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Summer BOOST

Summer BOOST is a program designed to help currently enrolled students at WVU increase their cumulative GPA and earn course credit during the summer term. This program will provide students with resources that will help in academic success. Upon successful completion of the program requirements (listed below), students are eligible for a stipend. In-state students can earn up to 30% of university tuition. Out-of-state students can earn up to 40% of university tuition.

Students must be enrolled in a regular summer term course (between May 13th and August 2nd, 2024).

Maymester course sections are not supported through this program. 

Students must meet ONE of the following eligibility requirements to be admitted to the program:

  • Overall GPA below 2.5

  • Repeating a course with previous D/F grade (no W), or

  • Failing to meet eligibility for need or merit-based aid

How to Apply:
Students who are interested in the Summer BOOST program should contact their academic adviser.  Your academic advisor will review your academic record to determine if you meet the criteria above and submit your eligibility decision. 

Program Requirements for Tuition Stipend

The tuition stipend for Summer BOOST participants is equivalent to 30% of university tuition for in-state students and 40% for out-of-state students for the summer 2024 term. Other charges such as college tuition and university fees are not calculated in the tuition stipend once the program is completed.

 

The following actions are required for tuition stipend consideration:

  • Be admitted to the Summer BOOST program for 2024
  • Earn a C or better in all attempted courses in the summer 2024 term
  • Enroll in courses at WVU for the Fall 2024 term

Students completing the requirements for the stipend will have receive a credit to their student account.  All stipend awards (regardless of course dates) will be processed approximately two weeks AFTER final grades are released in August. 

Benefits of the Program

Students can focus and have an opportunity to improve grades, increase overall GPA, and meet benchmarks necessary for need and merit-based aid. 

Other benefits include:

  • Students can take part in smaller, more intensive classes.
  • Students can utilize success coaches, tutors, and workshops to help improve academic performance.
  • Students on academic suspension can potentially raise their CGPA sufficiently to return to WVU for the upcoming fall term.
  • Students who earn a C or better in each attempted course and enroll at WVU for the Fall 2024 term, are eligible for a tuition stipend to be applied as a credit to the student account.

Important Notes For Participants

  • Students should contact their academic adviser to begin the program admission process.
  • Student must pay summer tuition before courses begin.
  • Courses during summer sessions are typically either 3 or 6 weeks long. It is your responsibility to check the times and dates for courses when registering.
  • All courses must be degree pursuant to be eligible for the program.
  • All program admissions decisions will be emailed to MIX accounts.
  • Stipends will not be credited to student accounts until approximately TWO weeks after final grades are released in August.

Application Process

  • Connect with your academic advisor to express interest in this program.
  • The academic adviser will review your academic record to determine eligibility.
  • You will receive notification of your decision to your MIX email.

Please review the application due dates below.

Class Start Date Application Due Date
May 13, 2024 May 10, 2024
June 3, 2024 May 31, 2024
June 24, 2024 June 21, 2024
July 15, 2024 July 12, 2024

For questions or comments, please contact 304-293-5804 or SummerBOOST@mail.wvu.edu