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Parents and Families

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We have financial aid counselors available to assist with any questions 你 and 你r student may have about paying for college. We want 你r student to concentrate on succeeding in college – not how they are paying for it.

Talk to our 金融援助 Counselors
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Family E-Update

Parents or family members of current students can register to receive periodic updates and our periodic family email updates.

Register for Family E-Update
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Parent/Guest Portal

Potomac State is now offering a Parent/Guest Portal where students can grant parents or guests direct online access to relevant student record information including grade information, financial aid details and student account/billing information. 

Visit the Parent/Guest Portal

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学生 at West Virginia University and its divisional campuses benefit from the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. This Act was designed to protect the privacy of education records.

Learn more about 你r student's FERPA rights
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Division of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

West Virginia University Potomac State College is committed to the principle that all people should have access to the benefits of the College.

Check out what DEI is Doing on Our Campus
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Mental Health and Counseling Services

Our Mental Health and Counseling Services Center offers individual and group therapy and across-campus programs, activities and initiatives that seek to promote mental health awareness and de-stigmatize mental illness.

Learn more about our Mental Health Services
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Office of Accessibility Services

The Office of Accessibility Services (OAS) is dedicated to enhancing the education opportunities for students with temporary and permanent disabilities at West Virginia University and all of its campuses.

Learn more about the Office of Accessibility Services
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WVU has partnered with 巴恩斯 & 高贵的 to provide undergraduate students with rented course materials at a lower, flat-rate price before the first day of classes. 开始 on 7月22日, students will automatically be opted into the program for the fall semester and will start receiving emails from 巴恩斯 & 高贵的. 学生 can choose to opt out of the program until 8月. 30.

First Day® Complete

When 你r student becomes a Catamount, they’re part of our family. 我也是 你.


Maybe we can’t duplicate their favorite home-cooked meal, but we’ll make 你r student 宾至如归. Our dining centers serve up tasty, healthy dishes, including options for students with allergies. And with 5 residence halls to choose from, 你r student will find their perfect first home away from home. 

住房 options 餐厅的计划

Tools for success.

We’ll help 你r student make the transition to college and forge a path to their 梦想的工作. From tutoring and career exploration, we have it covered.

Academic Success Center Student Lingo (Online Workshops)


University Police patrol campus 24/7, and residence halls are staffed around the 时钟. When emergencies occur, WVU Alert distributes information quickly through text messaging and digital signage. 学生 also can download LiveSafe, an app that connects them to the help they need.

University Police LiveSafe for iOS LiveSafe for Android

Send hugs from home.

We want 你 to be able to connect with 你r student —surprise them with a Letter from 首页.

Download a printable Letter from 首页 template