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General Resources

Helpful webpages for new and existing instructors

This page provides links to information that may be helpful for both new and existing instructors.

Jump to a specific section on this page.

  1. The Getting Connected section will help you establish your account credentials and access systems such as e-mail and online courses.
  2. Other General Information for Newbies provides some great resources for getting underway at WVU.
  3. Teaching and Learning contains valuable information on ways to enhance your teaching.
  4. WVU eCampus and Related Tools provides information about eCampus, which is the WVU learning management platform. You will need to access eCampus for various tasks related to teaching, such as requesting a course development shell, building course elements (e.g., lesson modules, assignments) within that shell, and entering grades.
  5. Other Systems and Resources provides other useful information about which faculty members often inquire.
  6. Health Sciences Campus (HSC) SOLE provides some basic information about SOLE, which is HSC’s portal for online education and information. It is a web-based tool for students to access courses and for instructors to build and maintain those courses.
  7. Quality Matters (QM) provides information about QM, a quality assurance system for online courses, and ways to initiate the review process.

Getting Connected

Access your WVU accounts, acquire software, and obtain support.

Digital Measures

WVU’s faculty Promotion and Tenure activity online reporting system.

DUO Two-Factor Authentication

Additional security layer needed to access numerous web-based systems.


WVU’s online Learning Management System. Find information to help you get started with eCampus.

eCampus 101

eCampus Request System (eRS)

eRS Webpage

Instructor Quick Start

E-mail Systems

Office 365 accounts used by Faculty & Staff.

Google/Gmail based accounts used by students & faculty.

Health Sciences Center e-mail system.

Login Account

Credentials used to access many online WVU systems. Must initially be claimed to begin using.

Mountaineer Card

Employee ID card for access to things such as buildings and transportation.

Mountaineer Card Website

Portal for WVU

"One-stop" shop for accessing many services, such as MIX email, STAR for class/student information, eCampus for online course access, and DegreeWorks for graduation checklists.


Microsoft Office (Free)


Connection to the WVU.Encrypted network while on campus.

Wireless Conection Overview Page

WVU Emergency Alerts

Urgent text and email notifications.

Emergency Alerts Overview Page

Other General Information

Available benefit information for employees.

Area Guide

Resources related to living in or visiting the area.

Visit Mountaineer Country Website


Benefits for employees

Benefits Webpage


List of important WVU events and dates.

Campus Maps

Maps of the three Morgantown campuses.

Campus Maps Webpage

Campus Read

A program that aims to engage and connect the University campuses and the broader community through a common reading experience.

Campus Read Webpage


Contact information about WVU.

Campus Directory Webpage

Facts about WVU

Information about WVU.

WVU Facts Webpage


Official holiday schedule.

WVU Holiday Schedule


New Employee Resources

New Faculty Orientation (NFO)

Annual event to help faculty get acclimated to WVU.

NFO Website

News & Media

Parking & Transportation

Application for parking permits and information about transportation options.

Parking and Transportation Webpage

Payroll Processing

Pay Schedule

List of pay days.

Pay Schedule Webpage


Contact and other information about University Police and Office of Emergency Management.

  • Call WVU Police: 304-293-COPS


Platform in which you can create a media-rich showcase of achievements, skills, and projects.

Portfolium Webpage


Information and resources for faculty on a wide variety of topics ranging from policies and requirements to awards to development opportunities.

Faculty Information and Resources Webpage

Teaching and Learning

Learn about resources related to teaching and learning.

Academic Integrity

Policies about student conduct

Student Conduct Webpage

Academic Policies & Statements

Other institution-wide policies and statements.

Policies and Statements Webpage


Accessibility standards and information on ways to ensure that course content is accessible to all students

Association of College and University Educators’ (ACUE) Effective Online Teaching

Classroom Technology

List of over 150 technology classrooms that are supported by Teaching and Learning Commons.

TLC Classroom Technology Webpage


Please refer to our eCampus section under Getting Connected.

Faculty Associates Program

Program in which selected faculty partner with the Teaching and Learning Commons to offer programming for WVU instructors.

Faculty Associates Webpage

Final Exam Schedule

Calendar of when students will take their exams.

Final Examination Schedule Webpage


An online professional-development resource for higher education that provides both on-demand and live webinars on a wide variety of topics.

For additional information, contact or (304) 293-5804 at the Office of Student Success.

Instructional Design Assistance (TLC)

Assistance with course development, designs, and/or instructional strategy and technologies.

TLC Curriculum Design Website

Learning Communities

Groups that are formed to advance members’ understanding of selected teaching-and- learning-related topics.

TLC Learning Communities Website

Peer Support of Teaching (TLC)

Program that pairs colleagues to share ideas, learn from one another, build skills, and/or address challenges related to teaching and learning.

Peer Support of Teaching Webpage

Sandbox (TLC)

Place to experiment with new instructional technologies.

TLC Sandbox Webpage

SOLE (Study Observe Learn Engage)

Health Sciences Center’s online learning management system.
Also see HSC SOLE & Related Information section.


System for entering midterm and final grades and checking student enrollment.

Student Evaluation of Teaching (SEI)

System used for course evaluation.

Student Evaluation of Teaching Website

Student Lingo Workshops

Information about on-demand success workshops for students on a variety of skills/topics.

For additional information, contact the Office of Student Success at (304) 293-5804 or

Teaching and Learning Commons (TLC)

Unit that provides a wide variety of teaching support and resources, as well as professional-development opportunities, for all instructors and postdoctoral fellows.

Technology Integration Grants (TLC)

Competitive grant offered for faculty by the Teaching and Learning Commons for exploring educational technologies/tools that enhance teaching and learning.

TLC Technology Integration Grants Webpage

WVU Online

Central resource to learn about WVU’s online degrees, certificates, admission requirements, costs, as well as resources for online students.

WVU Online Website

Other Systems and Resources

Learn about other digital resources.

File Sharing

Collaborative online file space options.

File Sharing Options


Request creation of an email list that you can manage.

LISTSERV Resources

View and access current WVU listservs.


Personal Web Space

Virtual Private Network (GlobalProtect)

Employees should connect to the VPN to access resources that are only available on-campus while they are located off-campus (including MyTime, web clock, and leave request system).

Virtual Private Network Overview

Information Security Best Practices

Ways to protect yourself from the unauthorized use of information.

Information Security Best Practices

Health Sciences Campus’s (HSC) SOLE

Find information to help you get started with SOLE, HSC’s online learning management system.

Course Creation Requests

Requests for course creations in SOLE.

Course Creation Requests

Instructional Design Assistance

Assistance with course development, designs, and/or instructional strategy and technologies for HSC instructors.

Instructional Design Assistance

Policies & Procedures

Listing of capacities, timeframes, and other important elements of SOLE.

HSC Policies & Procedures

Technical Support

Contact information for SOLE issues.

System Requirements

Essentials to ensure your system is ready for SOLE.

SOLE System Requirements

Training & Documentation

Information about SOLE.

Quality Matters

Find helpful links to information about Quality Matters, a quality assurance system for online courses.


Overview of the program.

Quality Matters Overview

Quality Matters Resources

Course design resources for the following topics:

  • Accessibility Resources
  • Assessment
  • Course Design
  • Outcomes and Objectives
  • Syllabus
Quality Matters Resources

Quality Matters Training

Upcoming workshops and training on QM.

Quality Matters Training

Submitting a Course for Review

Steps for submitting a course for an Internal Quality Assurance Review.

Submit Course for Review