West Virginia University will charge students a $12 mental health fee for the first time this fall semester. The money will fund additional positions for therapists and counselors at the Carruth Center, according to school administrators.
In the 2021 Military Times “Best for Vets: Colleges” rankings, West Virginia University was ranked No. 40 for schools best for military service members and veterans, jumping 51 spots since last year.
West Virginia University was recently ranked the most affordable “LGBTQ-friendly” school in the state and No. 36 nationally in a study done by Student Loan Hero.
The West Virginia Board of Governors approved a $1.1 billion budget for the 2022 fiscal year on Friday, June 25. Students are expected to see just under a 2% rise in tuition for the coming academic year.
Today West Virginia University announced its first incentives to motivate students and employees to verify their vaccines with the University.
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For the past year students who have needed to quarantine due to COVID-19 have received alternative forms of instruction to prevent interruption to their studies.
West Virginia University will close Friday, June 18, in observance of Juneteenth, following President Biden's declaration of the federal holiday.
While West Virginia University recently announced its plan to fully reopen its campuses in the fall, New Student Orientation will primarily be virtual for the remainder of the summer.
Students anticipate returning to campus now that West Virginia University plans to fully reopen for the fall semester, but the transition may be easier for some students than others.
Welcome Week at West Virginia University has traditionally served as a way to welcome new students to campus, but freshman last year were unable to fully take part in this tradition due to COVID-19 restrictions.
On June 15, West Virginia University announced its plans to fully reopen campus for fall 2021 on a regular academic calendar.
As COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase, West Virginia University has announced guidelines to ensure a safe return for its employees for the fall 2021 semester.
West Virginia University is requesting all students, faculty and staff to verify their vaccinations by Aug. 1.
The West Virginia University Faculty Senate Teaching and Assessment Committee (TACO) is calling for changes to the electronic Student Evaluation of Instruction (eSEI) system.
On Wednesday, WVU announced its plan to merge the College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences and the College of Education and Human Services, which would launch a new, combined college in fall 2023. The new college will be “focused on human and youth development,” according to a Univer…
After years of long nights and hard work, WVU students donned in gold and blue were able to walk across a stage in front of friends, family and peers to accept their degrees for the first time in over a year.
Just over 9% of West Virginia University students and employees have verified their COVID-19 vaccination through the school, according to initial data released Tuesday.
The Morgantown Police department is investigating the death of a West Virginia University student following an off-campus incident on Thursday, May 6.
After a yearlong delay, the WVU World Music Performance Center celebrated the release of its first album with a virtual showcase concert on Apr. 23.
West Virginia University Police Department is investigating a reported robbery and car-jacking on May 9 at 3:30 p.m. in front of 265 Prospect Street.
Today Campus Recreation announced the Student Rec Center will begin a gradual reopening on Monday, May 17. For the past year, it’s served as one of the University’s primary facilities for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations.
West Virginia University announced Tuesday many COVID-19 restrictions previously in effect will be significantly reduced when students return to campus for the fall 2021 semester,
Adding mental health resources to student identification cards has long been a goal for Active Minds at WVU, and with the rise of student concern for mental health resources on campus, they believe it’s more urgent now than ever.
In light of recent complaints of West Virginia University’s handling of sexual assault on campus, freshman SGA Sen. Olivia Dowler is reaching out to survivors to offer resources and understanding.
Ben Pravecek, a 20-year-old business student from Harpers Ferry, passed away last Friday, April 16, following a fall off of the University Avenue parking garage.
As part of continuing efforts to increase transparency and better evaluate resources, West Virginia University recently launched a new Public Safety Advisory Committee (PSAC) to partner with the University Police Department to meet the needs of its diverse campus community.
The WVU School of Medicine is creating a dance science program within the exercise physiology major.
A "Die-in," event hosted by The Student Association of Public Administrators (SAPA) was held outside of the Mountainlair on Tuesday, April 6.
West Virginia University announced Monday that in-person commencement will be held at Milan Puskar Stadium May 15 and 16 in four ceremonies, as opposed to the WVU Coliseum where it was held in previous years.
Time slots were made available for West Virginia University’s Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Tuesday, April 6. The University’s clinic for the Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine will be held on Thursday, April 8. Both clinics will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the S…
On March 3, West Virginia University received more than 5,000 gifts and donations totaling $11.9 million during the University’s fourth annual Day of Giving, setting new records for the 24-hour online fundraising event held across the University system.
WVU Libraries is hosting “Amplifying Appalachia,” a virtual Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon from March 1-5. The event is open to anyone who would like to participate.
The University released updated information on the spring 2021 commencement on March 1, including the schedule for graduates.
The U.S. Department of Education announced Jan. 14 that an additional $21.2 billion is available to higher education students and will continue to be distributed to eligible students for the spring 2021 semester to combat financial difficulties following the COVID-19 pandemic.
After getting the go-ahead from the University, club sports are now allowed to host in-person events and practices.
As students continue through another semester of online classes, new adjustments made to the online test taking system Respondus LockDown Browser cause increased stress.
When West Virginia University announced that in-person commencement would resume during a campus conversation webinar Feb. 18, many spring 2021 graduates were relieved to return to a “normal” end to their education.