WVU enacts temporary furlough program in response to COVID-19

All employees identified for temporary furlough were notified on Friday morning (May 8). The temporary furlough will be effective on May 24, and impacted employees will return to work on either June 28 or July 26, depending on operational needs. Employees on temporary furlough will continue their benefits during the temporary furlough period.

WVU announces additional emergency financial assistance for students for spring, waives Online Learning Student Support fee for summer

West Virginia University is expected to receive $20.2 million from the federal stimulus package enacted to provide significant relief to higher education. Funds from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act will be received in two equal installments. The WVU Board of Governors was briefed on the package during a special meeting Friday.