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Admitted Students

Admitted as an Honors College first-time freshman for fall semester 2022? 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

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.

Fall 2022 Move-In

We are excited to have you join us at the WVU Honors College in the fall! As an incoming Honors student, you should move in on one of two dates: ALL Honors students should be moved in by the end of the day Friday, August 12, 2022 so that you are on campus and ready to participate in Honors Welcome and Retreat on Saturday, August 13, 2022.

Honors Retreat

The purpose of the Honors Retreat is to welcome new Honors students to campus and connect students to the Honors College mentors, staff and resources. Students will be welcomed by the Dean of the Honors College, the Honors Student Association and Honors mentors. This event is required for all incoming first year students. Students should plan to be on campus at WVU from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, 2022 for this important event.

Summer Read

Interior Chinatown: A Novel by Charles Yu book cover.

All Honors College students are required to read the WVU Campus Read and write a short essay as their first assignment for their HONR 102 course. The 2022-2023 Campus Read is "Interior Chinatown" by Charles Yu. More information on the assignment can be found here

Your essay or video is due on Friday, Aug. 26, 2022, by 11:59 p.m. You will submit your essay or video to your HONR 102 mentors via eCampus. eCampus will be available starting Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022.

Learn about the 2022-2023 Campus Read here. 

Honors Advance

A group of students sitting on the grass listening to a presentation
Honors Advance is a 3-week residential experience from July 10-30, 2022 for 12-20 Honors Foundation program students. Participants get the opportunity to start early in the Honors Foundation program by taking a 3-credit course, living in Lincoln Hall, and much more. Learn more about the program here. Registration for this program is now closed for summer 2022.

Adventure WV

Students gathered around a fire in a forest clearing. Text: "First-Year Trips: Honors College." Flying WV and text: "Adventure"

Make Honors friends this summer with Adventure WV Honors College First-Year Trips! 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: Saturday, June 18 - Thursday, June 23 
  • Quest 2A: Monday, June 27 - Friday, July 1 [FULL]
  • Odyssey 9A: Saturday, July 9 - Thursday, July 14 [FULL] 
  • Explore 14A: Saturday, July 23 - Thursday, July 28 [FULL]
  • Explore 22A: Sunday, Aug. 7 - Friday, Aug. 12 [FULL]
    Please note, this early move-in trip occurs one day prior to other early move-in trips, allowing Honors students to participate. 
Registration is open. All trips cost $95 or less. No prior outdoors experience is required or expected. Learn more and register at

Connect with us

Schedule a phone call with an Honors College Ambassador, and get your questions about being an Honors College student at WVU answered (e.g. Honors housing, classes, student life, academic resources, admissions requirements, etc.). Learn more about the resources available to you at WVU!

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.

If you have any questions, contact us at the Honors College office by phone at 304-293-2100 or via email at