Receiving Your Aid

Respond to your award offer:

You will receive an award notification. Specific information relating to the various types of financial aid offered at WVU can be reviewed at our Types of Aid page. IMPORTANT: Some award types have additional requirements to be completed prior to aid disbursal. You must review the description of each aid type or contact our office with any questions you have. To avoid cancellation of certain award types, you must respond to the aid offer within 30 days through your STAR account or by returning the Award Letter if you are a first time freshman. Some aid types cannot be reinstated after being canceled or declined.

You may respond to your financial aid offer electronically by accessing the financial information on your STAR account. The procedure to do this electronically is:

1) Log on to your MIX account at
2) Click on STAR tab
3) Click on ‘Click Here to Enter STAR
4) Click on ‘Student Services, Housing, and Financial Aid’
5) Click on ‘Financial Aid’ tab
6) Click on ‘Award’
7) Click on ‘Award by Aid Year’
8) Select the appropriate aid year
9) Click on ‘Accept Award Offer’ tab