• 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.


    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!

  • Short Story Competition


    2017-2018 Short Story Scholarship Competition

    This short story contest is sponsored by the English program and the Office of Admissions at the University of Charleston.

    Write a short story or piece of professional writing of at least 1500 words in length and one that incorporates an eagle. The ‘golden eagle’ is the mascot of the University of Charleston. Your creativity could earn you a one-time merit scholarship. First place wins $2000, second place wins $1000, and third place wins $500.

    Submit your short story now!

  • Other UC Locations

    The University of Charleston has three instructional locations in West Virginia: our main campus in Charleston, and now Beckley and Martinsburg. UC-Online offers degree programs entirely online and in blended learning formats.


  • Eddie King Gym Floor


    Eddie King Gym Floor

    Order your piece of history! 11.5 x 11.5 inch squares of Eddie King gym floor, complete with a plaque, wood stand and certificate of authenticity.