WVU Extension Service


The Extension Human Resources office provides comprehensive federal benefits counseling and general counseling for WVU benefits. Below is a list of useful links. For WVU information visit the WVU Human Resources Benefits Office website. Also, see Additional Programs and Benefits available to WVU employees. Or, for basic questions try visiting our Benefits FAQs page.

State Benefits – (available to all benefits-eligible employees)

TIAA-CREF Retirement
Mountaineer Flexible Benefits
Public Employees’ Insurance Agency (PEIA) Health Insurance
PEIA Life Insurance amd Legal Services
U.S. Savings Bonds
WVU Employees’ Federal Credit Union

Federal Benefits – (current Extension faculty who held USDA Federal Schedule A appointments through January 31, 2003)

Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS)
Federal Employees Retirement System
Federal Employees’ Group Life Insurance (FEGLI)
Federal Employees’ Health Benefits (FEHB)
Federal Long Term Care Insurance (LTC)
Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)

WVU Graduate Assistants

Graduate Assistant Health Insurance – (available to students in graduate assistant positions)


Acronyms for Direct Deposit Benefits Deductions Per Pay Cycle