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Traditional Campus Tour 

Concord University is pleased to offer limited in person campus tours.  Tours are scheduled at 10 am and 1 pm each day, Monday through Friday, and will take a little more than an hour to complete.

Our goal is to keep you, your family, and our staff safe while you visit.  So we ask that you follow certain common practices that include:
  • Wearing a mask while on campus
  • Adhering to social distancing of 6 feet at all times
  • Limiting your group to the prospective student and no more than two (2) additional family/friends
  • Not visiting if you, or any members of your party, are ill, or have been in contact with anyone who is ill within the past 2 weeks.
We also ask that you make reservations at least a day in advance as we will not be conducting "walk in" tours. This allows our staff time to clean between each visit.

We will take the temperatures of those visiting campus.  If anyone in your party has a fever, we will ask you to reschedule. 

By signing up for a tour you agree to follow the guidelines listed here and any updated guidelines issued by the CDC or the State of West Virginia.

Please click here to sign up for a tour.

We look forward to meeting you soon!
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Zoom in on CU

  Zoom in on CU!
 

If you can't make it to campus, join us on line for informative sessions run by our admissions counselors and campus staff. They will cover a wide range of topics concerning life here at Concord.  Simply click on the link below to register, and you will be sent the Zoom address and further details on how the event will work.  All sessions take place in Eastern Standard Time.

May 20, 2021 - 6 pm - 7 pm - A general information session open to all prospective students
June 15, 2021 - 6 pm - 7 pm - A general information session open to all prospective students
July 22, 2021 - 6 pm - 7 pm - A general information session open to all prospective students
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Saturday Campus Tours


We are offering Saturday visits on select days throughout the spring and summer.  While on campus you will meet with our admissions staff and tour campus. 

We will limit each Saturday visit to 4 students and their friends and family.  We will break the group up into two smaller groups to tour campus. We ask that you help us keep everyone safe by agreeing to wear a mask while on campus, practice social distancing, and limit your group to the potential student and no more than two additional family or friends.  We also ask that you not visit if you, or anyone in your party are sick or have been in contact with anyone who is sick, in the past two weeks.  We will take temperatures of all visitors upon arrival. Please make your reservation as early as possible.  We will close registration the day before the event to allow us time to prepare.

Simply click on a date below to register:

May 22, 2021 - 10 am 
July 17, 2021 - 10 am 
August 28, 2021 - 10 am 
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Virtual Campus Tour


If you are uncomfortable visiting campus, or are unable to visit campus, we have a virtual tour option. 

Please click here to visit on line

We hope you enjoy getting to know our campus. After the tour if you have any questions feel free to contact the Admissions Office at 888-384-5249.
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Local Hotels

Comfort Inn
136 Ambrose Lane
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-230-4134
1-304-487-6101
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Sleep Inn & Suites
1015 Oakvale Road
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-997-5149
1-304-431-2800
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Country Inn and Suites
111 Halls Ridge Road
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-230-4134
1-304-425-2200

Days Inn by Wyndham
347 Meadowfiled Ln.
Princeton, WV 24740
1-866-431-3297
1-304-425-8100
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Hampton Inn
277 Meadowfield Lane
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-741-5072
1-304-431-2580

Holiday Inn Express
805 Oakvale Road
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-315-2621
1-304-425-8156
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MICROTEL
304-466-1800
3405 Pipestem Drive
Pipestem, WV 25979
http://www.microtelinn.com
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Pipestem Resort
304-487-3885
250 Ambrose Lane
Princeton, WV 24740
https://wvstateparks.com/park/pipestem-resort-state-park/
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Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Shopping Malls & Movies
(Mercer County & Raleigh County, W.Va.)

Mercer Mall (Belk, JC Penney, Hobby Lobby, etc.) and Cinemas 8 are 15 miles southwest of Athens on Route 460 near Bluefield. Crossroads and Raleigh Malls, as well as several cinemas, are just 35 miles north of Athens in Beckley. In addition, Pipestem Drive-Inn theatre is 4 miles north of Athens.
 

Tourist Attractions
Southern West Virginia is a popular tourist and recreation area. Consider these popular attractions:
 

Babcock State Park
(Fayette County, W.Va.)

  • Nature Trails
  • Picnic Areas
  • Famous Gristmill
  • Swimming

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine at New River Park
(Raleigh County, W.Va.)

  • Story of Coal Camp Life
  • Coal Mine Tour
  • Coal Mining Museum
  • Southern West Virginia Youth Museum

Big Walker Mountain
(Wythe County, Va.)

  • View of 5 States

Bland, Virginia
(Bland County, Va.)

  • Access to the Appalachian Trail

Bluestone State Park
(Summers County, W.Va.)

  • 2,000-acre Lake and Dam
  • Mountain Cottages
  • Boat Launch Ramps
  • Water Skiing
  • Annual West Virginia Water Festival
  • Picnic Areas
  • Camping Sites

Bramwell, West Virginia
Mercer County, W.Va.)

  • Historic town, once home to more millionaires than anywhere else in the U.S.
  • Christmas Home Tours

Camp Creek State Forest
(Mercer County, W.Va.) 

  • Picnic Areas
  • Camping Sites
  • Nature Trails

The Cascades
(Giles County, Va.) 

  •  Hiking trails to a breathtaking waterfall that drops off to a natural spring.

Cass Scenic Railway
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  • Mountain Train Rides
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Craft Shops

Cranberry Glades
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  •  Unique high mountain outpost of northern plant life.

Droop Mountain Battlefield
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  • Civil War Battlefield

Fancy Gap, Virginia
(Carroll County, Va.)

  • Access to the Blue Ridge Scenic Parkway and the Skyline Drive

Grandview National Park
(Raleigh County, W.Va.)

  • Outdoor Dramas
  • Hiking/Scenic Overlooks

Greenbrier Resort
(Greenbrier County, W.Va.)

  • World Class Hotel & Dining
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • Clothing and Boutique Shops
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Indoor Swimming

Historic Lewisburg
(Greenbrier County, W.Va.)

  • Historic Ft. Savannah Inn & Restaurant
  • Craft Shops, Restaurants, Boutiques, Greenbrier Valley theatre

Mountain Lake, Virginia
(Giles County, Va.)

  • Lodge & Dining
  • Mountain Cottages
  • Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
  • Film location for the movie "Dirty Dancing."
  • Tennis
  • Swimming

National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  • Telescopes
  • Outer Space Listening Station
  • Satellite Tracking

New River Gorge National Park
(Summers County, W.Va.)

  • Camping
  • Hiking
  • Visitor's Center
  • World's longest single arched bridge, and America's 2nd highest bridge.
    (Fayetteville, West Virginia, 50 miles north of Concord)

Pinnacle Rock State Park
(Mercer County, W.Va.)

  • Hiking and Mountain Biking
  • Fishing
  • Scenic Overlook
  • Reservable Picnic Area

Pipestem Resort State Park
(Summers County, W.Va.)

  • Lodge & Dining
  • Mountain Artisan Shop
  • Aerial Tram Cable Car (1,000 ft. drop)
  • Cabins
  • Nature Trails/Hiking
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Picnic Areas
  • Archery
  • Indoor Swimming
  • Golf (Home course of Concord Golf Team)
  • Tennis
  • Camping
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking

Shot Tower State Park
(Wythe County, Va.)

  • Virginia Civil War Historical Site

Silver Creek Ski Resort
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  • Skiing
  • Lodge

Snowshoe Ski Resort
(Pocahontas County, W.Va.)

  • Skiing
  • Lodge
  • Mountain Biking

Twin Falls State Park
(Wyoming County, W.Va.)

  • Cabins
  • Nature Trails
  • Scenic Vistas
  • Indoor Swimming
  • Golf
  • Tennis Snowshoe Mountain

WinterPlace Ski Resort
(Raleigh County, W.Va.)

  • Lodge & Dining
  • Mountain Chalets
  • Skiing and Snowboarding
  • Snow Tubing Park New River Gorge National

Call 1-800-CALL-WVA for more information about any of these and other area tourist attractions.
www.callwva.com

 

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