Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Am I required to have a COVID-19 vaccination to be on campus?

COVID-19 vaccinations are encouraged, but not required, of all members of the Glenville State College campus community. Vaccination is the leading prevention strategy to protect individuals from COVID-19. The vaccines are safe and effective, available at no cost, and widely available.

Am I required to wear a mask when I’m on campus?

Mask use is required indoors regardless of vaccination status.

In general, the wearing of face coverings when outdoors is not required. However, masks can be worn outdoors at individual discretion in crowded outdoor settings or during activities that involve sustained close contact with other people who are not fully vaccinated.

How can I tell if my courses are online, hybrid, or in-person and what does each mean?

On your schedule in EdNet, courses are listed with a Course Reference Number (CRN), a four-character subject abbreviation, a course number, a section indicator, and the title of the course (6233 ACCT 231-01H Principles of Accounting I for example). The listing will also include the day(s) of the week the class meets, time of the course meeting, and location of the meeting.

Traditional or Face-to-Face Format: Students and faculty meet in person onsite for regularly scheduled class sessions. Courses being delivered face-to-face will appear on the course schedule with designated day(s), times, and a building and a room number.

Hybrid Format: Courses are delivered onsite in a face-to-face delivery format and also include at least 50% of an online component of instruction. Courses will appear on the course schedule with an “H” after the section number (i.e. ACCT 231-01H) and will also show designated day(s), times, and a building and a room number. Students will need access to reliable Internet and a device to access the online course meeting.

Online Format, Asynchronous: 100% of the instruction is via the Internet and students participate completely online. Courses will appear on the course schedule with a “W” after the section number (i.e. BUSN 230-01W) and there will be no designated days, times, building or room number. Students will need access to reliable Internet and a device to access the course.

Online Format, Synchronous: 100% of the instruction is via the Internet and students participate completely online, but students will be meeting with the instructor at a scheduled day and time utilizing video conferencing methods such as Microsoft Teams, Skype, or Zoom. Courses will appear on the course schedule with a “W” after the section number (i.e. BUSN 230-01W). There will be designated days and times listed, but no building or room number listed. Students will need access to reliable Internet and a device to access the online course meeting.

Arranged Format: Students and faculty will agree on an arranged day and time to meet for the class. The course will not have a designated day or time on the course schedule (the abbreviation “ARR” will appear in the column where designated days appear. A designated building and room number may or may not be listed.

What guidelines are in place for COVID-19 testing?

COVID-19 testing will be available upon request. Individuals may also receive a test at their personal healthcare provider or other clinic.

What guidelines are in place for on-campus housing?

Rooms will be assigned following traditional configurations (i.e., assigning two students to double rooms in Goodwin Hall, one student per single room in Goodwin Hall, and four students to a quad at Pioneer Village).

When do fall semester classes begin?

Monday, August 16

Where can I find more information about the COVID-19 vaccination process for West Virginia?

The WV DHHR has developed an information hub for vaccine questions. Learn more here.

Will fans be allowed to view athletic competitions in person?

Guidance from the Mountain East Conference is forthcoming regarding spectators for fall sports.