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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

    • Go to and click on Claim Account.
    • Enter your name, date of birth and the WVU ID provided on your WVU Potomac State College acceptance letter.
    • You will then receive the information needed to access the WVU Portal.
    Log into the WVU Portal 
  3. Submit Additional Documents

    If you were admitted based on unofficial transcripts or transcripts that did not show your final grades and graduation, you will need to provide final official documents to the Office of Enrollment Services.
  4. Pay your I-901 SEVIS Fee and Apply for Student Visa

    Find out more at

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  5. Take a virtual tour of campus

    If you are able to do so, come visit our campus. If you are unable to visit campus, all is not lost, take a virtual tour!
    Visit Potomac State College Campus
  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 Classes

    Contact our Academic Services Coordinator to register for your classes. You may need to complete placement testing in English and math when you arrive on campus.
  9. Pay Your Bill

    All invoicing is electronic. Fall 2018 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 2018 semester is Wednesday, August 15. Additional info will be sent to your  MIX email address, so please check it regularly. Student Services Day events will be held prior to the start of classes. At these events you may obtain your student ID, talk to an academic advisor, change your course registration, and get student account questions answered. 

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