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GEF Transition


In May of 2014, WVU Faculty Senate approved and endorsed a new general education program. The proposed General Education Foundations (GEF), included approval of the following curriculum changes:

Read the Faculty Senate Annex for detailed information.


Guidelines for which General Education Program Students will Follow


MARCH 1, 2015 – GEF finalized for fall 2016 implementation

JUNE 1, 2015 – Modification of form in CIM implemented to incorporate new change type (GEF Implementation)

JUNE 15, 2015 – Colleges may begin submitting CIM changes to incorporate GEF (change for all majors necessary)

SEPTEMBER 15, 2015 – Deadline for department and/or college/school approval in CIM

NOVEMBER 27, 2015 – First draft of all scribing in DegreeWorks completed for validation by colleges

DECEMBER 18, 2015 – Deadline for all scribing modifications for DegreeWorks submitted to OUR

JANUARY 15, 2016 – Final draft of all scribing in DegreeWorks completed for final validation by colleges

FEBRUARY 1, 2016 – Go live of all 2016-17 audits in DegreeWorks