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


Admissions & Recruitment    
Bound for Success Bookstore      
Fairmont State University  
Falcon Center  
Office of Retention    
Residence Life    
Student Activities      
The Frank & Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center    
Academy for the Arts      
Career Development Center  
College of Science & Technology      
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

Weekend IT Maintenance; Outages Expected

Fri, 09/26/2014 - 1:41pm -- by Karen Beal

IT will be performing important server maintenance this weekend, affecting the following:

Departmental shared drives (M: drive) will be unavailable from 6 p.m., Friday, September 26, 2014, until migration is complete.

U: drives will be unavailable beginning once the M: drive maintenance is complete.

These outages may continue until Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 6 p.m.

No other systems will be affected by this maintenance.

Blackboard and Big Blue Button outage

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 4:18pm -- by Joanie Raisovich

Update: Both systems are available again, as of 6:30.

We are currently experiencing an outage for Blackboard and Big Blue Button. Our hosting provider is aware of the situation, and they are working on the problem. The outage began around 4:05 this afternoon.

IT will post an update here when we have further details. 

Big Blue Button outage

Tue, 09/09/2014 - 1:06pm -- by Joanie Raisovich

We experienced a Big Blue Button outage from Friday evening on August 29 through the afternoon of September 2.

If you attempted to save a recording during this time window, there is a chance the recording was lost.

WVNET has made changes to the system to address the problem. Please contact the Teaching and Learning Commons at 304-367-4810 if you have questions.

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