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.

Summer Scholars

Summer Scholars

Incoming first-year students can participate in WVU college courses on campus with residential housing



Provides rising high school seniors and incoming first-year students the opportunity to begin their university education during summer

Mountaineer Success Academy

Mountaineer Success Academy

Provides entering Undergraduate Studies students with opportunities to explore major and career options in an academically supportive environment

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

First Year Seminar

First-Year Seminar

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

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

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

Summer Academic Success Institute

Summer Academic Success Institute

Designed to support WVU students enrolled in select courses during the summer


First Year Experience

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