Find your focus at ‘Discover Potomac State Day’ event

If you’re thinking about your college journey, or just want some information about the college experience, then you’ll want to attend West Virginia University (WVU) Potomac State College’s (PSC) upcoming Discover Potomac State Day event being held on Monday, November 12.

Individuals attending a Discover Potomac State Day event are encouraged to ask questions of our helpful faculty and staff, chat with our students, tour the campus, and find their niche while getting a glimpse of college life on WVU’s Keyser campus, located in the scenic Potomac Highlands of West Virginia. 

According to Beth Little, dean of Enrollment Management and University Relations, “Education past high school is more important in today’s economy than ever before.  Discover Potomac State Day allows potential students and their families to explore the possibilities that WVU’s campus in Keyser offers.”

Discover Potomac State Daywill kick off with registration and refreshments from 9-9:30 a.m. in the Church-McKee Arts Center.  The program begins at 9:30 a.m. with a welcome from the president.  Students and parents then move onto a Discovery Fair and Information Stations which are located around campus and include: the Academic Success Center, library services, classroom demonstrations, and recreational center activities, among others. 

Participants will learn more about our academic majors, student life activities including athletics, clubs, and more, as well as enjoy a complimentary lunch in our cafeteria.  Optional tours of our agriculture facilities and traditional residence halls will also be available.

Application reviews along with on-the-spot admission decisions will be made, so visitors are encouraged to bring their high school or college transcripts with them. Students who enroll during this event will be entered into a $500 tuition scholarship drawing.  Additionally, all student participants will have the opportunity to win a $500 Book Scholarship.

No matter where you are in your college exploration process, Potomac State will help you explore your options and discover your focus.

Although prior registration is not required, we do encourage registering in advance by visiting  For additional information regarding the event, contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 304.788.6820 or at  Potomac State College is part of the WVU System located on the Keyser campus.