Welcome Week

Fairmont State University launches Fall 2022 as Welcome Week activities conclude

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

Over the weekend, Fairmont State University hosted its Welcome Week festivities taking place Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7, allowing new students to become acclimated on campus prior to the first week of classes.

Fairmont State University to kick off fall semester with Welcome Week activities

Thursday, July 28, 2022

Fairmont State University will host a series of events as part of the University’s Welcome Weekend, taking place Thursday, August 4 – Sunday, August 7. The aim of Welcome Weekend programming is to allow new students to become acclimated on campus prior to the first week of classes, beginning Monday, August 8.

Fairmont State Students Soar into the Start of the 2021-22 Academic Year

Monday, August 09, 2021

Fairmont State’s Feaster Center was filled with anticipation and excitement Friday afternoon when hundreds of new students gathered to officially mark the beginning of their journeys as members of the Falcon Family at the University’s annual Convocation Ceremony. 

“You have started this journey together, and you will finish this journey together,” said Fairmont State University President, Mirta M. Martin, to those in attendance.

Fairmont State Partners with the United Way to Host the University’s Day of Action

Thursday, August 05, 2021

Fairmont State University and the Tygart Valley United Way have partnered to host the Fairmont State Day of Action on Sunday, August 8. All students, employees and alumni are encouraged to participate in various service projects both on and off-campus as part of the University’s Welcome Week.

Fairmont State University Faculty, Staff Join for Annual Opening Ceremonies

Wednesday, August 04, 2021

Fairmont State University administration, faculty and staff gathered Monday morning to jump start the academic year with the annual Fall Semester Opening Ceremonies and  Employee  Welcome  Breakfast. 

Fairmont State University Extends Application Deadline for Fall Semester

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

Fairmont State University has extended its deadline for fall enrollment to Monday, August 9. Prospective students applying to the University through August 9 are eligible to receive grants or scholarships, register for classes and apply for financial aid and the University’s COVID-19 Supplemental Aid Program.

Fairmont State University Starts the Fall Semester with Welcome Week Activities

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Fairmont State University will be hosting a series of Welcome Week events for students as they arrive on campus ahead of the start of the fall 2021 semester. 

“Welcome Week will be the first program that students can experience at Fairmont State,” said Evan Fossen, Assistant Director of Student Life. “It’s a great chance to become familiar with campus and its resources, as well as meet faculty and make new friends.”  

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