  Get connected and stay connected!

The first edition of The Mound yearbook was published in 1908 by the senior class of Fairmont State Normal School.

At that time, the school was located on Fairmont Avenue. Student organizations included religious, literary and academic societies. Tuition was free.

Now, you can view copies of The Mound yearbook online.  Find photos and memories of friends or family that have attended Fairmont State.

Contact Info

Emily Swain
Director of Alumni Relations

Erickson Alumni Center
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 304.367.4015
Toll Free: 1-866-372-2586
Cell: 304.816.1359
FAX: 304.367.4742

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Let our Fairmont State University alumni be the first to tell you how their experiences changed the direction of their lives.  Let us be the first to tell you how to reconnect with your Falcon family, support the success of future graduates and network with professionals who started their journey here.

Our Office of Alumni Relations staff members:

  • Coordinate Homecoming
  • Plan and implement a variety of alumni events, programs and services
  • Provide support for class and organizational reunions
  • Advocate of the University’s mission, goals and programs
  • Organize fundraising campaigns and encourage giving
  • Offer administrative support for the Fairmont State Alumni Association Board of Directors
Monday, October 12, 2015

As part of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial Celebration, the campus and Fairmont community are invited to help commemorate an historic day for the oldest building on the main campus, Hardway Hall, originally known as the Administration Building.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Fairmont State University’s roots reach back to the formation of public education in the state of West Virginia. In 2015, students, faculty, staff, alumni and the community are celebrating Fairmont State’s 150th birthday with special remembrances and events.

As part of the Sesquicentennial Celebration, author Dr. M. Raymond Alvarez will present a talk about his recent book “The Normal on Fairmont Avenue.” The event will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the main campus.

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Monday, September 21, 2015

Fairmont State University will celebrate 150 years of academic opportunity, tradition and Falcon pride during Homecoming 2015. From Sunday, Oct. 11, through Saturday, Oct. 24, students, alumni, faculty, staff and the community are invited to participate in FSU’s Sesquicentennial Celebration.

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