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International Student Affairs

Student Center
Suite 122

Phone: 304.876.5325

International Student Affairs


Shepherdstown, WV has four distinct seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. The temperature varies greatly throughout the year. In the summer (June-August), the weather is typically hot, humid and sticky. As fall approaches (September-November), temperatures drop. Winter (December-March) brings very cold temperatures along with some ice and snow. Spring (April-May) has beautiful days of temperate weather. Shepherdstown has no predictable season for rain although Spring and Fall tend to be wetter than other times of the year.

Coping with cold weather:


Weather in Shepherdstown, WV varies greatly and different types of clothing are required for each season, particularly winter when heavy waterproof snow coats and footwear are needed. Formal dress is not required for attending classes, but some events might ask for formal wear. See some examples on the right of clothing students wear to class.

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Applying to
Shepherd University  

To apply to Shepherd University,
contact the Admissions Office and ask to speak with
Melissa Godwin
Admissions Counselor
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