WVU celebrates May graduates during online commencement ceremony

From the mountains of West Virginia to cities and towns across the country and around the world, West Virginia University graduates and their families gathered around computers and other smart devices to attend Mountaineer Graduation Day on Saturday (May 16). The online experience, created due to social distancing restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, provided an opportunity for graduates to mark an important milestone and share familiar commencement traditions.

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.

WVU will not hold in-person classes this semester, campus shuts down with all work remote

West Virginia University and its divisional campuses in Keyser and Beckley will extend alternative delivery of classes through the rest of the semester in response to the continued threat of the novel coronavirus COVID-19. Additionally, all employees – except for those needed to keep online operations running and a select few others – must work from home, and residence halls will remain shuttered.