Academic Success Initiatives

Welcome to Academic Success Initiatives

Your success is our passion. We’re inspiring our students to do more, to be more, and to change the world. Graduation is the goal, and we’ll help get you there.


First Year Experience

Introduces incoming first-year students to WVU and helps them transition to college life.

First Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

A required common learning experience for first-year and transfer students with less than 29 credit hours

First Year Pathway

First-Year Pathway

A provisional admission program for first-time college students

First Year Academy

First-Year Academy

Connects new students to campus

Early Alert Program

WVU Early Alert Program

Helps identify students who are experiencing academic difficulties early in the semester

Mid Semester Programming

Mid-Semester Programing

Offers sustained assistance to students after mid-term grades are posted


Mid-Year Academy

A one day event for students on academic probation


Preparing to Achieve Student Success (PASS) Program

Designed for first-time freshmen placed on academic probation

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Campus Read

WVU engages the campus and community in a common reading experience, which fosters dialog, critical thinking and community participation.

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Summer SUCCESS Program

The Summer SUCCESS program will give select students the opportunity to take summer courses on campus while receiving targeted academic support.