Programs, Services, and Discounts

WVU is proud to offer programs, services and discounts that benefit employees, their families and the community. Eligibility may vary by program, service and discount.

WVU does not guarantee the quality of goods or services provided by participating vendors.


Child Care Financial Assistance

Care@Work by
WVU has partnered with, a national organization of caregivers, to bring eligible employees and members of the WVU Retirees Association Care@Work membership at no cost. Eligible employees will have access to care for every member of their family, no matter where they are nationwide, simply by signing up with their official WVU e-mail address. Read more about Care@Work.

Housing Down Payment Program
West Virginia University has teamed up with the Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority (FMHA) to offer an employee down payment assistance program to its faculty and staff wishing to purchase a home in targeted Morgantown neighborhoods. Learn more.

Lifetime Activities Program
The Lifetime Activities Program is a community-based, service-oriented program operated by the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences. Classes are offered for all ages and include: aquatics, martial arts, dance, fitness and wellness, and more. Employee discounts are available for some offerings. Employees should call 304.293.0853 for the employee discount code. For more information, visit Lifetime Activities Program or call 304.293.0859.

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at WVU
This membership organization is open to anyone age 50 or older regardless of educational background. The goal is to provide intellectually stimulating classes and discussions with peers along with opportunities for social and recreational activities, such as field trips to environmental and historic sites and for appreciation and study of the arts. For more information, visit Osher Lifelong Learning Institute or call 304.293.3614.

Nissan Vehicle Purchase Program (VPP)
As part of Nissan’s athletic partnership with WVU, all full-time employees are eligible for preferred pricing on new Nissan and Infiniti vehicles. See the program details for purchasing information and pricing.

Undergraduate Tuition Assistance and Graduate Tuition Waivers
Benefits-eligible employees may qualify for tuition assistance for undergraduate courses or for graduate waivers. For more information, the employees should contact their department.
Graduate Tuition Waivers
Staff Council Tuition Assistance Program

WVU Arts & Entertainment
WVU Arts & Entertainment provides employees, students and the community with the annual WVU FallFest, Arts Series, concerts, and family friendly entertainment. For information on events and to purchase tickets, visit Arts & Entertainment.

WVU Community Music Program
The WVU Community Music Program provides a comprehensive program of musical training for the amateur performer, enlightened listener, and professional musician. The staff of the program are confident that their music education will enhance creativity, discipline, communication, self-esteem, and nurture the inner artist of all ages (ranging from babies to senior citizens). For more information, visit WVU Community Music Program or call 304.293.5511. Discounts are available may be available to employees and students and will be listed on the respective registration form.

Craft Center
This work/play craft studio is located in the Braxton Tower basement of the Evansdale Residential Complex. It is open during the fall and spring semesters. For more information, visit Craft Center or call 304.293.3614.

Credit Union
Membership is open to all employees of WVU and affiliated organizations (listed on Credit Union web site). Employees’ relatives can also be members. Services include savings and checking accounts, Christmas Club, CD’s, and loans. For more information, visit WVU Employees’ Federal Credit Union or call 1.877.476.3790.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)
The FSAP is a confidential problem-solving resource for faculty and staff and their family members. This program provides professional staff who offer a safe place to sort through problems and determine the best resources available. FSAP services are free to WVU faculty and staff and their dependents. For more information visit the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program or call 304.293.5590.

Athletic Events
Discounted season tickets are offered to all benefit-eligible WVU employees for football, and men’s and women’s basketball events. Benefit-eligible employees will receive a 20% discount on regularly priced season tickets and a 50% discount on annual seat donations (if applicable).
Single ticket purchases also qualify for a discount if purchased in groups of 20 or more. This discount is available to all and discount varies by event.
Visit WVU Sports for event information and ticketing.

Adobe Creative Cloud Products
Employees are offered reduced pricing for the complete package, which includes Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver and Photoshop.

Employees are offered educationally-discounted systems.

Barnes & Noble Bookstores
Full-time faculty and staff are eligible for a 10% discount on retail items.
The discount does not apply to textbooks, course materials, textbook rentals, special orders, sale books, class and alumni rings, periodicals, computer hardware, stamps, health and beauty aids, food snacks, beverages, sale merchandise, and academically discounted software. The discount cannot be combined with seasonal promotions.

  • Free shipping on all purchases
  • Price Match Guarantee
  • Discounts of up to 30% on all Dell-branded technology, and select third-party accessories
  • Monthly promos
  • Early access to biggest sales of the year: Black Friday, Cyber Monday; President’s Day, etc.
  • Member exclusive store that allows for an extra 20% off pre-selected configurations throughout the year (available through the website below)
    1-800-695-8133, with member ID US126277032

Employees and retirees are eligible for 10% off retail by using code “WVUPERS.”

Kaspersky Anti-Virus
Employees are offered Kaspersky for free through the University’s site license link.

Microsoft Office
Employees are offered Microsoft Office for free through the University’s Office 365 link.

Software Downloads
Employees are offered additional discounted downloads from multiple vendors.

Employees and Retirees can enjoy the same Staples Advantage discounts that WVU has negotiated on the things they buy for themselves and their families - just by using their personal credit cared.  Learn more and register.

US Cellular Phone Service
Employees can receive a 25% discount off current and future rate plan offerings and accessories. Employees are also eligible for contractual buyout up to $350 per subscriber line, when subscriber line is new to US Cellular.