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Policies and Guidelines

Review information about WVU's academic policies and guidelines. You can also learn about specific policies from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC). 

Policies and Guidelines

WVU has certain policies and guidelines that inform its academic functions. Many of our university-specific policies are created by WVU's Faculty Senate or by the WVU Board of Governors. Other policies - designed for statewide implementation - have been created by the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC). 

University Policies
You can find many university-specific policies listed in WVU's academic catalog. We've also highlighted other policies that are pertinent to faculty and academic staff. 

HEPC Policies
Learn more about specific policies from the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) as they pertain to WVU and our staff. 

Program Procedures and Review
If you are interested in creating a new program or course, you will need to follow the procedures listed on this page. There are also guidelines about program review. 
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