• Welcome to the University of Charleston!

    At the University of Charleston, there's a spirit of innovation in everything we do. Our core mission is to educate each student for a life of productive work, enlightened living and community involvement.

  • University of Charleston Innovation Showcase April 19, 2017

    Event entries due March 1, 2017

    Get started today!

    Student prize money: $9000

    Faculty/Staff Prize Money: $7000

    Top Performing School: $2500 (points earned by students)

    Interdisciplinary Award: $500

    Viewing Participation: $250

    If you have any questions about the competition and/or the categories or rules, please forward those questions to fondaholehouse@ucwv.edu.


    Physician Assistant Boot Camp June 20-23

    One-on-one instruction and interaction with physician assistant faculty and enrolled physician assistant students. Advice on preparing and applying for college and physician assistant school.

    To register call 304-720-6685.


    Students will stay in UC residence halls and meals will be provided in the UC dining halls.


    $99.00/student –includes meals, lodging, linens, towels, and all activities.

  • UC Spotlight

    Andrew Van Deusen

    Andrew Van Deusen Home

    Andrew created Studylex, a new study application for the Amazon Echo

    Read Andrew's story...

    Luke Yingling

    Luke Yingling

    Following his passion for public service

    Read Luke's story...


    Take a Tour

    Follow UC student Colleen Webley as she shows you around the University of Charleston's campus and shares tips about where to go and what to do. Enjoy the tour!