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Feb. 4, 2011
WVU Parkersburg to waive graduation fee for Spring 2011 semester in celebration of 50th anniversary.
CONTACT: Anthony Underwood, vice president for student services, 304-424-8209.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
West Virginia University at Parkersburg is waiving the graduation fee for students eligible to graduate in May 2011.
In celebration of the college’s 50th anniversary, the $25 graduation fee is being waived for the Spring 2011 semester.
“This is a way for WVU Parkersburg to encourage qualified students to apply for graduation in the college’s 50th year of providing higher education opportunities,” Anthony Underwood, vice president for student services, noted.
Students who have already paid the fee will receive a refund or have the funds applied toward any outstanding account balances, Underwood added.
As a result of the fee waiver, the deadline to apply to graduate has been moved to March 4 from Feb. 18. Students should contact the college’s Records Office to submit an application for graduation.
Spring Commencement is Saturday, May 14.
For additional information, contact:
(304-424-8203 - Office)