Student leaders as well as West Virginia University officialsincluding President David Hardesty and Mens Basketball Coach John Beileinwill greet the Class of 2007 at New Student Convocation Sunday, Aug. 17, at the WVU Coliseum.

WVU’s annual introduction to academic life and learning for freshmen and transfer students is set for noon at the WVU Coliseum.

New this year will bevideo tipsabout WVU from recent grads as well as videotaped comments from students as they moved into the residence halls.

Bus transportation to and from the residence halls and Coliseum will be provided, and lunch will be served in the halls following convocation.

WVUs freshmen class is expected to be the largest in the Universitys historyat more than 4,300and total enrollment is expected to top 24, 500.