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West Virginia University Resources

West Virginia University Resources:

Child Care Assistance Program: West Virginia University is pleased to offer a program to help offset the costs associated with quality child care for students who are parents. The Student Child Care Assistance Program (SCCAP) provides low-income program eligible WVU students with financial assistance for a portion of their child care expenses. SCCAP uses a sliding scale providing financial assistance to several students with limited funds. Please visit the website for more details.

The RACK: The RACK is a campus food bank available to all WVU students. It is in the Mountainlair (near the Career Services Center), where it operates on an anonymous basis. However, students are required to complete a one-time In-take form the first time they go to the RACK, which is used only for general data reporting. Along with the RACK location in the Mountainlair, both perishable and non-perishable items are available at the Arnold Hall distribution center (345 Price St., Morgantown, WV 26505) every Tuesday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, and every Friday from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm.

The RACK also offers a Mobile Food Pantry once a month, where students can come pick up fresh produce and other items from the Mountaineer Food Bank!

International Students and Services/Global Affairs: International Student and Scholar Services has resources available to international students at West Virginia University. Please visit their website for more details or call 304-293-6112

WVU Financial Aid and Support Service: 304-293-1988

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Non-funding WVU resources:

Student Legal Services: The main purpose of Student Legal Services is to educate the students about their legal rights, responsibilities, and obligations. They also provide help with legal issues such as leases, contracts, landlord/tenant issues, notary services, family matters and domestic issues, general civil matters, etc. Please visit their website to learn more information about their services or call the office at 304-293-4897.

Title IX: This office devotes its time to protecting the rights and dignity of WVU students and faculty members. Title IX creates equity for faculty, staff, and students. It covers sexual violence, sex or gender- based discrimination, including stalking, relationship violence, bullying, and sexual misconduct. Please visit their website to learn more about their services or call 304-293-5600.

Veterans Support: The 2,500 square-foot facility serves as a welcoming space and support center for student veterans, armed forces personnel and dependents of current and former military service members. It helps veterans sort through their benefits and make the adjustment to civilian life. 304-293-8824

WELLWVU: WELLWVU offers wellness education to WVU students in the following areas: drug and alcohol, fitness, sexual health, sexual assault, stress, relationships, stress, and sleep. To learn more about this department, please visit their website or call at 304-293-5054.

WVU Collegiate Recovery Program: The WVU Collegiate Recovery Program provides support for both students-in-recovery & allies-of-recovery from substance use disorders, including eating disorders, and other behavioral health conditions. 

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