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Homecoming Parade 2016

The Mountaineer Marching Band performs in the 2016 Homecoming Parade. Photo by M.G. Ellis.


You’ve been wanting to come back for Homecoming for a while. Make this your year. The weekend of Oct. 13–14 will feature the Homecoming Parade followed by a football game the following day when the Mountaineers face off against Texas Tech. There will be plenty of activities hosted by colleges and the Alumni Association. For more information go to homecoming.wvu.edu.


Take us with you 

You can access your membership benefits and stay in touch with other alumni with our new Alumni Association app. With the app, association members can access members-only discounts, search the alumni directory to reconnect and network, and receive alerts with exclusive invitations. You can also read campus news and find the closest alumni event in your area. Download the app on iTunes or the Google Play store.


We're with you on the job hunt  

Wish you had some help as you look for a job or think about a career change? WVU Career Services is here for you. Career counselors offer resume advice, interview preparation and more to all Mountaineer alumni. We have experienced career development professionals to guide you through a career change. You can take online career assessments to discover your skills and vocation. And surf MountaineerTRAK to find available jobs. Get started at careerservices.wvu.edu.


spotlight on washington, d.c.  

When you can’t get to Morgantown, there’s a Mountaineer home away from home for you in your local alumni chapter. If you live in the Washington, D.C., area, you could take part in the annual crab feast, Day at the Nationals Park, golf outings and the President’s Luncheon with E. Gordon Gee. If you live elsewhere in the world, check our listings to contact your local chapter online at alumni.wvu.edu/chapters


Share your advice 

What one piece of advice would you share with incoming freshmen? Maybe it’s something you wish you’d known, an idea that helped you succeed or encouragement that helped you through stressful times. Send your advice to alumni@ mail.wvu.edu and we’ll share it during Welcome Week as we greet our newest crop of Mountaineers.
We’re listening. You are our greatest voice. So use it. Use this form to send us story ideas, letters to the editor, questions for a future guest on Ask an Expert, memories for the Flashback section or tales for the Alumni Diary.

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