Resource Refresh

Connecting you to Marshall University

Embarking on your professional journey within the university, welcome to the Resource Refresh– a collection of resources available to you to use throughout your journey with Marshall.  

  • Human Resources– We are committed to providing efficient, customer-focused, and value-adding services to the employees, applicants for employment, and other customers and stakeholders at Marshall University and the Marshall University Research Corporation. We welcome visits, phone calls, paper mail, or e-mails from employees, applicants for employment, and other stakeholders.
  • Title IX-The program is administered by the S. Department of EducationOffice for Civil Rights(OCR). Many people think of Title IX as a program that was created to ensure equity in sports programs for men and women. Today, all educational institutions are required to address gender-based discrimination, harassment (including sexual harassment), and violence, including sexual violence, relationship violence (dating and domestic violence), and stalking. OCR identifies these behaviors or actions as “harassment” generally.
  • Office of the Ombuds– The purpose of the Marshall University Ombuds office is to assure that your voice can be heard and the problem you are facing can receive an impartial review.
  • Faculty Senate-The Marshall University Faculty Senate was established June 1, 1987, as a result of a majority vote of the faculty. The body is composed of proportional representation from the following units — the College of Business, the College of Education and Professional Development, the College of Arts & Media, the College of Health Professions, the College of Engineering and Computer Sciences, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Science, the Graduate School of Education & Professional Development, the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, the School of Pharmacy, the Division of Aviation, the Marshall University Libraries, and one At-Large Senator from the South Charleston campus. Senators are elected at large from each of these units to two-year terms.
  • Graduate Council– The Marshall University Graduate Council makes policy recommendations with respect to the graduate education mission of the university to the university President. Specific functions include: facilitation of long range planning for graduate education at Marshall University; recommendation of new programs and courses; evaluation of existing programs and courses; facilitation of graduate accreditation; recommendation of promotion and tenure policies related to graduate education; recommendation of approval of graduate faculty to the university President.
  • Faculty Greenbook– The University’s primary reference guide and repository of university policies, procedures, and operational guidelines – The Greenbook.
  • Classified Staff Council– We, the classified staff employees of Marshall University, seek to promote a positive work environment for all classified staff employees, without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, handicap, national origin, or sexual orientation.
    • Further, we are committed to ensuring the fair, equal, and just treatment of all staff members and to facilitating the creation of a workplace atmosphere free from fear, intimidation, threat and/or harassment in any form in which it may exist.
    • In recognition of the need to provide for a free and open forum to our state and institutional administrators on all matters affecting the welfare of our classified staff employees, we duly constitute a representative organization to further the means.
    • Therefore, we collectively form in association a Classified Staff Council, with representatives impartially elected from and by all members of our classified staff, to act on our behalf and in our interest.
  • MU Staff Handbook– The Marshall University Classified Staff Handbook is a reference for a variety of policies, procedures and processes relevant to your employment at Marshall University.
  • Grievance Procedure– The purpose of this article is to provide a procedure for the resolution of employment grievances raised by the public employees of the State of West Virginia.
  • Center for Teaching and Learning– The mission of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is to empower faculty in their teaching and research by cultivating a campus culture that values pedagogical, disciplinary, and program-based inquiry in support of student learning. More specifically, CTL provides opportunities for faculty to develop and engage with the instruments of teaching and learning (e.g., curricula and pedagogy) and the processes of teaching and learning (e.g., data-driven teaching strategies, reflective and metacognitive practices). In addition to professional development opportunities, the center administers the annual faculty awards, conducts classroom observations, directs a New Faculty Orientation program, hosts an annual teaching conference, and maintains a library of resource books related to a variety of teaching and learning topics.
    • Housed within CTL are the Writing Across the Curriculum program, the Community-Based Learning program and the CORTEX Center.
    • The work of the Center is organized around a framework of engaged scholarship. With this model, we focus on what faculty do. In other words, we develop and host professional development opportunities that support teaching, research and creative activity, community engagement and the relationships among those three that make faculty more engaging and effective teachers, researchers, and citizens.
  • Marshall University Research Corporation- The Marshall University Research Corporation is committed to an active, growing and successful research enterprise that will help address today’s challenges, improve the quality of life in the community and provide an engine for economic development.
    • A not-for-profit corporation chartered under the laws of the State of West Virginia, the Marshall University Research Corporation delivers services like pre-award grant and contract development and post-award grant administration to the Marshall University community.
    • Whether a member of the university’s faculty or a company inquiring about applications for Marshall research in your business, we help in pursuing external funding. We encourage you to make use of information available here and contact us with any questions.
  • Marshall Foundation- Creating opportunities for everyone to stay engaged is at the core of the university’s commitment to advancement. Advancement encompasses all that our alumni and friends do to strengthen Marshall University.
    • Our mission is to advance Marshall University through engagement and philanthropy. This website was formed by joining the MU Foundation and the MU Alumni Association to better serve our alumni and friends in the state and the region, throughout the country, and around the world.
  • Tuition Reimbursement– Marshall University provides tuition benefits to regular employees and their dependent children. Regular employees who have completed their initial probationary period are eligible to apply for tuition waivers and financial assistance. Employees may be permitted to enroll for classes during regularly scheduled work hours. Certain conditions apply.
    • Employee Benefits – Regular employees who have completed their initial probationary period are eligible to apply for tuition waivers and financial assistance. Employees may also be permitted to enroll for classes during regularly scheduled work hours. Assistance is offered through the Classified Staff Council.
    • Dependent Children – Dependent Children tuition assistance allows dependent children to obtain an Undergraduate college degree at a significantly reduced cost for children under the age of 26. This is offered through the Employee Tuition Assistance Program.
  • Office of the Registrar– The Marshall University Registrar is responsible for the oversight, integrity and maintenance of all the university’s academic records, while ensuring adherence to all university policies, procedures and practices. Marshall’s Office of the Registrar executes academic record functions for the institution. The University Registrar is also responsible for the planning and production of all aspects of the May and December Commencement ceremonies and Convocation.
  • Office of the Bursar– Our mission is to provide quality service to our students, parents, alumni and the University community in a professional and courteous manner, while maintaining the highest possible standards of accuracy in the administration of the finances for Marshall University. Our objectives are based on improving customer service, enhancing employee capabilities, and targeting applications for new technology and a cost-effective administration.
  • Sodexo– From basic coffee services to outdoor events for large groups of people, our goal is to provide you with a full range of high-quality and innovative catering services backed by a diverse, service-oriented staff and a wide range of resources available from our international network.
  • MUMobile– Marshall University’s mobile application is designed with users in mind. Whether you’re on campus or around the world, this app delivers features with an enhanced browsing experience.  The visual interface makes sorting through content easy. This allows the user to quickly locate important tools & information. The platform also allows for account information, campus maps, virtual tours, news and events, social media, and more.  This app is available to everyone, not just current and potential students.
  • MU Alerts– Marshall University Emergency Messaging System (MU Alert) is one of several elements of the Marshall University Emergency Notification System. The MU Alert system allows Marshall University to quickly communicate health and safety-related emergency information through a combination of various methods. In the event that information needs to be communicated to students and staff immediately, Marshall University will use several information delivery methods to make sure the pertinent information reaches you.
    • MU Alert will be used solely for the purpose of alerting the Marshall University community in an emergency. These emergency notices can be delivered via phone calls, text messages to mobile devices and e-mail. All students, faculty and staff can manage their own contact information and choose the contact methods that they prefer.
  • Marshall University Police Department/Campus Safety– At Marshall University, our concern for the safety and well-being of our students, faculty and staff is always a top priority. With the support of personnel from other departments, we have hundreds of people involved in our goal of maintaining a safe and secure campus. However, please remember that a truly safe campus can only be achieved through the efforts and cooperation of all students, faculty and staff who accept responsibility for their own security and the security of others.
  • Office of Parking and Transportation – The Marshall University Parking Enforcement Office is located in the Office of Public Safety building at 1801 Fifth Avenue. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00AM to 4:30PM.
  • Campus Dining– We are proud to serve you every day and want to ensure you have an exceptional experience whenever you dine with us.
  • Marshall University Bookstore– The Marshall University Bookstore is located inside of Memorial Student Center and is pleased to offer faculty and staff a 10% discount. Please present your ID to obtain discount.
  • Marshall University Rec Center– Whether you are charging up for the day with a morning swim, relieving stress during midterms with a high intensity interval class, or relaxing with a yoga session, the Marshall Rec Center offers a variety of options to suit your individual, healthy lifestyle. There is something for everyone-whether it be personal training, group fitness classes, intramurals or an outdoor trip, the Rec has something for you.
  • Athletic Tickets– You may obtain athletic tickets by contacting the ticket office at 1-800-THE-HERD or ordering through the HerdZone
  • Marshall Artist Series– Show tickets may be purchased by phone at 304-696-6656 with all major credit cards, or in person weekdays from 12:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. in our box office in the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. You may also order tickets online at When available, tickets are sold at the door on event nights beginning one hour prior to the performance. We cannot hold tickets without payment.

Office of the Obmuds

Marshall University’s Office of the Ombuds helps faculty and staff navigate processes and/or conflicts experienced  in the work environment.  Contact or schedule an appointment at:

Memorial Student Center BW14
(Walk-Ins Welcome)

Contact Us

207 Old Main
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
304-696-6455 (Main)
304-696-6844 (Fax)
Departmental Contacts