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The journey to a bachelor’s degree begins in high school for many Mountaineers. You can enroll in WVU courses online, on campus, or on-site in many high schools around the state

Start Earning College Credits in High School

Welcome to the High School ACCESS Early College Program at West Virginia University

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Photo Credit: East Fairmont High School Dual Credit College Algebra Class. 

What you need to know about the HS ACCESS Early College Program

HS ACCESS covers classes throughout the whole state and contiguous states. Traditional high school students or home-schooled students are eligible to take our on-campus, online, and dual credit classes coordinated within the high school. Students who register through HS ACCESS are working with courses offered by the main WVU campus.  

The first step toward becoming an ACCESS student is to discuss your current academic goals and scheduling options with your parents and your high school guidance counselors.  
  • Are you a current high school or home-schooled Junior or Senior? 
  • Do you want to challenge yourself by getting a jump start on your college career and experience?
  • Do you currently hold a 3.0 cumulative grade point average?
  • Are you interested in variety of college-level courses that are delivered online, on-campus, or in your high school? 
If you answered 'YES' to any of these questions, then High School ACCESS is right for you. Click on the APPLY link to get started. 

Quick Facts:
  • Morgantown offers the flexibility of taking courses on campus, online, and within your high school.
  • HS ACCESS tuition for ALL students is only $75 per credit hour. 
  • WVU's accredited courses can be transferred to all other state institutions of higher learning. 
  • Courses will fulfill General Education Foundation (GEF) requirements. 
  • Taking HS ACCESS courses will help you to build micro-scholarship dollars on Raise.Me 

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Important Information For High School Facilitators: 

  • Please contact HS ACCESS for assistance with the WVU eCampus Blackboard system prior to the start of each semester. 
  •  You must obtain your personal WVU log-in credentials for the dual credit courses that you are teaching within your high school in order to log into the system to get started. 
  • Find Your WVU ID
    Students: If you don’t know your WVU ID, you can look it up by going to  Select the "Self Service Tools" tab, then click on "Forgot your WVU ID." 
  • 2019 ALEKS Math Placement Test: Click here for more information.  

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