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About Extension

Welcome to the wonderful world of West Virginia University Extension!

Vision: WVU Extension envisions a West Virginia where all its people can reach their fullest potential.

Mission: Improve the lives and livelihoods of all West Virginians.

Value Statement: Extension’s work is guided by collaboration and partnership; doing no harm; providing trusted, science-based practical education; helping people help themselves; serving all people; and exercising accountability.

Focus: WVU Extension focuses on providing trusted and practical educational programs that improve health, education and prosperity. These programs help people, businesses and communities solve problems, develop skills and build a better future.

WVU Extension programs bring results.

Download a printable front-back fact-sheet (PDF) to learn more about WVU Extension's recent program highlights.

WVU Extension positively impacts the lives of West Virginia residents in all 55 counties.

It starts here at West Virginia University and WVU Extension is proud of the many achievements of our faculty, staff, programs, and facilities and our role in improving the lives of citizens across the state and country. Browse recent annual reports to learn how the WVU Extension impacts the state’s 55 counties.

WVU Extension connects people to information and knowledge that enables them to change lives and improve their communities.