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Virtual NSO Information

Be Sure to Watch Your Email

The morning of the virtual NSO you registered for, we will send you an email to access the event.

What Will I Do? 

During a virtual NSO, you will be taking the next steps to your future. You will get to hear from our Campus President and many other experts at WVU Potomac State College. Students will receive their fall schedule and can speak with an advisor about their major and schedule. Different departments will be available to help answer all your questions to prepare you for this next chapter in your life. And you can enjoy a virtual campus tour from the comfort of your home! 


We encourage you take advantage of all resources available to you during a virtual NSO event to achieve the full experience we hope to provide to you.

Haven't Registered Yet?

Select a date below that works best for you and register today!

Friday, April 9, 2021
Friday, April 16. 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021
Friday, May  14, 2021
Friday, June 18, 2021

Before You Participate in a virtual NSO - Claim Your Account

Prior to participating in a virtual NSO event, you will need to claim your account to have access to the WVU Portal. You do not need to complete this step if you have enrolled in ACCESS courses at any WVU campus and have already claimed your account.


You also will use the WVU Portal to access STAR and eCampus – very important online programs.  Through the Portal, you can send and receive emails, pay tuition and fees and access your student records, such as grades, financial aid details and student/billing information. We encourage you to check your email regularly for important information and deadline dates you will need for the start of the fall semester.

Follow These Steps to Claim Your Account:

Make it Official - Submit Your Photo ID

Upload your photo to  get your official WVU Potomac State College photo ID. Make sure to have your best smile on!

How am I Placed in Math and English Courses?

WVU Potomac State College is committed to student success. Our goal is to help students succeed academically and to progress toward graduation in a timely manner. With this in mind, students are placed into math and English courses based on prerequisites or placement scores. Students may place by ACT Math and English score, SAT Math and English score, scores on the ALEKS Math Assessment, scores on the ACCUPLACER Sentence Skills assessment. 


Learn more about placement testing 

Explore Campus – Virtually!

Take a virtual tour of your new home. Want to explore further? Enjoy a unique aerial tour of WVU Potomac State College.

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