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Welcome to the wvu family!

Now find out what being a Mountaineer is all about.

See what sets WVU apart

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you're going to love it here

Learn about what Morgantown and West Virginia have to offer. 

Hint: It's Wild and Wonderful!

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Morgantown Living

From the Farmers Market and annual Balloons Over Morgantown event to zip lining and catching a game, there's something for everyone here. 

See what's happening around Morgantown

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Wild and Wonderful

West Virginia is famous for its unrivaled natural beauty and outdoor adventure. But there's even more going on in the Mountain State for you to explore. 

Find out what West Virginia has to offer

  • Candice Brown
    “The research community here has been very supportive. The mentoring environment is superb for junior faculty and I am nurtured in an environment that is conducive to my success.”
    — Dr. Candice Brown, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology
  • Meridith Balas
    “WVU employees engage in a shared passion for not only the future of the University, but for the future of the state as well, and this common goal serves as a reminder every day of how grateful I am to work for this incredible institution.”
    — Meridith Balas, Director of Alumni Engagement

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Meet president e. gordon gee

He's one of America’s most prominent higher education leaders.
And he brought the bow tie back.

Dr. Gee has served as president of some of the most prestigious public and private universities for more than three decades. After first serving as WVU's president in 1981, he went on to hold presidencies at the University of Colorado, Brown University, Vanderbilt University and The Ohio State University. 

Dr. Gee came home to WVU in 2014 and now is serving his second term at the helm of the University. Dr. Gee works tirelessly every day to advance WVU’s land-grant mission and open doors to the American dream.

GO Beyond

You've joined an organization that cares about its employees.
And our employees care about each other.

Log in to the Go Beyond employee recognition portal

Start off right

Find everything you need for success.

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New Employee's Guide for a Successful First Year

Use this resource to ensure success from before your first day through your first-year work anniversary as a Mountaineer.

View the guide

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Day One

Get the basics down for Day One - explore your benefits, process for payroll and find the best parking spot.

Explore resources for your first day

New Faculty

New Faculty

WVU offers its faculty members myriad resources for teaching, research and service.

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Check out our social directories, guidelines and tips, and other ways to stay involved. 

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