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WVU has suspended in-person classes until August 2020. Success Coaching and Tutoring services are still available online. Please follow the links on the appropriate service(s) you wish to receive. If you have questions please email or leave a voicemail at (304)293-5804.


about RISE WVU.

President Gee talking with students.

Rise WVU creates opportunities for students of color to build an academic community and persist towards graduation.

We collaborate with campus partners to offer various services and events to connect and unify underrepresented students with the broader campus community.

Join RISE, Today!


The Quad Living-Learning Community (LLC) has been created for students of color. Join The Quad, and be one of the first students to benefit from this unique opportunity to live and learn in our supportive community. 

Complete The Quad Community Application for Fall 2020. 

Apply, Today!

Explore the benefits of The Quad LLC.

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BuiLD Your brand.

Students volunteering.

RISE First Year Seminar Course 

Fulfill your first year seminar requirement with us! Students will meet once a week with a RISE advisor and fellow RISE students to assist in the transition to WVU and provide information about campus resources.

This 1-credit course is offered in the Fall terms.

RISE University Mentoring Course

Want to connect with a Faculty or Staff member? Take the University Mentoring course and earn credit for engaging in meaningful dialogue with a mentor. Students will work in a small group setting led by WVU faculty and staff to explore topics that support healthy professional and personal development. 

This 1-credit course is offered in the Spring terms.

RISE Success Coaching 

Meet one-on-one with our Graduate Assistant to enhance their academic success in time management, note taking, reading, and study skills. 

This service is offered in during all academic terms.

Rise with us.

Meet us on campus

Meet our student leaders at our student org's events, The Parleys, general body meetings, and off campus trips. Check out our RISE WVU Events

Connect with us

For more information on events, programming, or departmental approval for courses, please contact please contact:   

Niara Campbell  304-293-5804