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High School ACCESS Students

WVU Potomac State College offers college courses in high schools within our region. The ACCESS Program is a great way for students to get a head start on their college career.


To enroll in the High School ACCESS Early College Program, you must meet the following requirements:


High School Juniors and Seniors:

  • Be a high school or home-schooled junior or senior during the semester when the desired course is offered.
  • Hold a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Some courses require students to complete a mathematics or English placement test.

To Apply for ACCESS Courses:

Step 1: Apply for admission


Classes begin on January 10, 2022

Step 2: Provide an official high school transcript


  • Your high school counselor can provide that transcript to us.

ACCESS Tuition:

  • Tuition for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 courses will be $25/credit hour or $75 for a three-credit course.


After Completing the Application Process:

Prepare to be a WVU Potomac State College Student

 

All admitted WVU students get a unique set of credentials to access systems like Portal, MIX email, eCampus and  STAR. Go to login.wvu.edu 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. 


   Instructions: 

 

Submit Payment

How to View/Print Your Bill


  1. Log into https://portal.wvu.edu using your WVUID username and password.
  2. Once logged in, click on the “PAY YOUR BILL HERE!”  button. This will take you to WVU MyAccount. 
  3. Click on the "My Account" tab in the top of the Home screen and select "Statements"from the drop-down menu. 
  4. The next page will initially say "You have no billing statement at this time." Please wait for a few seconds while the "On Demand Statement" button loads.
  5. Click on the " On Demand Statement”button
  6. In the next window, choose the semester for which you want to access your billing statement from the “Term” drop-down menu.
*An On Demand Statement is up-to-date as of the moment it is generated. If you would like to have a copy of your statement before closing out of the window, you can print or save it as a PDF.

Paying Your Bill Online

Students/parents/guardians can electronically make a payment through the STAR system by credit card or an electronic check by logging into the student’s WVU Portal account. The system is available nearly 24 hours a day and all payments are posted in real-time. Online payment is secure, fast, and easy!  



  1. Log into https://portal.wvu.edu using your WVUID username and password.
  2.  Once logged in, click on the “PAY YOUR BILL HERE!”  button.

If you are experiencing trouble with making a payment, or are interested in finding out more about payment plan options, submit an online request at hub.wvu.edu/contact

Paying By Mail

All payments should be mailed to:


Office of Student Accounts
WVU Potomac State College 
101 Fort Avenue
Keyser, WV  26726


Please be sure to include your WVU ID number on the memo line of check.  Your WVU ID number is provided in the enclosed letter. 


If you are experiencing trouble with making a payment, or are interested in finding out more about payment plan options, submit an online request at hub.wvu.edu/contact


Purchase Books


The PSC bookstore’s website carries all of the books required for the ACCESS program and has a number of different formats to choose from including: new, used, digital and rented textbooks. Depending on the format you choose you can save between 25% - 50% over the cost of a new book. 


Ordering Books from the PSC Website

The Potomac State College Bookstore carries a wide selection of new or used books, digital, and rental textbooks.  

  • Visit www.wvupotomac.bncollege.com .
  • The top of the page will say Potomac State College of West Virginia University Bookstore.
  • Click on "Textbooks". 
  • From the drop-down boxes, you will enter course information.
  • Enter all courses if you are taking more than one.
  • When you have finished adding courses, click on "Find Course Materials".
  • This will bring up Your Course Materials, listing the class information you entered and showing any books required for each class.
  • Choose your preferred textbook format and add items to shopping cart.
  • Continue the checkout process with payment and shipping information and SUBMIT THE ORDER.
  • You will receive e-mail confirmation that the order has been received, and further e-mails as the order is complete

All books are also available for purchase or rental at the Potomac State College Bookstore on our campus.  The store accepts cash, personal check, credit or debit card, and Barnes&Noble gift cards as payment. Regular store hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


If you need assistance, please contact us through e-mail on the website, e-mail to MPMurphy@mail.wvu.edu, or call 304-788-6908.


Enrollment Authorization Form


High school students taking on-campus courses should complete the Enrollment Authorization form

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