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Directions and Transportation

Morgantown is conveniently located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh. It is accessible from Interstate 79 and Interstate 68. The Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area is less than a four-hour drive.

Personal Rapid Transit

The PRT carries passengers from Walnut Street Station in downtown Morgantown to the WVU Downtown, Evansdale, and Health Sciences campuses. The College of Engineering PRT station is nearest the WVU Coliseum, and the Beechurst station is nearest the Mountainlair.

The PRT will not be operational during the summer of 2016 as it undergoes major upgrades.

Mountaineer Station

During this time, the University will offer the Mountaineer Station. The shuttle service will operate Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Stops include Mountaineer Station, Towers and the Coliseum. This is a free service for WVU students and conference guests (conference guest must show yellow card). More information on the shuttle can be found ahttp://transportation.wvu.edu/prt/schedule.

In addition, the Mountain Line “Blue and Gold Connector” route will be operating Monday through Friday from 6:40 a.m. to 6:20 p.m. with limited service on Saturdays and Sundays. This route will include the Towers PRT station, Towers, Oakland, Law School, Grant Avenue, Life Sciences, Beechurst, Creative Arts Center, Engineering PRT station, Evansdale Library and Allen Hall. WVU students and employees may ride the Mountain Line bus for free with a valid WVU ID. For more information on other Mountain Line routes and services available this summer, please visit www.busride.org.

Parking Permits

Parking permits are required for vehicles remaining on campus during the conference or camp. Permits are: $10.00 per week. WVU parking permits are not available for the Mountainlair Parking Garage.

Parking areas for the Downtown Campus are: Area 7 and Short Term 5. Parking areas for the Evansdale Campus are Area 46 and Short Term 6.

Parking is limited, therefore, permits may need purchased from the City of Morgantown Parking Authority.