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WVU issues Community Notice on increased bicycle thefts

The West Virginia University Police Department is issuing a Community Notice advising bicyclists to take extra steps to secure their bicycles following a recent increase in thefts. Over the past month, UPD has received nine reports of stolen bicycles.

WVU issues Community Notice after shots fired

West Virginia University Police issued a Community Notice after a report of shots fired on Beverly Ave. just before 4 a.m. on Sunday (Aug. 27). Morgantown Police are investigating the incident. No injuries were reported and there was no immediate threat in the area.

WVU Welcome Week launches new academic year with student-focused events

An event-packed Welcome Week at West Virginia University begins Thursday, Aug. 10, and continues into the start of the fall semester, Wednesday, Aug. 16, highlighting the many ways new and returning students can tap into their strengths, find their purpose and make a home on campus.

WVU issues Community Notice about fraud and harassment scams

Following six reports to West Virginia University Police in January involving alleged fraud and harassment schemes targeting students, members of the campus community are being urged to use caution when interacting with others online, via social media and when receiving unsolicited phone calls or text messages.

WVU issues Campus Warning after report of arson at Oglebay Hall

West Virginia University Police issued a Campus Warning on Friday, Jan. 13, after officers received a report of an arson on campus. The Morgantown Fire Department responded to a fire at about 9:30 p.m. that appears to have been set in a bathroom stall in Oglebay Hall.