Community & Global Engagement

Students and faculty at the WVU School of Nursing have abundant opportunities to engage with their local community and communities abroad. Through health fairs, statewide events, medical missions trips and study abroad trips, students can learn about other cultures and get hands-on experience in a variety of settings. 

Three students hold up a West Virginia University “Let’s go.” flag and walking sticks while standing in a jungle-like setting.

Students have a number of opportunities to study abroad, which can expand their understanding of global health.

Campus & Community Health Fairs

WVU School of Nursing students, faculty and alumni actively engage with members of the community to provide holistic health and wellness services, resources and education.

Student teams work outdoors with an individual experiencing homelessness outside of a tent.


MUSHROOM, or Multidisciplinary UnSheltered Homeless Relief Outreach Of Morgantown, is a program that brings together medical, nursing, dental, social work and other health professional volunteers on "street rounds." Read more about a nursing faculty member's long-time work with the organization. 

Male nursing student uses penlight to examine a patient in an exam room.

Clinical Partnerships

The WVU School of Nursing supports our community health partners in need of nursing staff by connecting them with our faculty through the Office of Faculty Practice. Our instructors have worked in such diverse roles as primary care, substance abuse treatment, mental health, nurse anesthesia, pediatrics, faith community nursing, and other advanced practice positions. 

Ready to make an impact in your community?

Whether you are interested in earning your first degree or advancing your field of knowledge at the graduate level, the WVU School of Nursing has a program for you on one of our five campuses.

Learn about our campuses

West Virginia University School of Nursing campuses. A basic map of the State of West Virginia. Dots are placed on the map to indicate the five locations of the WVU School of Nursing campuses: Morgantown, Keyser, Bridgeport, Charleston and Beckley.