First-Year Programs

Welcome to West Virginia University!

You are well on your way to an incredible collegiate experience full of academic opportunity and personal growth. First-Year Programs are the first step in your exciting educational journey and will help you find your place at WVU.

Our faculty and staff are eager to help make the transition to college life effortless and rewarding. We encourage you to ask a lot of questions, actively participate in discussions, develop friendships and learn what will be expected of you as a member of the WVU community.

The information available within these web pages will help navigate you through your first-year.

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