Incoming Exchange and Study Abroad Students
Quick Reference Fact Sheets:
Incoming Exchange and Study Abroad Students are required to register in full-time, on-campus credit hours during their time at WVU. As a part of the online application, you will need to complete a Course Request List. You can find past course offerings using the class schedule search. Please use the following guidelines when searching for courses:
Students are encourage to select on-campus housing options for the full WVU student experience. Stalnaker Hall houses the Global Live, Learn Community bringing together students seeking diversity, global conversations, and interest in travel. To live in an on-campus residence hall, you must complete the online housing application. Students living in residence halls are required to purchase a dining plan. Students seeking off-campus accommodations can find more information through the Off-Campus Housing Office.
All students at West Virginia University are required to have health insurance. Students are automatically enrolled in the university student health insurance coverage. Students may request a waiver by submitting their current insurance information for review. More information can be found here .
Exchange students at WVU have a variety of ways in which they can prove their English proficiency. The following are the approved methods:
The allowed exceptions for incoming exchange students is for undergraduate exchange only. We will be requiring test scores graduate exchange students moving forward.
WVU will NOT accept letters from instructors, faculty members, administrators, guidance counselors, etc., as proof of English proficiency. For questions, contact email@example.com
Effective: 19 August 2021.
For more information, please feel free to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Incoming Exchange Advising Appointment