State higher education systems provide financial aid
flexibilities for students amid ongoing campus changes related to
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it has created,
the WV Higher Education Policy Commission has approved temporary
modifications to the requirement for renewal for the 2020-21
academic year for WV financial aid programs. Click here for more information.
Or watch this recorded training outlining the
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.
Taking the Next Step: Campus Mental Health Virtual
Join the Jed Foundation and campus leaders from across WV to
learn best practices to address the mental health needs of college
students. Learn More.
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.
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.
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