All students must be admitted to West Virginia University prior to registration. The only exceptions are for visiting undergraduate students who can take a class with a guest pass or graduate-level professional development students. If you are not admitted or are unsure of your admission status, please call (800) 253-2762.

Students can pre-register using the STAR on-line registration system prior to the first day of the semester of classes. Students are not officially registered until all tuition and fees are paid. For more information on paying your bills go here.

STAR online registration

You can register for WVU classes on-line! Go to the WVU Portal and click on "WVU Star System."

The WVU on-line registration site offers many useful options. To use the site, you will need to log on with your User ID and Personal Identification Number (PIN).

To add/drop courses, you will also need a Term PIN. You must meet with your academic advisor at WVU to obtain your PIN and Term PIN. He/she will also help you in selecting courses to meet your academic goals.

Along with allowing you to register for WVU classes, the online registration site also provides these and many other useful features:

  • Apply for admission to WVU
  • Check the status of your WVU application
  • View your course schedule for an upcoming or past semester
  • View your unofficial transcript
  • View your midterm and final grades
  • Change your contact information/mailing address
  • View information about registration fees/financial aid

How to find out your new WVU ID

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Choose if you want to look up your WVU ID with your MIX account or with your social security number.

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Still having trouble? Contact the Help Desk at 304-293-4444 or 1-877-327-9260 (Toll Free). Explain that you are a WVU Online and Extended Campus student and have them talk you through your technical issue.

Registration Deadlines

Visit the Office of the University Registrar's web page for pre-registration dates and the WVU Calendar for term dates.

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