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First Day

new Mountaineer onboarding

Review your offer letter to find your orientation date and time. You don't want to miss it!

new employee's guide for a successful first year

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

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Welcome to the Mountaineer family!

Regardless of whether you work in an office, care for our facilities or take care of our students, we want you to have everything you need to be successful. The checklists and other helpful information in this document will assist you through your entire onboarding process.

View the New Employee's Guide for a Successful First year

important paperwork

Make sure you've reviewed all the information below.

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Payroll

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

Explore the Payroll website

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Benefits

Fill out required forms, explore optional benefits and find dates for Benefits Sessions. 

Review the New Employee Benefits packet

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Self-identify

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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Portal.wvu.edu

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

Visit Portal.wvu.edu

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