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Resources to get you through graduate school!

Resources will be updated as they become available to PAGSO.

Discord Link

We have moved to Discord as our primary workspace platform. Please use the link here to join. Be sure to view the welcome-and-navigation channel for information about the server and to assign yourself roles.

PAGSO's Map of Morgantown

PAGSO maintains an annotated map of Morgantown with notes on local points of interest. Information on housing, restaurants, local attractions, and more can be found here. Feel free to suggest additional places and comment on existing locations.


To ensure you're looking at the most recent version of the handbook, check the department website here. Older handbook versions are archived below.

Prospective Student Booklets

Booklets created to help introduce prospective students to the department and the Morgantown area:

  • Spring 2022
  • Dissertation Templates

    These materials were graciously provided by former students in the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Please feel free to use this as a template for your dissertation but, do not copy any part of their work!

    Oral Qualifier Exams

    Course Catalog

    A link to the degree requirements for the Physics Ph.D. can be found here. The requirements for the Physics M.S. are here.

    A list of all courses offered can be found here. To see which courses are being offered in an upcoming semester, please check STAR.