We are excited to meet the Marshall University Class of 2026 during Week of Welcome and we hope you are excited, too! Here are a few things you should know before you arrive for WOW at Marshall.

Register For UNI 100

All freshmen should be registered for UNI 100 Freshman First Class on your fall course schedule. If you are not registered, please email wow@marshall.edu or call 304-696-3169.


Freshman move-in will take place August 15 & 16. For additional information, visit marshall.edu/move-in.

WOW Check-In

Check in and pick up your WOW t-shirt and packet. Packets can be picked up during the following check-in times:
Huntington Campus: All students attending classes on the Huntington campus should plan to check-in for WOW at the Rec Center on Tuesday, Aug. 16 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. You will receive a WOW t-shirt to wear to Convocation on Friday. An additional check-in option is available Wednesday, Aug. 17 from 8 – 9:30 a.m. for students who are unable to check in on Tuesday.
Mid-Ohio Valley Center (MOVC): Students attending classes on our Mid-Ohio Valley Center campus will pick up WOW packets on Friday, August 19 at 8:30 a.m. at the MOVC center.

Don't Miss a Session

Students are required to attend ALL WOW sessions on their campus as part of their UNI 100 requirement. These sessions take place Tuesday- Friday on the Huntington Campus and on Friday at the Mid-Ohio Valley Center.

Plan Your Week

Students attending WOW on the Huntington Campus will be assigned specific face-to-face sessions to attend. Personal student schedules will be available on the MU Mobile App. You can choose your preferred times for each of the virtual WOW sessions and visit the WOW activities tab for optional evening and weekend events!

Lunch is provided for all students enrolled in UNI 100 during Week of Welcome. WOW meals are available in Harless Dining Hall. WOW meal details are available at www.marshall.edu/wow/dining.

Use our campus map for help finding session, dining and event locations.

Review COVID-19 Guidelines

The health and safety of everyone – students, faculty, staff and visitors – remain Marshall University’s highest priority. Please review Marshall University’s Return-to-Campus Plan at marshall.edu/coronavirus. 

Be Prepared

Wear comfortable shoes and clothing. You never know what the weather might bring, so consider a light jacket, umbrella, etc. WOW will go on, rain or shine!

Many offices on the Huntington campus offer extended hours to serve first-year students during Week of Welcome. Appointments are encouraged. A list of frequently used phone numbers and university websites is available to assist students in finding additional assistance as needed.

Download Microsoft Teams

We highly recommend downloading Microsoft Teams and signing in using your MUNet username and password prior to Week of Welcome. Students will be required to attend three virtual sessions via Microsoft Teams during WOW. To learn more about available software and how to download, visit the available software page.

Download MU Mobile

Your personal Week of Welcome schedule will be available through our interactive mobile app during WOW. Learn more and download MU Mobile at www.marshall.edu/mumobile.

Setup Your Marshall ID

Complete the setup of your Marshall Mobile ID on your iPhone or Android devices prior to arriving for Week of Welcome for easy access to your residence hall, meals and activities. Instructions were sent to your Marshall email after you registered for courses. Please contact the Marshall ID Office if you need assistance.

See you at WOW!

Questions? Contact us by calling 304-696-3169 or emailing wow@marshall.edu.


WOW Activities