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First Day

new Mountaineer orientation

Kick off your first day at WVU with virtual New Mountaineer Orientation.  Learn about the mission and values of the University, hear a special message from President E. Gordon Gee and review helpful resources for new hires.

New Mountaineer Orientation

new employee's guide for a successful first year

Prep for your first day and stay successful your entire career.

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                        Employees guide to a Successful First Year

important paperwork

Make sure you've reviewed all the information below.

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Find information on required documents and forms, where to process and more. 

Explore the Payroll website

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Find a benefits overview and register for new employee benefits sessions. 

Learn more about benefits offerings

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WVU invites protected veterans and persons with disabilities to voluntarily self-identify.

Learn more about self identifying

technology resources

Get access to the accounts and buildings you'll need.

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Technical Assistance

Get your Login credentials, set up your WVU email account, find the right Wi-Fi and more.

View new employee resources

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Prove It's You

Enroll in two-factor authentication, which is a second layer of security besides your WVU password.

Enroll now

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Mountaineer Card

Your Mountaineer Card serves as your employee photo ID and will give you access to buildings, buses and more.

Learn how to get your card

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This system lets you clock in/out, request leave time, update contact information and handle a variety of other important administrative tasks.


Find your way

Get from point A to point B as easily as possible.

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Explore the WVU campuses.

Not sure how to get to where you're going? All major WVU buildings and landmarks are included in Google Maps. You can find the best directions for your route whether you're driving, walking or biking.

View map

Transportation and Parking

Explore your options for parking passes and alternative transportation.

Learn about transportation and parking at WVU