we love the old gold and blue
Discover what it means to be a Mountaineer.
At WVU, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who go beyond for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Through our shared values, WVU students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there. We are proud to stand as one voice, one University, one WVU.Learn how you can join the Mountaineer family
live like a Mountaineer
At WVU, we believe that finding the right fit is the key to success.
Mission, Vision and Values
Being a Mountaineer means you have a passion for our values: service, curiosity, respect, accountability and appreciation.
Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Our campuses foster diversity in both our student and employee populations, with programs and events that serve to educate and celebrate.
“I truly believe in the work that I do and that it positively impacts the environment and lives of West Virginians. Working at WVU makes me feel like I’m a part of something far bigger than myself.”
“West Virginia has become a home for me. I was able to achieve most of the things I wanted in my career, with a nice balance between work and life.”
“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.”
“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.”
find out for yourself
Hear what employees in WVU Facilities and Services have to say about working at the University.
your total rewards
Discover the benefits of being a Mountaineer.
EXPLORE FACULTY RESOURCES
As an R1 institution, WVU faculty members have access to top resources and facilities.
Multiple campuses, 1 great fit
WVU is a family of distinctive campuses united by a single goal: to provide a quality education. Find the campus that's right for you.