WVU to hold four in-person commencement ceremonies in May

West Virginia University graduates will return to in-person commencement ceremonies this May; and although some restrictions will be in place because of COVID-19, the celebrations will be no less memorable for the 4,499 who walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. Graduates from May, August and December 2020 are also eligible to participate in the exercises.

Lessons from the pandemic: What WVU has learned, accomplished and shared in the year of COVID-19

Under the quiet surface of near-stilled campuses over the past year, West Virginia University researchers, faculty and administrators have scrambled to learn more about COVID-19 and mitigate its spread, calculated how to teach online and hybrid classes and figured out how to better ensure people on those campuses could remain safe from the virulent disease that has killed more than 500,000 U. S. citizens to date.

UPDATE: WVU to remain in remote delivery mode for Morgantown campus on Thursday, Feb. 18

West Virginia University will continue remote instruction for the Morgantown campus the remainder of Thursday (Feb. 18) due to inclement weather and road conditions. Classes already offered online and those in hybrid form will also continue as planned. Students on clinical rotations should check in with their program directors for additional guidance. The remainder of the University, including Libraries, dining, buses and COVID-19 testing will operate on a normal schedule. Those who are unable to make it to the COVID-19 vaccination clinics or need to adjust their appointment time should contact covidvaccine@mail.wvu.edu as soon as possible. The vaccination team may also reach out to reschedule appointments.

WVU moves to remote delivery for Morgantown campus until 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 18

West Virginia University will move to remote instruction on the Morgantown campus online until 11:30 a.m. Thursday (Feb. 18) due to inclement weather and road conditions. Classes already offered online and those in hybrid form will also continue as planned. Students on clinical rotations should check in with their program directors for additional guidance. The remainder of the University, including dining, buses and COVID-19 testing and vaccination clinics, will operate on a normal schedule.

WVU to provide emergency COVID-19 federal grants to eligible students

The federal government has approved new emergency funding amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Through the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund II as authorized by the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act, West Virginia University will be distributing approximately $10 million in emergency grants to eligible students.

WVU announces Dean’s, President’s lists for fall 2020

A total of 6,937 West Virginia University students earned honors during the fall 2020 semester. In all, 4,078 students were named to the Dean’s List, having earned a 3.5 GPA or higher. Another 2,859 students were named to the President’s List for earning a perfect 4.0 grade point average.

WVU extends cancellation of classes on Morgantown campus due to weather, road conditions

West Virginia University has extended the cancellation of classes on the Morgantown campus until 1 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 20) due to inclement weather and road conditions. In-person instruction with a start time prior to 1 p.m. are canceled today. Online classes and those in hybrid form that are scheduled to meet today will not be affected and will continue as planned.