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FAQ and Policy

Important Note: Not all guidelines, policies, and restrictions are covered on this page. Additional information is provided as needed to AWV participants.

What is Adventure WV?

The Adventure WV program is WVU’s Award-Winning outdoor adventure education program.

The Adventure WV program serves the WVU student body, WVU staff and faculty, and greater Morgantown community through its First Year Trips, Aerial Adventures, Climbing Wall, Custom Programs, Guided Trips, Workshops & Seminars, Special Events, Equipment Rentals, Facility Rentals, DIY resources , and employment opportunities.  

The Adventure WV program is a housed in the Office of Student Wellness, a division of Student Life at WVU.  The program is run by 10 professionals, 5 graduate assistants, and over 100 student staff members.  Visit the STAFF page to meet our team.

Adventure WV operates the Outdoor Education Center, Outdoor Recreation Center, and Climbing Wall . Visit the Facilities page for more information. 

Who can participate?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services.  Who can participate varies.  For specifics, First Year Trips, Programs , and Resources pages.

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Are their eligibility requirements?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services.  Participant requirements vary.  For specifics, First Year Trips, Programs , and Resources pages.  All participants must meet our Essential Eligibility Criteria.

What does it cost?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services.  Costs vary widely.  For specifics, First Year Trips, Programs , and Resources pages.

How do I get started? 

Getting started with Adventure WV depends on whether you are a member of the WVU student community, faculty & staff community, or greater Morgantown community.

Incoming Students: Start with a First Year Trip the summer prior to your first year at WVU

Current Students: Check out our programming, equipment rentals, and DIY information

Prospective Student Staff: Review our Employment opportunities

Groups Seeking Custom Programming: Visit the Custom Programs page

Individuals (WVU and public) looking for the Zipline Canopy Tour, click here.

Are there rules I should be aware of?

Adventure WV offers a broad range of programs and services.  Rules and requirements vary.  For specifics, visit the First Year Trips, Programs, and Resources pages.  All participants must meet Essential Eligibility Criteria and be aware of our Tobacco Policy.  First Year Trips students should make special note of the Cell Phone Policy.

How can I get more information?

Contact us at the information below!