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Student Success Summit

The 2023 Student Success Summit was held July 12th and 13th at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center located in Charleston, WV. The Student Success Summit is a collaborative event focusing on creating seamless and supportive lifelong learning systems for our state's students.

First-Generation College Celebration

Colleges and universities across West Virginia celebrate successes of first-generation students.

College Application and Exploration Week

Register to participate in College Application and Exploration Week.

College Day Tour

Representatives from West Virginia's colleges and universities hit the road in September and October as part of West Virginia's annual "College Day Tour." Register now to print a personal barcode that college representatives can scan.

Champion of College Access and Success

Thirty-eight high schools across West Virginia recognized for strong efforts to help students plan for education or training after graduation. Principals and counselors receive 'Champion of College Access and Success' Awards.

School of Excellence Award

Ravenswood High School receives American College Application Campaign's School of Excellence Award.


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.

#BetterFAFSA Info and Toolkit

The 2024-2025 FAFSA includes unprecedented changes to how students and families apply for federal student aid and how we determine eligibility, giving students a better and simpler experience with the FAFSA form.

CFWV Event Outreach

Request CFWV at your event. Click here to register.

Txt 4 Success

The class of 2024 can now sign up to receive college tips and reminders via text message by texting "CFWV" to 304-912-CFWV(2398) to enroll. Students can also text us for college help, and a college access advisor will respond.

Teach WV

"Grow your own pathway" into the teaching profession. TeachWV can help you define your unique path.

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.

Veterans Resources

West Virginia is a Yellow Ribbon state. Learn more about the available resources for veterans.

Higher Education Outreach

Ready-made social media & marketing materials for colleges, universities, high schools & partners across West Virginia promoting West Virginia's state-sponsored financial aid programs that offer more than $100 million per year to support students pursuing postsecondary education. Additional resources cover campus mental health & apprenticeship opportunities.

Value of College

In West Virginia, college is possible - and necessary. It's estimated that 70% of West Virginia's future job openings will require more than a high school diploma. 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.