New WVU Family Resources
counting down the days until your student starts their college journey? we are, too!
your student is launching an incredible journey that will lead to more than just a degree. this page will help you make sure you and your student are fully prepared.Next Steps Academics How do I ... ?
Do you have access to your student’s WVU records? Ask them to grant you access through the .
Family Guide for Fall 2020
, a guide created especially for new wvu families.
College Knowledge: A Guide for Families
体育彩票365官方下载consider this your go-to resource for the start of the fall 2020 semester, complete with a checklist to help keep you on track.
college knowledge explains everything from how to stay connected while your student is on campus to tips and tools you’ll want to refer back to over the next four years and beyond. plus, we have a handy guide to wvu acronyms.WVU Acronyms Incoming Family Checklist
Virtual Parent Receptions
体育彩票365官方下载during our , we will be welcoming you to the mountaineer family. bring your questions and we will have mountaineer parents club representatives and experts from various colleges, schools and departments to answer them.
Receptions will be held from 6:30-8:00 p.m. and are open to any parent of a student registered for New Student Orientation.
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Complete New Student Orientation
体育彩票365官方下载all first-year students must complete virtual nso, which includes an online, self-paced program and working with an adviser (by phone) to build a class schedule.Virtual New Student Orientation
Choose a Dining Plan
all students living in wvu residence halls are required to have a dining plan. students entering in fall 2020 who did not select a dining plan by june 30 were enrolled automatically in the go 13 dining plan. however, between wednesday, aug. 12, and friday, sept. 11, students may change their dining plan to increase or decrease the number of meals available to them.
Set Up a Tuition Payment Plan
monthly payment plans are available now. the tuition payment plan is an alternative to paying each semester’s tuition and/or housing expenses in full prior to the semester. the earlier you enroll, the more payments are spread out.
Review Health Insurance / Submit Immunization Info
体育彩票365官方下载students entering in fall 2020 will be automatically enrolled in wvu’s aetna health insurance policy unless they waive coverage by aug. 1. when completing the waiver application, students will be asked to confirm that they’ve received . students who won’t be completing a waiver can complete the (your student must enter their wvu credentials to access the questionnaire).
Pay Semester Charges
Fall charges are available for students who have registered for classes. Students can view their bills in STAR, which they can reach via their . If they owe a balance, they also will receive an eBill through their MIX email. The payment deadline for fall charges has been extended to Sept. 1.
Prepare for Move-In
residence hall move-in will be aug. 15 through aug. 22, one week later than originally scheduled. students living in residence halls must sign up for a . all residence halls will have residents moving in each day.
Join the Mountaineer Parents Club
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Mountaineer Parents Club
with more than 20,000 members, the parents club is free and open to parents and family members of current, former and future wvu students. with a toll-free helpline, social media, parent electronic news and email updates, you’ll have your finger on the pulse of campus life throughout your student’s time at wvu.
体育彩票365官方下载we’ll help your student find their purpose and a path to get there.
to register for classes, your student must meet with an adviser each semester. new students entering in fall 2020 will meet with the advising staff by phone over the summer to build a schedule for their first semester.
if your student needs to change their schedule, they can contact their academic adviser for help. your student can find out who their adviser is and how to contact them by accessing degreeworks through the .
at the end of every term, grades are posted on your student’s official transcript. you can view your student’s grades via the if your student has granted you permission. midterm grades are also posted during the eighth week of the semester, though these grades are not permanent.
if your student is having difficulty with a class, they can get help — at no charge. we offer drop-in tutoring and tutoring by appointment, as well as student success coaches, mentoring and seminars to develop skills like note-taking and test-taking.
体育彩票365官方下载we want you to be a part of the wvu community.
fall is ideal for experiencing campus traditions. we'll share how you can connect with wvu in the future.
send some long distance love to your mountaineer in the form of cookies, cupcakes or pepperoni rolls (a west virginia favorite) through wvu dining’s hugs from home program.
keep up with what’s happening on campus by following wvu social media accounts — and you’ll get some extra smiles and laughs, too.
Letters from Home
team up with the mountaineer parents club to surprise your student with a letter from home.Letters From Home