Social media sites are growing faster than ever and Fairmont State University is on board.

Social media sites use two-way communication to create networks among users. Whether they enable discussion, the posting and sharing of photos and videos, or creating or promoting events, the opportunities are limitless.

Fairmont State uses social media to connect with students, faculty, staff and the community. We use it to reach local, national and international audiences.

Fairmont State is active on, among other sites:

If you are a Fairmont State faculty, staff or student who wishes to set up an official social media site for your department, club or organization, please inquire by email


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Bound for Success Bookstore      
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Falcon Center  
Office of Retention    
Residence Life    
Student Activities      
The Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center    
Academy for the Arts      
Career Development Center  
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Criminal Justice      
Department of Language and Literature      
FSU International Friends      
Kestrel, A Journal of Literature and Art      
Occupational Safety      
Peer Mentoring      
School of Business    
School of Education      
School of Fine Arts    
School of Fine Arts - Sculpture      
Technology Education    
Town & Gown Players      
Writing Center    
Alumni Association    
Alumni, Charlotte Area Chapter      
Band Alumni    
Chi Alpha Alumni      
Health Information Technology Alumni      
Wallman Hall Alumni      
Acrobatics & Tumbling    
Coach Jerrod Calhoun      
Coach Joseph Mazzulla    
Coach Patrick Snively      
Fighting Falcons    
Men's Basketball    
Softball Team      
Swim Camps      
Swim Team      
Women's Soccer      
Clubs & Organizations
Ballroom Dance Club and Team      
Campus Light      
Chi Alpha    
Delta Beta      
Delta Xi Omicron      
Delta Zeta      
Freshmen Counselors      
International Student Organization      
Rugby Alumni      
Student Government    
The Columns    
Tri Sigma    
V-Day Warriors      
Wellness Program      
Wellness Program      
Young Life College      

Contact Info

Web & Media Systems
Room 124 Colebank Hall
Phone:  (304) 363-4075

IT Blog

Student email addresses added to Global Address List

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 9:34am -- by Joanie Raisovich

FSU student email addresses were replaced in the Global Address List (GAL) last Friday. By now, Outlook should have updated your GAL, and you should see those emails. If not, please see below.

How to update Outlook GAL

To manually update the GAL, please do the following.


Open Outlook and Click File in the upper left corner.


Choose Account Settings, and then Download Address Book.

Student email changes

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 8:47am -- by Joanie Raisovich

Has an email to a student bounced?

IT made some changes over the summer to improve service to student email. This change may result in some incorrectly returned email. If you email a Fairmont State University student and get a bounced email, please do one of the following.

System availability August 1 and 2

Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:00am -- by Joanie Raisovich

Due to system maintenance, some web-based services, including Blackboard, may be intermittently unavailable August 1 and 2.

Update: As of 12:30 a.m., authentication to Blackboard was available again. Other web-based services may experience temporary unavailability through August 2.


We are also experiencing a Respondus outage that affects Respondus, Study Mate, and Lockdown browser. We have a ticket open with the Respondus help desk.

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