Earning your college degree remains one of the best steps high school graduates can take to ensure a successful future. West Liberty University invites all prospective students to take a look at all the Hilltop has to offer on Black and Gold Day, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

These seniors (from left)

These seniors (from left) Emily Moore, Levi Smith and Luke Tacosik will escort prospective students on Black and Gold Day, July 29.

“We’ll give our visitors a glimpse of student life, academics and the ‘business’ of college. Students will have a chance to take a campus tour and enjoy lunch as they learn what West Liberty University has to offer,” said Ashley Carter, campus visit coordinator. “Students will have opportunities to ask questions and relax as they explore our facilities and meet faculty and current students.”

Registration takes place from 9:30 – 10 a.m., July 29 and is followed by an admissions and campus life overview from 10 – 11 a.m. Campus tours follow, led by students. The event ends with an academic and campus life fair from noon – 1 p.m. along with a complimentary lunch.

West Liberty University is a forward-looking, four-year public university steeped in a rich heritage as West Virginia’s oldest institution of higher education. Five colleges — the College of Arts and Communication, the College of Education, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science and the Gary E. West College of Business — offer more than 60 majors and 30 programs.

Graduate programs include the Master of Arts in Education and the Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. While emphasizing academic excellence, WLU also offer numerous extra-curricular activities including NCAA Division II athletics, fraternities, sororities, theater, art, music and social activities, as well as community and cultural outreach programs.

For more information, please call Carter at 304-336-8125 or visit the admissions webpage for online assistance.