Student Engagement and Leadership enhances and furthers student engagement in co-curricular activities at West Virginia University. Our office provides programming, mentorship, and support which promotes retention and success of our students.
Student Engagement and Leadership Has So Much to Offer
Student Government Association
Want to get involved? This is your chance to make a difference. SGA is where student leaders are making a difference and having an impact on their campus every day. Student Government is a great way to become engaged with the campus.
Are you a Maniac for WVU sports? The Mountaineer Maniacs are the largest student organization on campus and the premiere student group for Mountaineer athletics. We are the official student section for WVU sports. The organization supports Mountaineer athletic teams and helps promote good sportsmanship as well as Mountaineer pride and tradition.Check out the Mountaineer Maniacs and join the fun.
Fresh Start Survey
Check out the Fresh Start Survey to find more in-depth information from over 450 student organizations.
WVU has made efforts to assist students who face hunger. Students are welcome to come to the Student Engagement office to visit The Rack. Additionally, all community resources listed are open to all WVU students. Here is a list of resources – please print and share.
Student Engagement Digital Signage
Student organizations can now post digital signage on the information stations. Students can email files to email@example.com to be uploaded.
Student Engagement Website Request form
If your organization doesn’t have a website, please log on and request one!
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your group’s name and the time, date, attendance, and contact information for your event.
For a classroom space, please email email@example.com, call 293-4397, or stop by our office in the Mountainlair. All requests must be submitted 48 hours in advance for a classroom.
Tips for Successful Organizations
Here is a list of suggestions to keep your organization on track and have a successful semester! Please print and share.
Please note that any recognized student organization planning on international travel must register with the WVU Office of International Programs.
PR Suggestions for Student Orgs
Here are some suggestions for all student orgs to help them get the word out about their organizations events and meetings. Aside from participating in student org fairs there are many other ways to help publicize your clubs.
It is very important to complete an officer update form with our office. If you are not updated you lose privileges and will not be able to reserve meeting space. All recognized organizations are also able to apply for an SGA grant. It’s important for our office to be aware of any changes in the status of your advisor. Each organization is required to have an advisor in place. Here’s a link to the new electronic version: http://wvu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3mxPcri1j2OvOCN. You can email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
Trademark Licensing & Student Orgs
Everything you need to know about the correct use of the WVU trademarks can be found here. If your student organization wants to have t-shirts printed this year please refer to the steps included in the student groups section.
Stansbury Gym Reservation Policy
- All student organizations must make reservations through our office.
- Email email@example.com to schedule a date.
- It is only available for rent on Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- On Friday the gym can be rented between 4pm to 12am only for a maximum of 3 hours
- On Saturday the gym may be rented from 8am to 12am (max 3 hours)
- On Sunday the gym may be rented from 8am to 4pm (max 3 hours)
- The rental cost is $50 per hour
- All parties require security to be present. Contact our office to make security arrangements.
- Failure to comply with any of these policies may result in loss of privileges.