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.
- The Getting Connected section will help you establish your account credentials and access systems such as e-mail and online courses.
- Other General Information for Newbies provides some great resources for getting underway at WVU.
- Teaching and Learning contains valuable information on ways to enhance your teaching.
- 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.
- Other Systems and Resources provides other useful information about which faculty members often inquire.
- 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.
- Quality Matters (QM) provides information about QM, a quality assurance system for online courses, and ways to initiate the review process.
Access your WVU accounts, acquire software, and obtain support.
WVU’s faculty Promotion and Tenure activity online reporting system.https://faculty.wvu.edu/policies-and-procedures/digital-measures
DUO Two-Factor Authentication
Additional security layer needed to access numerous web-based systems.twofactor.wvu.edu
WVU’s online Learning Management System.
Also see WVU eCampus & Related Tools section.
Office 365 accounts used by Faculty & Staff.office365.wvu.edu
Google/Gmail based accounts used by students & faculty.mix.wvu.edu
Credentials used to access many online WVU systems. Must initially be claimed to begin using.login.wvu.edu
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.portal.wvu.edu/staff
Microsoft Office (Free)
Antivirus (Free)Antivirus (Free) Webpage
ITS Antivirus Webpage
WVU SLIC Software ListSoftware List
- Call Helpdesk: 304-293-4444
- Email Helpdesk: Microsoft Office, Antivirus, and SLIC
- Submit Helpdesk Ticket: Microsoft Office, Antivirus, and SLIC
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 for Newbies
Available benefit information for employees.
Resources related to living in or visiting the area.Visit Mountaineer Country Website
Maps of the three Morgantown campuses.Campus Maps 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
- Call Teaching and Learning Commons: 304-293-5824
- Email Teaching and Learning Commons
News & Media
Parking & Transportation
Application for parking permits and information about transportation options.Parking and Transportation Webpage
FormsPayroll Forms Webpage
List of pay days.Pay Schedule Webpage
Contact and other information about University Police and Office of Emergency Management.WVU Police Webpage
Emergency Status Webpage
- 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.
Policies about student conductStudent 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 studentsAdobe Accessibility Standards
Extend eCampus Assessment Duration
Accessibility Services Webpage
Association of College and University Educators’ (ACUE) effective online teaching microcredentials
Information about how to earn micro-credentials in pursuit of a teaching certificate awarded in collaboration with the American Council on Education (ACE) .Effective Online Teaching Practices Webpage
A free-to-student studying app where students can study remotely, collaborate with peers in order to communicate and exchange ideas, and stay productive.CircleIn Webpage
List of over 150 technology classrooms that are supported by Teaching and Learning Commons.TLC Classroom Technology Webpage
- Call TLC Classroom Technology: 304-293-2832
- Email TLC Classroom Technology
WVU’s Learning Management System.WVU eCampus Webpage
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.Go2Knowledge Website
Instructional Design Assistance (TLC)
Assistance with course development, designs, and/or instructional strategy and technologies.TLC Curriculum Design Website
Groups that are formed to advance members’ understanding of selected teaching-and- learning-related topics.TLC Learning Communities Website
Peer Supported 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
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.star.wvu.edu
Student Evaluation of Teaching (SEI)
Student Lingo Workshops
Information about on-demand success workshops for students on a variety of skills/topics.Success Workshops Webpage
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.Teaching and Learning Commons Webpage
Teaching and Learning Commons Events Webpage
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
Central resource to learn about WVU’s online degrees, certificates, admission requirements, costs, as well as resources for online students.WVU Online Website
- Call WVU Online: 800-253-2762
- Email WVU Online
WVU eCampus & Related Tools
Find information to help you get started with eCampus.
A collection of resources to get you up and running in eCampus, the WVU learning management platform.WVU eCampus Knowledgebase
eCampus 101 for Faculty
eCampus Request System (eRS)
Page from which instructors can do the following:
- Request content from a different instructor's course.
- Request a new course Development Shell
- Request a new Collaborate (video) Session
- Enroll a TA in your course
- Enroll a student making up an incomplete as an Auditor in your course
Instructor Quick Start
Guide from eCampus Support specifically for instructors.Instructor Quick Start for eCampus
Other Systems and Resources
Learn about other digital resources.
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.Using LISTSERV
Personal Web Space
Remote access to some WVU systems when off campus.
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
Contact information for SOLE issues.
Essentials to ensure your system is ready for SOLE.SOLE System Requirements
Training & Documentation
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
- Course Design
- Outcomes and Objectives
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