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Campus Tours can be scheduled Monday - Friday at 10:00 AM or 1:00 PM and include the following:

  • One-on-one meeting with your admissions counselor
  • Tour of campus and residence halls
  • Lunch in cafeteria
  • ​Meetings with Faculty or Coaching staff (upon request)

 Click here to sign up

If you visited Concord University and would like to let us know about your experience please fill out the Individual Visit Survey.   

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Saturday Visits

Once a month we offer Saturday visits starting at 10:00 am.  Our next available visits are:  

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Admitted Student Shadow Days

Students who have been admitted to Concord University for the Fall 2020 semester are welcome to sign up for one of our Shadow Days.  Admitted students will get a first hand feel for what life as a Concord student is like by attending classes, meeting fellow students, and eating lunch in the dinning hall.  Staff will also be available to help answer any questions about financial aid, academics and the next steps in the admissions process. The day will tentatively run from 8 am until 2 pm.  Each student will receive a personalized schedule with specific class times following registration for the event. Please choose the date that works best for you:

Students are limited to bringing one guest.
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Beckley Campus Open House, March 5, 2020

Concord University will be holding our annual Open House at the Erma Byrd Higher Education Center for students who may be planning to attend our Beckley Campus. The event will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.

Come and learn about the admissions process, financial aid, and what this campus can offer you! Along with hearing from admissions, alumni, and financial aid;  there will also be a student panel. Guests and their families will have the opportunity to sit in on a sample lecture and connect with some of our current faculty. 

Check-in begins at 5:30 pm. A light dinner will be served.    

Please click here to sign up for the event.   

The address for the Erma Byrd Center is:
300 University Drive
Beaver, WV 25813

 

Local Hotels

Comfort Inn
136 Ambrose Lane
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-230-4134
1-304-487-6101
Mention Concord University for Discount

Sleep Inn & Suites
1015 Oakvale Road
Princeton, WV 24740
1-800-997-5149
1-304-431-2800
Mention Concord University for Discount

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
Mention Concord University for Discount

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
Mention Concord University for Discount

MICROTEL
304-466-1800
3405 Pipestem Drive
Pipestem, WV 25979
http://www.microtelinn.com
Mention Concord University for Discount

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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