Maps and Directions

Fairmont State sits on a charming hilltop campus in Fairmont, West Virginia, a small, friendly city surrounded by nature. Around here, winding, clear rivers cut through the green hills and mountains of Appalachia, giving our campus community unrivaled access to the outdoors. Biking, hiking, camping, rafting, climbing, skiing – this region has it all. But that easy access to outdoor adventure is just icing on the educational cake.

When Driving I-79 South or I-79 North:

  • I-79 South or I-79 North to Exit 136 (Downtown Fairmont Exit).  At the exit ramp light, turn left onto Fairmont Gateway Connector.
  • Turn left onto Merchant St./3rd St.
  • Turn left onto Fairmont Ave.
  • Turn right onto 7th St./Oakwood Rd.
  • Turn left onto Locust Ave/Rt 19
  • Turn right onto Bryant St.

To Reach the Welcome Center:

  • Once you turn on Bryant St., take the roundabout and turn right onto Campus Drive East, by the little schoolhouse.
  • The Welcome Center is in Turley Hall to the left. Hardway Hall and the top level of the parking garage are to the right.

Airports Near Fairmont, WV:

  • Morgantown Municipal Airport (304-291-7461) - located in Morgantown, WV, open from 5 am - 12 pm daily
  • North Central West Virginia Airport (304-842-3400) - located in Bridgeport, WV, open 24 hours
  • Arnold Palmer Regional Airport (724-539-8100) - located in Latrobe, PA, open 9 am - 4 pm on Monday - Friday and 12 pm- 4 pm on Saturday
  • Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport (304-464-5113) - located in Parkersburg, WV, open 7 am - 5:30 pm Monday - Friday, 9 am -12 pm on Saturday, and 4:30 pm - 6 pm on Sunday
  • Pittsburgh International Airport (412-472-3525) - located in Pittsburgh, PA, open 24 hours