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Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program


    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to 49 C.F.R. part 26, that West Virginia University Research Corporation and West Virginia University have established an overall program goal of 4% for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation in contract opportunities resulting from projects funded in whole or in part by the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), Federal Transit Administration (FTA) for federal fiscal years 2019-2021.  This goal can be met through a race neutral method. 

     It is the policy of the West Virginia University Research Corporation and West Virginia University to ensure that Disadvantaged Business Enterprises shall have an equal opportunity to receive and participate in DOT/FTA assisted contracts.

     A description of how this goal was determined and a copy of the DBE Plan are available at the WVU Procurement Office, One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV between the hours of 8:15 AM and 4:45 PM, Monday through Friday or on our web site at

     Public comments on this goal will be accepted for thirty (30) days from the date of this notice. Written comments regarding the goal should be addressed to:

     WVU Procurement, Contracting & Payment Services
    Attn: Eva Hajian, DBE Coordinator
    PO Box 6024
    WV  26506


    A meeting for consultation on this goal can be arranged by request.  To arrange for a meeting or for further information, contact: Eva Hajian, DBE Coordinator, at (304) 293-5152.