West Virginia University
College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
PO Box 6101
Morgantown, WV 26506-6101
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One of the best ways to learn more about the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources and West Virginia University is to plan a visit. After all, there's no better way to see if WVU is the right choice for you, than to experience everything the University has to offer, first-hand.
Held once per semester, our visitation day is set up to give you a more in-depth look at the Statler College.
The Spring 2013 Visitation Day will be held on Saturday, April 6.
Registration for this event is closed because the event is filled to capacity..
Registration for this event is now closed. We would be happy to set up a different visit for you. You can view other visit options below.
Tentative Schedule of Events:
9:00 - 9:30
Registration in the lobby of the Engineering Sciences Building
9:30 - 9:55
Welcome and introduction by Dr. Gene Cilento, Dean
10:00 - 10:55
Statler College Overview
11:00 - 12:00
WVU Services Panel
12:00 - 12:50
Lunch and Information Fair
1:00 - 3:15
Department programs (each student will visit 2 departments)
3:15 - 4:00
Optional activities (sample dorm room & Student Rec Center, student-guided PRT tour,1-on-1 with an admissions counselor, & Q&A session with current engineering students)
Each department program will last approximately 45 minutes. The programs will showcase student work from each department including senior design projects, undergraduate research and student organizational activities. Some departmental demonstrations include computer aided design and manufacturing, alternative fuels vehicle, Solar Decathlon, concrete canoe competition, hand recognition device, lunabotics robot, nanotechnology, and much more.
If you cannot attend this date, WVU will be hosting other open house style events. You can find more information about these events at You can find registration information for that event here.
The WVU Visitors Resource Center provides campus tours unlike anything you've experienced before. Our tours combine cutting-edge digital technology and campus tours, led by friendly and knowledgeable guides, allowing you to gain a better understanding of how West Virginia University can start you down the path to greatness.
In addition to a campus-wide tour, we encourage you to join us for a personalized tour of the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources. This tour will not only allow you to explore our facilities, it will give you a better understanding of the many majors our College has to offer, the services we provide to ensure academic success, and the groundbreaking research that is conducted here.
You can register for campus tours online, or by calling (304) 293-3489.
If you have already visited West Virginia University through the Visitor's Resource Center, meeting with an engineering advisor or a Statler Ambassador and a tour of the Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources is another great way to experience what you could be a part of at WVU.
If you are interested in experiencing life as a WVU student, arrangements can be made, as a part of these visits, for you to have the opportunity to sit in on an engineering class or even shadow one of our current students for a day.
To schedule an individual visit with the Statler College you can email us or call (304) 293-0395.