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Engagement and Leadership

Student Life Departments

Student Life departments make it a priority to foster a dynamic and inclusive campus experience for students. Our Engagement and Leadership departments offer services, programs, and resources to create a culture of involvement, empowerment, and service.

Whether you are looking to explore new horizons and develop meaningful connections, or find a place where your unique talents and perspectives are celebrated, you are sure to find it here. Explore departments such as the Center for Black Culture which offers educational, social and cultural resources for African and African American students, and members of the WVU community.

Mountaineer Meet Ups

Find your sense of community on campus through Mountaineer Meet Ups. These peer-led group meetings are a great way to bond with other students over your shared interests.

Learn About Mountaineer Meet Ups

student life Departments

For Engagement and Leadership

Adventure WV

Organizing outdoor and experiential education programs to foster personal growth, leadership, social responsibility, and student success.

Visit the Website: Adventure WV

Arts & Entertainment

Coordinating concerts, shows, and other performing arts acts for the campus community. Purchase tickets for entertainment events or find information about WVUp All Night.

Visit the Website: Arts & Entertainment

Campus and Community Life

Providing services and resources for the unique needs of students on and off campus. Find resources such as the CARE team and off-campus housing.

Visit the Website: Campus and Community Life

Campus Recreation

Offering fitness and wellness programs, intramural and club sports, aquatic, crafting, and equipment and spaces for physical activity for students on campus.

Visit the Website: Campus Recreation

Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership

Fostering leadership, service, and meaningful relationships in a diverse and inclusive campus community.

Visit the Website: Center for Fraternal Values and Leadership

Commuter Student Programs

Offering support to students commuting to campus such as information on off-campus meal plans, and parking.

Visit the Website: Commuter Student Programs


Discover the world of multi-player and single player competitive video gaming. Learn more about how you can get involved with the growing E-sports industry.

Visit the Website: E-Sports

Mountaineer Mascot

Apply to become the next Mountaineer, request the mascot’s presence at an event, and learn more about the history of WVU’s beloved Mountaineer.

Visit the Website: Mountaineer Mascot

Mountainlair Student Union

Located on the downtown campus, this is the epicenter of student activity. For student needs and entertainment, ranging from dining options to just hanging out, you'll want to check out the 'Lair.

Visit the Website: Mountainlair Student Union

Student Engagement and Leadership

WVU offers over 450 student organizations that help teach leadership skills and develop students' sense of belonging on campus. Find ways to get involved on campus.

Visit the Website: Student Engagement and Leadership

Student Life Communications and Marketing

Telling the story of the Division of Student Life at West Virginia University.

Visit the Website: Student Life Communications and Marketing

Student Media

Providing valuable opportunities for students both inside and outside of the classroom. Encompasses student media outlets such as U92 the Moose, the Daily Athenaeum, and Prospect & Price Creative.

Visit the Website: Student Media

The WVU Center for Black Culture

Providing educational, social and cultural support for African and African American Students, faculty, staff and community members.

Visit the Website: The WVU Center for Black Culture

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