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University College

Degrees Offered

Goals of the University College

  • Instill high expectations for personal academic achievement in our students, along with the skills, experience and confidence to succeed.
  • Empower students to develop personal and academic success goals.
  • Promote undergraduate student learning, access, persistence, and success.
  • Establish partnerships within the University community that promote a supportive academic learning environment for all students.
  • Develop strong partnerships with degree granting programs and departments to facilitate the transition from the University College to majors.

University College Units

  • Academic Advising and Developmental Advising
  • Air Force & Army ROTC
  • Career Advising
  • Center for Service and Learning
  • First Year Experience
  • Programs for Academic Advancement
  • Resident Faculty Leader Program
  • Transitional Programs
  • Undergraduate Research

University College Academic Support Programs

  • Academic Advising and Developmental Advising
  • Academic Success Coaching
  • Career Advising
  • Early Alert
  • Mentoring
  • Mid-Year Academy (MYA)
  • Preparing to Achieve Student Success (PASS)
  • Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program
  • Service-Learning
  • Summer Academic Success Institute (SASI)

Critical Numbers

  • Academic Advising: 304-293-5805
  • Air Force & Army ROTC: 304-293-7546
  • Center for Service and Learning: 304-293-8761 
  • First Year Experience: 304-293-2316
  • Programs for Academic Advancement: 304-293-2316
  • Regents Bachelor of Arts Degree Program: 304-293-7490    
  • BA Pathway Multidisciplinary Studies Degree Program: 800-253-2762



  • Elizabeth A. Dooley - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)
    Associate Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Associate Dean

  • William A. Beasley - Ed.D. (University of Georgia)
    Professor of Education

Assistant Dean

  • Tara A. Brooks - Ed.D. (West Virginia University)