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Fall 2022 and Spring 2023

Once you are admitted, closely monitor your MIX email via your WVU Portal. It is the primary mode of communication. Pay particularly close attention to emails from the WVU Hub because they usually pertain to important topics like financial aid and billing.


September 2021

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October 2021

  • October 1: Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) via the myStudentAid app (available in the Apple App Store or on Google Play) or via the Federal Student Aid FAFSA webpage. To receive the best financial aid offer available to you, complete your FAFSA by the March 1, 2022 priority deadline. If you are interested in any state or private aid programs, check with the agency for application and deadline information.
    • Although the priority deadline is March 1, the sooner you submit your FAFSA, the better! Sometimes additional information or documents are needed, so you want to have as much time as possible to take care of everything.
  • October 1: First-time freshmen who are West Virginia residents can submit the Promise Scholarship application. Additional information can be found on the West Virginia Promise Scholarship webpage.
  • Housing applications become available for living on campus. You must pay your academic deposit before you can apply for housing.
  • Room selection begins.
  • First-time freshmen should schedule ACT and/or SAT tests so scores can be received as early as possible. The goal is to ensure the most up-to-date test information is available on your WVU student record for scholarship consideration deadlines.
  • Monitor your Financial Aid Information and your MIX email via your WVU Portal for unsatisfied requirements which could prevent your financial aid offer.

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November 2021

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December 2021

  • Toward the beginning of December, financial aid offers begin to admitted, first-time freshmen with a valid FAFSA and no unsatisfied requirements that would prevent an aid offer.

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January 2022

  • January 24: For consideration for the Bucklew and Foundation Scholarships, incoming first-time freshmen who are residents of West Virginia should make sure they are admitted with their most recent high school transcripts and ACT and/or SAT test scores on file. If students are eligible to apply for the scholarships, they will be notified via email.

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February 2022

  • This is the last month to submit a FAFSA before the March 1 priority deadline to optimize financial aid eligibility.
  • This is the last month for first-time freshmen who are West Virginia residents applying for the Promise Scholarship to submit both the Promise application and FAFSA before the March 1 deadline.

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March 2022

  • March 1: Priority deadline to submit a FAFSA for consideration for the best financial aid offer available to you.
  • March 1: Deadline for first-time freshmen who are West Virginia residents to apply for the Promise Scholarship by submitting both the Promise application and FAFSA.
  • By the end of the month, financial aid offers begin to continuing students with a valid FAFSA and no unsatisfied requirements that would prevent an aid offer.

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April 2022

  • Use the Plan for Your Cost Your Way planner to plan for your estimated costs for the upcoming fall and spring. The planner allows students and families to input their information to determine potential costs. Find the planner on our Cost & Resource Planner webpage.

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May 2022

  • May 1: Academic deposit payment due for incoming, new students for fall.
  • May 16: Students can begin reserving their books using financial aid (if aid is more than institutional charges) through the bookstore programs.
  • Parents of dependent undergraduates interested in a Parent PLUS Loan or graduate/professional students interested in a Graduate PLUS Loan may apply on the Federal Student Aid website for the upcoming academic year.

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June 2022

  • June 1: Admission deadline for most institutional scholarships for incoming, first-time freshmen. Students who meet the admission deadline will also be considered for scholarships (or increases to scholarships if applicable) based on submission of new high school transcripts or ACT/SAT scores if the information is updated on their WVU student record by June 1, 2022. Test scores are automatically processed when sent to WVU. However, for High School GPA changes, students must work with their WVU Admissions Counselor. High School GPA changes are not processed automatically. Visit our Scholarships webpage for more information on institutional scholarships.
  • June 29: Last day to select a meal plan before it defaults to the Go 13 plan (for students living on the Morgantown campus).
  • First-time Direct Loan borrowers (Subsidized, Unsubsidized, and/or Graduate PLUS loans) must complete a Master Promissory Note (a.k.a. MPN or Loan Agreement) and Entrance Counseling on the Federal Student Aid website.

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July 2022

  • July 1: Appeal priority deadline for fall for students not maintaining satisfactory academic progress standards for financial aid eligibility.
  • July 4: The WVU Hub is closed due to a University holiday.
  • On or around July 5: Fall charges available online for students through their WVU MyAccount and parents or guests through WVU MyAccount (if the student has given them Authorized User access to their WVU MyAccount billing information).
  • On or around July 5: July billing notifications (the first to include fall charges) sent to MIX email for students who owe a balance.
  • July 15: Deadline for Transfer Scholarship consideration for students who are transferring to the WVU Morgantown, Beckley, or Keyser campuses as an incoming, undergraduate-level, first-time transfer student coming to one of WVU's campuses for the first time from another institution outside of the WVU System. Visit our Scholarships webpage for more information on transfer scholarships.

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August 2022

  • August 1: Payment due for July billing notifications (minus authorized aid if it is ready to disburse).
  • August 2: Late payment fees assessed on past due balances of $200 or more (from July billing notifications and including all prior semester balances). More information available on our Billing webpage.
  • On or around August 3: August billing notifications sent to MIX email for students who owe a balance.
  • August 4: Last day students can reserve books through the bookstore programs (if aid is more than institutional charges).
  • August 7: Financial aid disburses as payment toward fall charges.
  • August 12: Students who reserved their books using financial aid through the bookstore programs can begin picking them up.
  • August 17: First day of classes!
  • August 23: Last day to add/drop full-semester classes for fall.
  • August 26: Last day that students who reserved their books using financial aid through the bookstore programs can pick up their books (or perform returns/exchanges).

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September 2022

  • September 1: Payment due by 4:45 p.m. (Eastern) for August billing notifications.
  • September 1: After 4:45 p.m. (Eastern) late payment fees assessed on past due balances of $200 or more (from August billing notifications and including all prior semester balances). More information available on our Billing webpage.
  • September 5: The WVU Hub is closed due to a University holiday.

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