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Important Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it has created, the WV Higher Education Policy Commission has approved temporary modifications to qualify for and renew WV financial aid programs. Click here for more information or watch this recorded training outlining the modifications. Click here for information on ACT On-Campus testing (ACT residual testing) opportunities for 2020 PROMISE applicants.

College Application and Exploration Week

West Virginia's eleventh annual College Application and Exploration Week will be held across the state November 2-6, 2020. Registration is now open!

Check your school's FAFSA completion rate!

This year our goal is to hit a statewide FAFSA completion rate of 70% by May 15. Check the dashboard to see your school's progress toward the goal.


CFWV Resources

The College Foundation of West Virginia provides free downloadable materials to public and non-profit organizations working to advance college access and success in West Virginia. Learn more.

Txt 4 Success

The class of 2020 can now sign up to receive college tips and reminders via text message. Students can also text us at any time for college help, and a college access advisor will respond. Click here to sign up to receive texts.

FAFSA Guardianship Booklet

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

Virtual Financial Aid Presentation

Have financial aid questions?  Watch this virtual Financial Aid 101 presentation for more detailed information.

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

To learn about upcoming events, including counselor trainings and college fairs, please visit our Community Calendar.

Counselor Financial Aid Workshops

Financial aid workshops for counselors are scheduled in September 2020. Check out the dates and locations.