All teacher candidates (Graduate and Undergraduate) must apply for graduation in the Enrollment Services Offices. The fee and application are required to receive the degree even if the candidate does not plan to attend Commencement services.
Documents to apply for teacher certification can be found on the West Virginia Department of Education site.
The fee is $35 and must be paid online to the West Virginia Department of Education.
Teacher candidates will need to send a copy of the payment and will need to request an official transcript from the Fairmont State University Enrollment Services office to be sent to Joyce Rose, ED 345.
The West Virginia Department of Education requires a criminal background check to be completed by the West Virginia State Police and the FBI. The appointment for the background check can be scheduled at L1enrollment.com or by calling them at 855-766-7746. Related costs are also listed on their website.