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Important Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the WV Higher Education Policy Commission has approved temporary modifications to qualify for (class of 2021) and renewal (2021-22) for WV financial aid programs.

2021 Champion of College Access and Success Awards

Sixteen high schools across West Virginia recognized for strong efforts to help students plan for college.

GEAR UP

West Virginia awarded $24 million federal " GEAR UP" college-readiness grant to support students over the next seven years

Resources

CFWV Resources

College for West Virginia provides free downloadable materials to public and non-profit organizations working to advance college access and success in West Virginia.

Txt 4 Success

The class of 2022 can now sign up to receive college tips and reminders via text message. Students can also text us for college help, and a college access advisor will respond.

Financial Aid Workshops 2021-22

We are hosting a series of webinars from now through April 2022 for students and families as they prepare for the college-going process. West Virginia's 2021-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series Schedule

FAFSA Completion

Use the dashboard to see your school's FAFSA completion rate.

FAFSA Guardianship Booklet

A guide to the FAFSA and Guardianship Process, provided by Legal Aid of West Virginia.

CFWV Quick Contact Guide

Students, families, and educators: Need financial aid or admissions contact information to one of WV's two- or four-year colleges or universities? Check out CFWV's Quick Contact Guide.

Value of College

In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. By 2020, more than half of all jobs in the state will require a postsecondary credential, demonstrating the importance of education and training beyond high school. To see how higher education looks in the state of West Virginia and in your county, click the image below.

Higher Education at a Glance

Upcoming Events

Community Calendar

Stay up to date with the Community Calendar to learn about upcoming events, including counselor trainings and college fairs.

Financial Aid Workshops

West Virginia's 2021-22 Statewide Financial Aid Workshop Series Schedule is now available.

Recorded webinars are also available.