WVSU hosts On-the-Spot Decision Day for Applicants Saturday

Contact: Dr. Donna M. Simon
(304) 766-3363
Feb. 19, 2013
WVSU hosts On-the-Spot Decision Day for Applicants Saturday

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – Immediate admission decisions will be available to students interested in attending West Virginia State University (WVSU) in the fall of 2013 during On-the-Spot Decision Day, Saturday, Feb. 23.

Designed for both first-time freshman and transfer students, the event will begin at 11 a.m. in the Wilson University Union and will feature presentations on admissions and financial aid. Tours of the Institute campus will also be available to prospective WVSU students during On-the-Spot Decision Day.

 Applications that are completed will be reviewed by WVSU Admissions staff and decisions will be provided individually throughout the event.

The event is being held on a Saturday to accommodate as many students and family members as possible.
To receive an on-the-spot decision, students must complete a WVSU application for admission and provide ACT or SAT scores, as well as high school or college transcripts, as appropriate. 

“WVSU hosted its first On-the-Spot Decision Day last fall and there was a great response from students,” said Katherine McCarthy, vice president for Enrollment and Student Affairs.   “We understand that students are busy, and this event, on a Saturday, is a good opportunity for them to get as much done in a short amount of time as they can.”

Refreshments will be provided.

Following the completion of On-the-Spot Decision Day, those attending are invited to stay on campus to watch the Yellow Jackets men’s and women’s basketball teams face the University of Charleston. The women’s game begins at 2 p.m. while the men’s game begins at 4 p.m. Admission to the games is free for those attending On-the-Spot Decision Day.

For more information about On-the-Spot Decision Day, or to register online, go to www.wvstateu.edu/visit or call (304) 204-4345.
West Virginia State University is a public, land grant, historically black university, which has evolved into a fully accessible, racially integrated, and multi-generational institution, located in Institute, W.Va. As a “living laboratory of human relations,” the university is a community of students, staff, and faculty committed to academic growth, service, and preservation of the racial and cultural diversity of the institution. Its mission is to meet the higher education and economic development needs of the state and region through innovative teaching and applied research.
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