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Early Move-In

All Honors first-time freshmen, regardless of where they live, move in one day early. Early Move-In Day is Friday, August 11, 2017. For information on directions and parking on Early Move-In Day, see the WVU Housing website.

Friday, August 11, 2017

D ue to the large number of students moving in, first-time freshmen Honors students have been assigned a designated move- in time based on their birth month .
  • January, February, March: 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. 
  • April, May, June: 10 a.m. – Noon
  • July, August, September: Noon – 2 p.m.
  • October, November, December: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. (Most students will finish moving in by 3 p.m.)
Following move-in, parents can attend the Mountaineer Parents Club "I Survived Move-in" Parents Reception from 1 – 5:30 p.m. at the 5th Floor of the Evansdale Crossing Building near the Student Recreation Center. Afterward, parents can meet their students at the Induction Ceremony, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Morgantown Event Center. Garage parking is available for a small hourly fee.

After moving in, students should head to the  Student Cookouts held on both campuses from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. at Honors Hall Greenspace (Downtown Campus) or the Lincoln Hall Courtyard (Evansdale Campus). The rain location for Lincoln Hall is at ERC Dining Hall at Towers. Students will gather at the cookouts to walk to the student buses which will take students to the Induction Ceremony.
  • Downtown Campus buses will leave at 5:30 p.m. from Area 10 - Falling Run Road (look for "ST10" on this  Campus Map [PDF])
  • Evansdale Campus buses will leave at 5:45 p.m. from Lincoln Hall
The Induction Ceremony will finish around 7:30 p.m. Following the ceremony, parents and other guests can say their goodbyes to the students. Students will take provided bus transportation back to Downtown and Evansdale Campuses. 

Saturday, August 12, 2017

First-time freshmen Honors students are required to attend the Honors College Retreat Saturday, August 12, 2017. 

Buses will depart Downtown Campus at 8 a.m. from Area 10 - Falling Run Road. Buses will depart Evansdale Campus at 8:20 a.m. from the Student Recreation Center. Breakfast will be provided at the Honors Retreat.

The Honors Retreat will take place from 9 a.m. – noon. Following the retreat, buses will transport students back to Downtown and Evansdale Campuses.