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Honors Day of Service


Three female students pose for a photo in front of large, yellow letters that spell Let's Go

In the Honors College, one of our core values is service. Our Day of Service is a great way to begin building your sense of community here at WVU. You'll make new friends, meet your mentors and Honors College staff while connecting with local community partners.

Day of Service Information

Below is the general event schedule. Attendance is required for first-year Honors students.

  • Date: Sunday, August 18, 2024
  • Time:  8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Location: Canady Creative Arts Center and partner locations


  • 8 - 9 a.m.
    • Breakfast at any of the WVU dining halls
  • 9 - 9:30 a.m.
    • Travel to Creative Arts Center
  • 9:15 - 10 a.m.
    • Check-In (Creative Arts Center Lobby)
  • 10 - 10:30 a.m.
    • Welcome from Honors College staff
    • Preflection with Center for Community Engagement
  • 10:30 - 11 a.m.
    • Dismissal to service projects 
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
    • Service projects (Various Locations in Morgantown)
  • 1 - 1:30 p.m.
    • Travel back to campus
  • 1:30 p.m.
    • Lunch (any Dining Hall on Campus)

Things to Know:

  • Transportation options to Creative Arts Center:
    • Downtown Campus
      • Walk to Short Term Lot 10 and board buses. Buses will leave for Creative Arts Center beginning at 9:15 a.m.
      • Residence Halls: Boreman, Dadisman, Honors, Seneca, Stalnaker, and Summit Halls
    • Evansdale Campus
      • Walk to the Creative Arts Center to start check-in at 9:15 a.m.
      • Residence Halls: Bennett, Braxton, Brooke, and Lyon Towers; Lincoln and Oakland Halls
    • Commuters
      • Park at the Coliseum and walk to the Creative Arts Center to begin check-in at 9:15 a.m.
  • Returning to Campus after service projects:
    • If you walked to your service project, you will walk back to campus.
    • If you took a bus to your service project, the bus will stop at the Downtown Campus and the Evansdale Campus to drop you off.

  • Dress comfortably (including shoes). Wear clothes you won't mind if they get dirty.
  • Bring a bag or backpack to carry your things.
  • Don't get dehydrated! Bring a water bottle.
  • Have fun!