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New Student Information

The information below is especially pertinent to new students as they move to Morgantown and begin their graduate studies.


Welcome to WVU Graduate Programs – provides a variety of information for admitted students.

Orientation programs

Most programs provide orientation sessions for new graduate students either before classes start or during the early part of the fall semester. Information is available from advisors and program directors.

New Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientations 


The Graduate Academy offers workshops that can be useful to new students.

The Office of Graduate Education and Life offers occasional sessions on topics of interest to new students. Check here or in the calendar of events.

Required and Optional Training for New Graduate Students

Students should consult with their program directors to determine which of the following online or face-to-face training programs are required or recommended for them.