Features and resources

CPASS offers many resources and opportunities for students and faculty, to succeed in any one of our undergraduate, master's or doctoral programs. For those who prefer our online master's program, we welcome you to our college anytime you visit campus.

  • Tables and chairs in the active learning center with a mural as it's background

    Active learning

    The Steelcase Active Learning Center (ALC), features flexible workspaces designed for collaborative learning and problem-solving. The physical space supports the use of mobile devices, distance learning technologies and other interactive features to facilitate a more fluid teaching and learning environment for both students and instructors.

  • The CPASS Office of Student Success

    Student success

    College can be challenging. The Office of Student Success is ready to help with many aspects to help students succeed with personal academic goals. Our staff engages students throughout their CPASS degree. Recruiting, transitioning, advising and monitoring success are just a few of the important services provided. Office of Student Success experts provide resume building and career path assistance. Appointments are encouraged.

  • A persons leg connected to biofeedback devices for a research project

    Research technology

    CPASS faculty and student researchers have access to assistive technology that allows for the capture of motion, movement and physical activity patterns. Some commonly used devices include advanced pedometers, accelerometers, biofeedback devices, tablets and audio-video recorders. College-based researchers can synthesize information from these devices with advanced data analysis software including SPSS, SAS and Nvivo.

  • A view outside the front door of CPASS

    Close to it all

    The Health and Education building is centrally located on the Evansdale campus, with the student recreation fields and recreation center a few steps from our front door. Multiple residence halls, cafes and two PRT stations are nearby. Meet friends in our comfortable lobby or personalized study areas or visit Evansdale Crossing for sweeping views of the campus. You can truly live, study, work, dine, and play all within minutes of our building.

  • View of a CPASS classroom

    Specialized classrooms

    CPASS contains a fitness and research lab, an active learning classroom, eight technology enhanced instructional rooms, a multipurpose room and three conference rooms ready to make your educational experience more innovative.

  • A view of CPASS's lobby

    Room to study

    Multiple study areas for individuals and small groups are located throughout the three story facility. The first floor features an inviting area with large windows sporting views of the soccer fields, walking track and glimpses of gold and blue PRT cars.

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    Constant connectivity

    Staying connected for news, happenings and up-to-the-minute notices are important to us. Wi-Fi connections are present throughout the building to help keep you current and ready to connect throughout your day. Information stations are also located on each floor to share the latest announcements and to alert students in case of an emergency.

  • A water station filling a bottle

    Ecofriendliness made easy

    WVU is committed to sustainability and the CPASS building reflects this mission. Boasting several ecofriendly filtered water stations on every floor, it’s easy to stay hydrated and healthy. Single-stream recycling receptacles are conveniently located throughout the building. We are also dedicated to reducing energy use and conserving energy when possible.

  • A view of the CPASS Weightroom

    Specialized fitness training

    The instructional fitness lab is equipped for hands-on training and is an optimal learning environment for the CPASS strength and conditioning classes. It is also utilized for CPASS Coaching and Performance Science program and WVU club sports.

  • View of CPASS's multipurpose room

    Fitness instruction rooms

    CPASS’ multipurpose gym provides 1,315 sq. ft. of instructional space. The space is utilized for research, Lifetime Activities, Athletic Coaching Education (ACE), Physical Education and Teaching Education (PETE) and WVU Club Sports. This area has an adjacent observation room.

  • A view from the counselor instruction lab

    Counselor training

    Sports and Exercise Psychology (SEP) helps students combine a passion for sports with an evidence-based approach to psychology. The counseling observation room provides private space to observe interaction. Documentation capabilities are available through equipment in the space.

  • View from inside the CATS lab

    Behavior lab

    Adjacent to the CPASS multipurpose gym, this lab offers observation opportunities with no impact on activities or research happening in the gym. Documentation capabilities are available through equipment in the space.

  • View of the athletic training lab

    Injury research lab

    The lab offers a unique chance to immediately observe and gain clinical experience in sport medicine. The lab is complete with an adjacent observation room with recording equipment.

  • The CPASS Research Wall displaying Damien Clements profile

    Promoting research

    The Dr. John and Kacey Gay Endowment provided support for research and teaching initiatives at CPASS. Visit the interactive research monitor, highlighting faculty research, presentations and leadership in the fields of physical activity, sport science and the business of sport.

  • The CPASS Wall of Honor and Hall of Fame infostations

    Honoring alumni and friends

    Discover the history of CPASS through interactive monitors in the main lobby. Read about donors and how they have provided support for student scholarships and building expansion. Learn more about outstanding graduates and how they credit WVU and CPASS mentors for their success in West Virginia and beyond.