Latest Update:

Dental Hygiene Virtual Welcome

Faculty and administration welcomed dental hygiene students to a new semester during a virtual orientation session on Thursday, August 20.

Below is an outline with resources from the update. 

Faculty and Administration

Students heard from 


The path ahead may be challenging, but together, we will transform our campuses and forge new ways of delivering the West Virginia University experience — helping each other and our community.

Together, We Will


Check your schedule. Determine if your classes are synchronous/asynchronous. Identify where your in-person classes meet along with the date and time. Plan for transportation to arrive on time. 

Academic Calendar

Registration appointments

  • Priority registration – DH registers first with professional students
    October 20
  • Appointments will be virtual in the end of September/beginning of October
  • Do not make changes to your schedule without contacting the dental hygiene office.

Important Dates

  • Last day to add/make changes – Tuesday, September 1
  • Last day to drop – Friday, November 20
  • Classes will be held Monday/Tuesday of Thanksgiving (Nov. 23, 24)
    Students will not return to campus after Thanksgiving
    All DH laboratory courses will be completed
  • Final Exams – Monday, December 7 – Friday, December 11


Our policies are available at Dental Hygiene Student Resources webpage. They could be updated throughout the year. 

View our continuing updates