Rise WVU creates opportunities for Black, Latinx, and other diverse students 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.
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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 2-credit course is offered in the Fall terms.
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.
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.