YOUR ADMISSION:
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First-time Students:

    1. Apply for Admission
      • When you get to the Confirmation Page at the end of the application, there will be a link you can click on to immediately fill out a short scholarship application.
      • If you need a paper copy of the Admission or Scholarship application contact the Center for Student Services at 304-424-8310.

    2. If you have graduated from high school or an accredited homeschool program, such as Penn Foster, request that your transcripts be mailed to WVU Parkersburg.
      • If you completed the GED, or TASC please send official test scores to WVU Parkersburg. These scores must be sent from an accredited institution or source recognized by the United States Department of Education or the State of West Virginia.
      • If you completed a non-accredited homeschool program please contact the Center for Student Services to determine what documents are needed.

      These transcripts must be sent directly from issuing institution to our Admissions Office.

      Mail to:
      WVU Parkersburg Admissions Office
      300 Campus Drive
      Parkersburg, WV 26104

  • If you’ve taken the ACT or SAT within the past year, request your official test scores be sent directly to the WVU Parkersburg.

  • Make an appointment to register and complete your orientation, or simply visit our offices during regular scheduled hours.


  • Transfer Students:

      1. Apply for admission

        • When you get to the Confirmation Page at the end of the application, there will be a link you can click on to immediately fill out a short scholarship application.
        • If you need a paper copy of the Admission or Scholarship application contact the Center for Student Services at 304-424-8310.

      2. If you have not earned an associate degree from a regionally accredited college or university, request your high school transcripts, GED or TASC, or homeschool transcript be mailed to WVU Parkersburg. Note: If you completed a non-accredited homeschool program please contact the Center for Student Services to determine what documents are needed.
      3. These transcripts must be sent directly from issuing institution to our Admissions Office.

        Mail to:  
        WVU Parkersburg Admissions Office
        300 Campus Drive
        Parkersburg, WV 26104

      4. If you have attended any other college, please contact the record or registrar’s office at that institution to request your official transcripts. Official transcripts must be mailed directly from the issuing institution.

      5. If you’ve taken the ACT or SAT within the past year, request your official test scores be sent directly to the WVU Parkersburg.

      6. Make an appointment to register and complete your orientation, or simply visit our offices during regular scheduled hours.



    YOUR CHECKLIST:
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      Through our New Student Orientation, we will guide you through the required steps to become a registered student in just one visit. New Student Orientation is on demand and will take less than two hours to complete.


      Contact the Center for Student Services in Parkersburg at (304) 424-8310 or the Jackson County Center in Ripley at (304) 372-6992 to make an appointment to register and complete your Orientation, or simply visit our offices during regularly scheduled hours.

    • Summer semester, Monday through Friday 8am – 2pm
    • Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday 8am – 4pm, Friday 8am – 2pm




    Orientation Itinerary

    • Apply for Admission

    • Meet with a Financial Aid Counselor to discuss your Financial Aid status

    • Watch a series of short college resource videos including how to setup your student email and your OLSIS account.

    • Meet with an academic advisor in our Professional Advising Center to register for your classes.

    • Return to the Center for Student Services to obtain a student ID (photo ID will be required).

    • Meet with the Business Office to discuss payment arrangements and purchase your parking pass.



    YOUR FINANCIAL AID
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    • The FAFSA is accessible at the link above on October 1 of each year for the following academic year. To ensure your FAFSA is forwarded to West Virginia University at
      Parkersburg, be sure to list our federal school code (003828) on your FAFSA.
    • In order to submit your FAFSA, you (and your parent if you are a dependent student under 24 yrs. old) will need to sign it with your FSA ID. The FSA ID will be used each year to electronically sign your FAFSA when applying for financial aid.
      • If you and/or your parent do not have a FSA ID, you can each apply for one by visiting the FSA ID website .
    • The deadline for complete the FASFA for the PROMISE scholarship is March 1.

    • The deadline for completing the FAFSA for the WV Higher Education Grant is April 15.

    Scholarships:

    • The scholarship application is available online through OLSIS under Student Records. A paper copy of the application is available at the Center for Student Services

    To learn more about costs, financial aid, or scholarships contact our Office of Student Financial Assistance:

    • Phone: 304.424.8310
    • Email: finaid@wvup.edu




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