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We are One Global WVU

Breaking barriers and exploring new frontiers, the Office of Global Affairs strives to advance West Virginia University towards its global destiny.

About OGA

Important Update on new ICE Guidance

On July 6, ICE issues guidance related to fall courses for F-1 international students.
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Global Mountaineers Certificate Program

Global Affairs is now offering the certificate add-on for students interested in showcasing their global awareness.
Dr. Lantz with students

Lantz Receives Faculty Award for Outstanding Global Contributions

Dr. Susan Lantz, a Teaching Associate Professor with the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, was awarded $3,000 to help promote and develop her international efforts. 

WVU President E. Gordon Gee accepts the Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

President E. Gordon Gee accepts Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

The award recognizes institutions of higher learning that have made significant efforts to promote international education and experiences on their campuses.

Facts and Figures

Over two-thousand international students choose to make Morgantown their home.
WVU is represented by students from 114 countries.
964 WVU students chose to take their education outside the United States.
This past year, 75 WVU courses were taught abroad as faculty-led education abroad programs.

Education Abroad

WVU's Education Abroad helps hundreds of students experience the world each year. 

Visit Education Abroad Website

International Students & Scholar Services

WVU's International Student & Scholar Services helps connect WVU to our international community.

Visit ISSS Website

International Alumni

WVU has over 190,000 alumni worldwide. With five alumni chapters abroad, there are opportunities to reconnect and engage.

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