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Welcome to RISE WVU. We are a community of BIPOC students, rising together to succeed academically and socially.

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Your time at WVU is an experience to remember. Make the most of that experience by joining our community.

Holiday decorations and campus scenes taken on the downtown campus Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023.

Take tailored coursework with your peers.

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Move in early and start making lifelong connections at the JumpStart Retreat.

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Fall Family Weekend Welcome at the Rec. Center Friday, Oct. 13, 2023.

Live together, grow together at The Quad: Living-Learning Community.

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Take part in unique experiences in Morgantown and abroad.

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Meet Us

Meet our student leaders at our RISE Advocate events, general body meetings, and off campus trips. Check out our  RISE Advocates Page.

For more information on events, programming, or departmental approval for courses, please contact: Niara Campbell at 304-293-2048 or email