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Fall 2020: Back in Business

Fall 2020: Back in Business

It is important that you stay healthy and stay on track. If you have developed symptoms or have tested positive for COVID-19, please quarantine and alert your department chair as soon as possible to let them know. While we all want to be back on campus, we must first protect ourselves and others. 

For advising, tutoring and career services, as well as IT help, please email the appropriate contact that can be found below. 

For a list of our Chambers College department chairs, please view our directory.

After quickly adjusting to an online schedule for spring and summer terms, West Virginia University is open for the Fall 2020 semester with important safety guidelines, such as wearing a mask while on campus and practicing social distancing. 

Here at Chambers College, we're also back in business! 

Whether you're a first-time freshman or an upperclassman, you will be spending time in our building with our faculty and staff, and we want to make sure you have all of the information you need to return to campus safely as a business student. Please note updates the following student services:

Our advising office will be closed and all of our advising appointments will be virtual. Our virtual office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. 

As a WVU student, you are required to meet with your advisor a minimum of once each semester to discuss your matriculation plan and academic goals. 

Around the third week of September, you will receive an email from Chambers College Advising Center asking you to schedule your advising appointment. The email will allow you to choose a day and time for your appointment, it will also include a Zoom link. 

While you are required to have one appointment, you are not limited to only one. 

Our office will be conducting walk-in hours by phone each day. More details about our walk-in hours, including step-by-step directions, will be sent to your email in the coming weeks. 

You may reach out to your advisor via email or contact our department at

Our Academic engagement Success Center (AeSC) is closed to start the Fall 2020 semester; however, all of our services will be offered virtually, such as study tips, presentation practice and tutoring with our Neidermeyer Scholars

The Fall 2020 semester will have the following subjects under the Neidermeyer Scholar Program:

  • Accounting 201 and 202
  • Economics 201, 202 and 225

For the Fall 2020 semester, you will be able to find your Scholar under your course in eCampus. Under the menu section of your course, you will see "Neidermeyer Scholar or Tutor Access". This will give you direct access to your Scholar.

If you have any questions, please email

Our Business Communication Center (BCC) assists undergraduate and graduate students with writing, presentations, and learning Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. The BCC will be open starting Monday, August 24, 2020. This semester we will provide live online communication tutoring/consultations Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  To schedul e an appointment:

  • Open
  • In the Resources block, select “Navigate”
  • Select “Get Assistance”
For more information, click here

Our Business and Economics IT (Information Technology) department has worked hard to ensure a safe environment for all of our students. 

What you will notice at Chambers College: 

  • Entering and Exiting: please review the floor plan below for our entry and exit strategy.
  • Plexiglass shield guards have been added to lecture halls throughout the building, as well as in the 4th Floor Dean's Suite
  • Computers located on our 2nd-floor atrium are unavailable.
  • Tables: if there are tables that could seat 4, there are signs that show two (2) seats are unavailable. To practice safe social distancing guidelines, we can only sit two people diagonally across from each other.
  • Individual chairs: you will notice there are individual chairs in our building (especially around our atrium on the 3rd and 4th floors). There must be 6 ft between chairs at all times. Chairs cannot and should not be moved together. 
If you have any questions about computers or need IT assistance, please contact our IT department at

Our Center for Career Development (CCD) will continue to provide an exceptional student experience through an online service delivery model. You can customize your appointments and select between email, phone, Zoom, or another virtual meeting platform of your choice for services such as resume reviews, mock interviews, job and internship assistance, and more.

CCD “virtual office” hours are as follows:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
  • Virtual drop-in hours are viewable here.

Team members will be available outside of these hours for virtual student appointments as needed and staff schedules will be included in Handshake.   

All students can utilize Handshake to:

  • Request an electronic resume review
  • Schedule virtual career coaching, job search, and/or mock interview sessions
  • Research and follow+ target employers
  • Search and apply for internships, part-time, and full-time opportunities
  • Registering for virtual career fairs, networking sessions, and professional development workshops 

Any urgent questions and/or concerns can be directed to Sarah Glenn (; 304-319-0556) or Kellyn Smith (; 304-834-0045).

Center for Financial Literacy and Education

Our Center for Financial Literacy and Education (CFLE) is offering financial literacy workshops/seminars to student organizations and classes in Chambers Co llege, and across campus, to address the impact of COVID-19 and help students better understand personal finance. 

Visit CFLE on our website or email Dr. Boyd for more information at

Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy 

While our Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy will not be sending students abroad in the Fall or Spring semesters, we will virtually provide international university courses and internships to our students. 

Contact your academic advisor for more information on Robbins Center or email

We encourage you to check your email frequently, as well will continue to send updates from our College. 

You can also visit us on social at @wvuchambers for the latest news and virtual events throughout the semester. 

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