WVU moves undergraduate classes online through Sept. 25 on Morgantown campus, reduces in-person activities

In-person classes will be canceled on West Virginia University’s Morgantown campus Tuesday, Sept. 8. Online classes will continue as usual, as will University operations. Staff and faculty should report to work as usual. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 9, all undergraduate courses in Morgantown, with the exception of those Health Sciences courses with students already engaged in clinical rotation, will move online through Friday, Sept. 25. Graduate and professional courses will continue to be offered in person.

WVU provides additional COVID-19 testing information

West Virginia University is providing additional COVID-19 data to help the campus and surrounding community have a better understanding of positive test results, monitoring and response protocols.

WVU completes baseline COVID-19 testing, transitions to surveillance testing

West Virginia University has completed baseline COVID-19 testing as part of its Return to Campus plan launched this summer. A total of 26,726 tests were collected from students and employees across the WVU System from July 20-Aug. 22. As anticipated, the number of positive test results rose on the Morgantown campus as testing volume increased over the last week to ten days. However, the total cumulative percent positive remains low at 0.64%.

More than 150 volunteers now trained in Contact Tracing and Pandemic Response

More than 150 volunteers from throughout West Virginia have now completed Contact Tracing and Pandemic Response, a training developed by the West Virginia University School of Public Health and the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Bureau for Public Health in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

WVU outlines health and safety protocols for the Return to Campus

West Virginia University leaders Dr. Clay Marsh, Dr. Jeff Coben and Vice President for Strategic Initiatives Rob Alsop today (July 7) sent a letter to the campus community outlining safety procedures for students’ return to campus scheduled for Aug. 19.