Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
610-436-3311



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DPS Announcements
  • Online Parking Permit Sales Now Open. Purchase Online

    Pick up or Purchase Permits in Person
    Monday through Friday, 8am to 2pm

    Garage Semester Parking Passes
    Visit the Chestnut Street Garage Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm.

  • Spring 2015 Garage Semester Pass Sales
    Garage Semester Pass Application
    Semester parking passes are available now at the Chestnut Street Garage. Call 610-436-9689 to purchase.
    Semester parking passes will be available at the Sharpless Garage office on the following dates:
    • Monday 12/8/2014 thru Friday 12/12/2014 between the hours of 8am and 5pm.
    • Tuesday 1/20/2015 thru Saturday 1/24/2015 between the hours of 8am and 5pm.
    • Please come to the Parking Services Office at the People’s Building to pick up an application for your semester pass, or fill it out onsite at the Garages.
    • For pricing and more information, visit: http://www.wcupa.edu/dps/parking.asp
  • WCU RideShare
    Start or join a carpool!
  • WCU Bicycle Use Pledge Program
    Check it out for a great discount on a new bicycle!
Message From The Chief
Chief The mission of the West Chester University Department of Public Safety (WCUDPS) is to maintain a safe, orderly and inviting environment for our students, employees and guests to study, work and enjoy all of what the university has to offer. WCUDPS pursues this mission within the framework of the University’s Strategic Plan objectives of Academics, Enrichment, Sustainability, Diversity and Engagement. This is done by protecting life and property, enforcing all laws and university regulations, preventing and detecting crime, and apprehending and prosecuting violators.

For all emergencies occurring on campus; Contact the Department of Public Safety at 610-436-3311 or dial campus extension 3311.

For all on campus parking questions and or concerns; Contact the Parking Services at 610-436-3345.

Use any of the campus Emergency Phones. These are located in every parking facility as well as inside and outside of may academic and residential buildings. Simply push the button and they automatically dial to the Public Safety Communications Center.

For all emergencies occurring off campus; Dial 911