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to Start Your Journey

LET'S GO. #pscbound

Now that you’ve received official notification of your acceptance, it’s time to get down to business. Just follow the steps below:

  1. Accept Our Offer of Admission

    Take the first step and confirm your acceptance to Potomac State College. 
    Confirm Admission Offer
  2. Log Into WVU Portal

    All WVU students, faculty and staff get a unique set of credentials to access systems like Portal, MIX email, eCampus and STAR. Go to to claim your account, receive your username and create your password. This is also where you’ll go to change your password or manage your account in the future.


    • Claim your account
    • Change your password
  3. Visit Campus

    To do our part to prevent further spread of COVID-19, we have postponed all on-campus visits. Our Admissions Counselors and Financial Aid Counselors are still available to help you with any questions or concerns you may have during this time.
    Visit Potomac State College Campus
  4. Find and Apply for Scholarships

    Students who have completed the admissions process by the July 1 for Fall 2020 scholarship deadline receive priority consideration for Potomac State College scholarships.  
    Find Scholarships
  5. File the FAFSA

    The FAFSA is available  October 1. Submit your FAFSA before  March 1 for priority consideration for all aid programs.  Use the WVU FAFSA school code:  003827
    File the FAFSA 
  6. Pay the Housing Deposit and Submit the Housing Application

    • Log in at to begin the housing application.
    • Submit the housing deposit. Select your residence hall and your room.
    • Complete all required steps of the housing application.
    • Check your MIX email address frequently for important information from Housing and Residence Life.
    Apply for Housing 
  7. Choose a Dining Plan

    • Log in at
    • Residence hall students should wait at least 48 hours after selecting a room to log in.
    • In the menu at left, click on  Add Dining Plan.
    • Select the desired plan. 
    Choose a Dining Plan
  8. Register for and Attend New Student Orientation

    Orientation sessions begin in April and end in early August. Register for a date as soon as possible.    
    Register for New Student Orientation 
  9. Pay Your Bill

    All invoicing is electronic. Fall 2020 bills will be available in the WVU Portal in early July. Log in at and make the following selections:
    • STAR Student Services & Housing Student Accounts Electronic Bill by Term/Make Payment.
    • Then select term and pay your bill.
    • Video instructions are available at  
    Pay Your Bill 
  10. Move In – You're Home

    The first day of classes for the Fall 2020 semester is Wednesday, August 19. Additional info will be sent to your  MIX email address, so please check it regularly.  

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