Whether you grew up in our backyard or whether you've never set foot in West Virginia, visit us! It is the only way to know if we are right for you!

When you come here, you'll find

• Plenty to do. In addition to more than 80 clubs and organizations, you'll find a lot to do in our Falcon Center, our beautiful student activity center. Work out, play Intramural sports, grab some coffee with friends or relax between classes.

• Gorgeous scenery and intriguing historical sites.  The rest of the country has no idea how beautiful and interesting West Virginia is.

• Friendly people. Faculty, staff, students and Fairmont residents will go out of their way to make you feel at home.

• An impressive array of majors and programs taught by faculty hired for their teaching abilities. We are all about helping you find a meaningful career path and then succeed at it.

We offer many ways to visit

Maroon & White Day - Campus Visitation (Saturdays Bi-Annually)
  • Saturday, November 12, 2016
  • Open House for students and their families who are deciding where to continue their education 
  • Attend the Academic Fair to speak with faculty in your selected major area
  • Attend sessions on Financial Aid, Housing, Honors, and Student Services
  • Receive Campus and Residence Hall tours
  • Complimentary lunch is provided
  • Register for Maroon & White Day
Academic Exploration Days (Select Days)
  • Select Days throughout the semester
  • Visit campus in full-swing in a small group setting
  • Meet with an Admissions Counselor
  • Departmental visits that include speaking with faculty and/or academic deans in your selected major and may also include sitting in on a class, observing labs, etc.
  • Complimentary lunch is provided
  • Register for an Exploration Day
Individual Campus Visit (Monday - Friday)
  • Personal individual visit
  • Monday through Friday
  • Meet with an Admissions Counselor
  • Speak to Financial Aid and/or Housing
  • Receive Campus and Residence Hall tours
  • Speak with faculty if available
  • Register for an Individual Campus Visit


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Academic Exploration Days

Join Fairmont State for a series dedicated to providing you an opportunity for deeper exploration into the Falcon community. Exploration Days gives you the opportunity to chat with current students, faculty and staff; participate in a college class; and tour campus.

Contact Info

Office of Admissions
Turley Student Services Center
Room 105
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, West Virginia 26554
Phone: (800) 641-5678
Phone: (304) 367-4010
TDD: (304) 367-4200
Fax: (304) 367-4789