WEST LIBERTY, W.Va., Aug. 19, 2021 – It’s back to campus for West Liberty University students who move into campus housing over the next few days. Move-in is taking place in a staggered fashion to allow social distancing due to the ongoing pandemic and the rise of the delta variant. Masks are required inside all buildings.
A variety of safe activities are planned to make it a smooth transition from home to Hilltop.
New students (transfer and first year) move-in on Aug. 19 and 20, students residing in WLU apartments and houses, move in on Aug. 20 and 21, and returning students move into residence halls on Aug. 21 and 22.
Classes begin at the Highlands Center campus on Saturday, Aug. 21 and on the Main Campus on Aug. 23. The Housing and Residence Life Office assists students and their families to settle in.
Student Life staff coordinates Topperfest activities, a group of entertaining events designed to welcome students to West Liberty University and help them to get comfortable with campus that take place from Aug. 19 – Sept. 3.
Topperfest starts with an 8 p.m. Mini-Golf for students on the Hoge Quadrangle known simply as the Quad.
A sampling of other Topperfest events and locations include:
- 9 p.m., Friday, Aug. 20, Comedian performs, College Union
- 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 21, Topper Wars on Quad, presented by Housing & Residence Life
- 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, Marching Hilltoppers perform, Quad
- 7 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 22, Dessert with President Evans, Colonial Heights (president’s house)
- 8 p.m., Monday, Aug. 23, Karaoke, College Union
- 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, Ice Cream Social, Interfaith Chapel
- 7 p.m, Wednesday, Aug. 25, Walking Taco Tuesday, Quad
- 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 27, International Student Picnic, Quad near Shotwell Hall
- 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 2, WLU Football vs. Walsh (Ohio) at West Family Stadium
- 8 p.m., Friday, Sept. 3, Outdoor Movie presented by Lambda Psi Sigma, Quad
The last day to enroll for the fall semester is Sept. 1. To find out more about enrolling, please call 304.243.8076 or visit westliberty.edu/admissions.