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The College of Creative Arts offers award and mentorship opportunities to current students. 

Student Artistic Achievement Inquiry

Set up an appointment to discuss artistic, performance, and scholarly opportunities and funding with Dr. Mikylah Myers, Associate Dean of Artistic and Scholarly Achievement.

Submit a request to meet with Dr. Myers

Awards for CCA Mentored Research

Showcase your creative research in this annual juried awards competition. 

Learn more about the CCA Mentored Research Awards

Valerie Canady Charitable Trust Foundation Scholarship

Dr. and Mrs. William J. Canady established The Valerie Canady Charitable Trust Foundation in memory of their daughter, Valerie, whose life was taken on December 21, 1988, when a terrorist bomb exploded on Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland.

Learn more about the Valerie Canady Charitable Trust Foundation Scholarship

Student Professional Development Grants

This grant program was created to support activities that lead to professional development for full-time students who are active majors in the College of Creative Arts.

Learn more about professional development grants

Graduate Tuition Waivers

In conjunction with the WVU Office of Graduate Education and Life, the CCA provides University Graduate Tuition Waivers on a competitive and limited basis to enhance the effectiveness of its graduate programs. 

Learn more about graduate tuition waivers

Creative Consultants

Through a competitive application process, the Creative Consultant program matches outstanding creative arts students with extraordinary professionals in the fields of art, design, music, theatre, dance, and arts education, administration and industry. 

Learn more and apply for the Creative Consultants program

Engage & Experience

There are plenty of opportunities to express yourself at the College of Creative Arts, some of which are open to all university students regardless of major. 

Music Ensembles

Student performing groups offered through the School of Music include a wide range of opportunities in a variety of musical traditions and styles from bands to African music and dance. The student and community performing groups are open to all qualified WVU students by audition. 

Learn more about music ensembles

Theatre & Dance Performance

The School of Theatre & Dance offers a selection of opportunities for students to showcase their talents on stage including through the mainstage season, Celebration of Dance and Spring Dance Showcase, New World Musical Theatre Ensemble, and advanced directing projects. LAB Theatre is open to all university students as a creative playground. 

Fine Art Clubs

The School of Art & Design encourages community and exhibition opportunities through the Juried Student Exhibition, Art History Club, Disegno Italia, Ceramics Clay Club, Printmaking Club, and the WVU Preservice Student Chapter of NAEA.

Internship Alliance

The CCA Internship Alliance partners with arts organizations throughout our region to provide paid internship positions for College of Creative Arts students. 

Learn more about the Internship Alliance

Student resources

Production and Facilities Information

Find CCAC resources for current students, including maps, locker information, poster policy, and how to reserve music practice rooms.

Production and Facilities Information for Students

Mid-Year Academy

Mid-Year academy events are designed to assist you to achieve academic success to remove an Academic Probation status. 

Mid-Year Academy Information

Academic Appeals

A student has to the right to appeal or request an exception to an academic decision (i.e. academic suspension/dismissal) if she/he feels there is justification that warrants an appeal or exception.

Academic Appeals

Student Travel Waiver Form

Download the required waiver for traveling with your class. 

Download the Student Travel Waiver Form

Apply for Graduation

Congratulations, creative mountaineer!

Learn how to apply for graduation  RSVP to walk in the CCA Commencement Ceremony

Official WVU Graduation and Commencement information can be found at