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Do not use social media options on new login screen if you’re a WVU student or employee

A login screen that appears for several WVU services will look different as of Sunday, March 8, but WVU students, faculty and staff should continue to log in using their official University role. Do not use the new options or you will get an error message. Those options are only for dues-paying WVU alumni and certain WVU affiliates.

If you’re a student or employee, choose the Employees/Students button and enter your WVU Login username and password. If you are employed by WVU Medicine, or you are paid by both WVU and WVU Medicine, click the WVU Medicine button instead.

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Students who can’t see grades under Report Card have another option

Some students may not be able to access their Spring 2020 courses in the Report Card module in eCampus. Until the vendor resolves this intermittent issue, students can access grades through the Global Navigation Menu via eCampus on the web (ecampus.wvu.edu) or through the Blackboard Mobile app.

Instructors can also add the My Grades link to their course menus so students have direct access to their grades.

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Skype is being retired March 3; ITS recommends Microsoft Teams as alternative

Skype for Business will no longer be available to WVU employees as of Tuesday, March 3, and ITS is recommending the use of Microsoft Teams as a powerful replacement for collaboration and communication. This change affects all WVU campuses.

The deactivation of Skype at WVU is the first in a series of changes that will be required to accommodate several Microsoft initiatives between now and summer 2021. Future changes, which will not affect HSC, will be timed to minimize disruption during busy periods of the academic and fiscal year.

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