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Programs, Services, and Discounts


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 (PDF) to its faculty and staff wishing to purchase a home in targeted Morgantown neighborhoods. This program is also available to Research Corporation employees.

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 to Research Corporation Employees. Please 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 304.293.1793.

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.


Credit Union

Membership is open to all Research Corporation Employees. 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.


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.

Nissan Vehicle Purchase Program (VPP)

As part of Nissan’s athletic partnership with WVU, all full-time employees of WVU and WVU Research Corporation are eligible for preferred pricing (PDF) on new Nissan and Infiniti vehicles.


  • 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. You can visit or call 1-800-695-8133, using member ID: US126277032.

Microsoft Office

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