Moving to Morgantown
Welcome to West Virginia University! Below are links to information that you will find useful while you make your move to Morgantown.
WVU's Campus and Community Life has basic off-campus living information here, including a publications guide with Morgantown landlord and apartment listings, Morgantown insurance agencies that offer renter's insurance and Morgantown area mobile and manufactured home parks and sales.
A basic listing of internet, television, electric, gas, garbage and water providers available in Morgantown can be found here. Additional information for public service districts that serve outside of city limits include the Decker's Creek PSD and Clinton Water Association.
School and child care information
WVU has basic information through Student Family Resources, including a listing of licensed child care centers, Pre-K and Head Start programs and local events and programs. The WVU Medicine Physician Family Network has a variety of information as well through their Kids' Guide that has more targeted information about parents groups, parks, pools, activities and kid-friendly restaurants.
For school-aged children, information is here about Monongalia County Schools.
Information about all the things to do, places to stay, road trips and where to go in West Virginia can be found through the West Virginia Tourism site. There's additional information about Monongalia County and the City of Morgantown.
For specific information about dining, shopping and entertainment in downtown Morgantown, visit this site, and be sure to visit Morgantown Magazine's Best of Morgantown lists for places voted best by Morgantown's residents.
Morgantown boasts tons of recreation, from the refined Mylan Park with athletic fields and an aquatic center, to the more wild nearby state parks, including the popular Cooper's Rock State Forest. Monongalia County's Board of Parks and Recreation has information about city parks, and Morgantown boasts a popular rail-to-trail system with numerous entry points.
The University also has the DIY Outdoors site that lets you browse by activity, including camping, caving, backpacking, skiing, swimming holes and more.
Graduate Medical Education of West Virginia University nor any of its affiliates endorse or recommend any of the listed apartment complexes, landlords, property managers, stores, banks, or other services listed. Furthermore, Graduate Medical Education does not inspect said premises. We are simply supplying information to help students with their transition to Morgantown.
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