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Dear West Virginia University Homecoming Court 2022 Applicant:

On behalf of the students and staff of Student Engagement and Leadership, we are pleased that you are applying for the Homecoming 2022 Homecoming Court. The selection process for Homecoming Royalty (formerly King & Queen) is based upon leadership activities and campus involvement. An essay must be provided as part of the application process. All applications must be submitted via WVUENGAGE by Friday, September 30, 2022 by 12:00 PM (Noon).  No exceptions will be made. 

The application essay should be one (1) to two (2), pages addressing the following prompt:

Essay: Explain what qualifies you to represent WVU as Homecoming Royalty.

All Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Upon evaluation of your application by our Homecoming Court judges, the top candidates will be invited to the interview phase of the selection process.  If selected, a five (5) to eight (8) person panel will conduct interviews on Monday, October 10th in the Mountainlair starting at 5:00 PM.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact our office, 304.293.4397, or email

Find the 2022 Homecoming Timeline Here!

Applications will be submitted through WVUEngage.