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Network Maintenance at WVU Jackson's Mill

Jackson's Mill faculty and staff will not have access to the network or phones tomorrow Jan. 15th. While tomorrow is the only scheduled day for the network to be down, intermittent outages could happen throughout the rest of this week (and perhaps part of next week).

WVU Jackson's Mill Square

Pets & Emotional Animals Not Permitted

A bright sun shines on a blind person with a service dog as he proceeds to navigate steps.

WVU requires service animals on campus to be approved through the Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. The animal must be tied to an employee as a service animal through an workplace accommodation

PEIA Healthy Tomorrows Requirement

As part of PEIA’s Healthy Tomorrows program, PPB Plan (A,B,C,D) policyholders are required to visit their primary care physician annually to have their blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol and waist circumference within acceptable ranges.  

Policyholders must report this information directly to PEIA before May 15, which also is the Open Enrollment deadline for Plan Year 2019.

Benefits Open Enrollment

As a reminder, Open Enrollment began on Monday, April 2, and runs through Tuesday, May 15. 
The Open Enrollment period is your only opportunity to make changes to your elected insurance benefits for the 2019 plan year without a qualifying life event. All changes for the 2019 plan year will be effective July 1, 2018.
Employees may add, drop or make changes online with the following vendors:

Defend Your Data - Social Media Spring Cleaning

If you're worried about the recent news about the personal information of 50 million people being mined from Facebook for political purposes, you may want to clean up your online profiles. To help you defend your data, Information Technology Services provides the following tips for all social media accounts.

Learn more about managing your privacy and security settings for the things you share online at

Professional Development sessions to focus on culture, advocacy and change

WVU Extension Service will be hosting a professional development session for faculty April 9-10 at the Morgantown Marriott Waterfront Place. The two-day session will feature guest speaker Paul Hill of Utah State University Extension, as well as a series of break-out sessions focused on advocacy, culture and change.

Callie Moles named Wirt County Extension agent

West Virginia University Extension Service has named Callie Moles as Wirt County’s newest Extension agent.

Daugherty (formerly Moles) is no stranger to WVU Extension. She previously served as a teaching assistant at the Agricultural and Extension Education Department and was an intern with the Roane County Extension Office where she provided outreach through community events, including Energy Express. Moles also served as a camp instructor and counselor at Roane County 4-H camp.