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This page was part of our Virtual Decide WVU event held on April 4, 2020 and is now archived. For the most up-to-date opportunities to connect with WVU please visit our resources page.

Welcome to Your Future in Education and Human Services

In the College of Education and Human Services, the future is yours to discover through professional experience and real-world opportunities.

Virtual Decide Day is all about exploring these options, asking questions and connecting with WVU students, faculty and staff who can help you find your place here.

Questions? Ask us!

Student uses a notebook computer in the Downtown Library.

Schedule an Appointment

Interested in scheduling an appointment with an academic adviser about program requirements, transfer credits, career opportunities, etc.? Schedule an appointment by email:

Interested in discussing admission, scholarship opportunities, etc. with our college recruiter? Schedule an appointment with Brittany Stout via email at

Portrait of Jake Cahn
Research and Innovation Student Profiles | Faculty Profiles

Finding a niche in research

Jake Cahn
Communication Sciences and Disorders, Class of 2019

A summer research experience with Dr. Kimberly Meigh at the Speech Motor Control Lab helped Jake find his niche. He plans to pursue a master’s degree and possibly a PhD, with the goal of working in either academia or a research laboratory.

My WVU Life Vlog: Sydney Luther

Interested in student government? Senior Secondary Education major Sydney Luther has the scoop on the WVU Student Government Association.

We Make An Impact

CEHS faculty are engaged in transformative research that impacts the local community, the state of West Virginia and the nation.

Portrait of Matthew Campbell

Math Revolution

Supported by a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Dr. Matthew Campbell and WVU alumna Joanna Burt-Kinderman are working to expand a mathematics education program throughout five West Virginia counties.

More About Dr. Campbell

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Portrait of Carla Brigandi

Breaking the Code

Only 1.8 percent of West Virginia public school students are identified as “gifted,” well below the national average of 6 percent, according to the National Association for Gifted Children. But Dr. Carla Brigandi believes that West Virginia’s number is not representative of the talent in our local communities.

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Portrait of Kristin Moilanen

The High Stakes of Family Dynamics

True helicopter parents talk a good game in making their actions all about their children, but according to Dr. Kristen Moilanen, what they’re doing is reaping — and heaping — the rewards for themselves.

More About Dr. Moilanen

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Next Steps

Pay the Academic Deposit

The academic deposit saves your place in our incoming class and allows you to continue the admissions process.

Pay Academic Deposit

Apply for Housing

After paying the academic deposit, apply for housing and complete your profile. The sooner you apply, the sooner you’ll know where you’ll be living.

Living-Learning Communities Apply for Housing

Register for New Student Orientation

Next is NSO, where you’ll register for your first semester classes, hear from faculty and students and learn to navigate campus like a pro.

Register for NSO

Choose an Adventure

Adventure WV first-year trips are optional (but highly recommended!). Register early to secure your spot in your first-choice trip.

Adventure WV First-Year Trips