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Support and Advocacy

Student Life Departments

Student Life understands that pursuing higher education can be filled with both challenges and triumphs. We’re dedicated to providing students with unwavering support rooted in empathy, advocacy, and understanding.

Whether you are in need of guidance on legal matters, resources for your mental health, or support for diversity and inclusion initiatives, our departments are prepared to help. Grow your sense of safety, inclusivity and empowerment on campus, through the services, programs, and resources of our Support and Advocacy departments featured below.

Student Life Departments

For Support and Advocacy

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

Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Helping students manage the stress and pressure of pursuing higher education. The Carruth Center is here to help through individual and group counseling for students.

Visit the Website: Carruth Center for Counseling and Psychological Services

Collegiate Recovery Program

Supporting students in recovery by promoting a healthy, balanced, and meaningful life on campus.

Visit the Website: Collegiate Recovery Program

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

Housing & Residence Life

Your home away from home. Housing and Residence Life provides programming, support, and resources for students.

Visit the Website: Housing & Residence Life

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

Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Helping students navigate and address student conduct-related matters as they arise.

Visit the Website: Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities

Student Advocacy Center

Championing the voices of students across campus. Find the guidance you need to address personal concerns with confidence.

Visit the Website: Student Advocacy Center

Student Family Resources

Providing support and resources to WVU students with children. This department offers financial assistance, childcare services and much more.

Visit the Website: Student Family Resources

Student Health Services

Offering primary care appointments, acute walk-in care, and a variety of other student health needs such as travel counseling.

Visit the Website: Student Health Services

Navigating legal landscapes for students ranging from lease signing to criminal litigation.

Visit the Website: Student Legal Services

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


Promotes the health and wellness of all WVU students through a wealth of programs, services, and resources.

Visit the Website: WellWVU

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