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The Mountainlair, commonly called "the Lair" by students, has served as the student union and the heart of student life since 1968.

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Students enjoying the dining services in the Mountainlair

food and shops

The Mountainlair is the center of WVU’s downtown campus life with a food court offering something for everyone.

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Inside the Mountainlair entry way

reserve your perfect space

With over 220,000 square feet of space, the Mountainlair provides a meeting place for social, recreational, cultural and educational pursuits.

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Students walking near the post office and IT Services Center.

how can we help?

Make your life easier with the many services available in the building, including a post office, banking, IT Services Center and more.

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Hours of Operation

Mountainlair SUMMER Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday: 7am - 5:30pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: Closed
NOTE: Building hours are subject to change based on operational necessity. Call 304-293-3701 during business hours for more information.

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WVUp All Night Hours of Operation

  • Friday & Saturdays: 10pm - 2am
WVUp All Night has concluded for the Spring 2024 semester. Up All Night will return during the Fall 2024 semester. 

Entry during WVUp All night is limited to only WVU Students and their guests ages 17 years of age and older.

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Games Area SUMMER Hours of Operation

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 4pm
  • Saturday-Sunday: Closed
  • Closed June 19th in observance of Juneteeth.

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News and upcoming events

Keep up-to-date with all the happenings inside the Mountainlair!

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