Admitted as an Honors College first-time freshman for fall semester 2021? Congratulations!
Incoming freshmen who have been admitted to the Honors Foundations program can find information and resources for their transition to college here.
- Complete Steps to Enrollment
- Applying for Housing
- New Student Orientation
Adventure WV First-Year Trips
- Summer Read
- Honors Community
Connect with Us
All admitted students should follow the listed on the WVU Admissions Admitted Students website. Students should be sure to activate their WVU Login as soon as possible. By activating this login, students will gain access to their WVU MIX email account. For many University offices, including the Honors College, this will be the primary method of communication with students. Be sure to check your MIX email account frequently for updates.
Don't know how to activate your MIX email account? Follow the instructions here.
Students who have been admitted to the Honors College can apply for Honors Housing (pending availability). All University housing is first-come, first-served. In order to select housing, students must follow the instructions found on the Housing website.
Call the Honors College to check on your Honors indicator status at 304-293-2100. Contact the Housing Assignments Office with specific Housing Application or Housing Deposit questions: 304-293-2811.
All incoming freshmen are required to attend
New Student Orientation. Registration for Virtual New Student Orientation is
now open for Summer 2021. At NSO, you'll learn more about WVU, your major, and
the Honors College. You'll also complete scheduling for classes and talk one-on-one
with an Orientation Leader to get your questions answered. More information is
available on the
You'll have the opportunity to meet other Honors College students before starting at WVU. First-Year Trips are optional peer-led, 5 or 6 day, adventure-based experiences that prepare incoming students for life at WVU. Trips offer participants diverse opportunities to meet other first year students, learn about themselves, WVU and WV.
This summer's Honors Adventure WV trip options are:
- Explore 1A - June 19-June 24
Quest 2A - June 28-July 2 [FULL]
Odyssey 9A - July 10-15 [FULL]
- Explore 14A - July 24-29
- Explore 22A - August 8-13 (Honors Early Move-In Trip, registration now open)
Learn more and register at AdventureFirstYear.wvu.edu.
All Honors College students are required to read the Campus Read and write a short
essay as their first assignment for their Honors 298o course. More information
on the selected book and assignment will be available in summer 2021. The essay
will be due on the first day of class for Honors 298o.
Email us to schedule a call during regular business hours (M-F from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m.). Please be sure to have your questions ready. Each phone appointment is scheduled to last 15 minutes.