Residence Life and
Housing Services

West Chester University

202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Schmidt Hall


Cable Television: Each room is wired for cable television. The cost of basic cable television is included in the rental price of the room.
Computer Facilities: There are 8 computers located in 200 Schmidt Hall.
Elevators: There are 2 elevators located in the center of the building.
Kitchenettes: There is 1 kitchenette located in the Lounge Area.
Laundry Rooms: There is 1 laundry room located in the basement.
Photocopiers: Located in the Lounge Area.
ResNet: ResNet is the computer network provided to students living on campus. ResNet is a student's access to the university network and the World Wide Web.
Study Rooms: There is a study room in the basement.
Television Lounges: There is 1 TV lounge, located on the Ground Floor Lounge Area.


Schmidt Hall was named for Gertrude Schmidt, a Music Professor & Administrator. The hall was built in 1970.

Hall Staff

Schmidt Hall employs a Resident Director, a Graduate Assistant, 8 Resident Assistants, and 7 Desk Assistants.

Ms. Leah Paulson Resident Director 610-436-2291
Mr. Terell Bennett Graduate Assistant 610-436-2291

Room Set Up

Schmidt Hall is set up in a typical residence hall layout with two students per room and community bathrooms. Schmidt Hall rooms are approximately 16' X 12' with a window measuring 46" high X 72" wide. There are two single beds with 80" mattresses in each room. The beds may be used as separate beds or as bunk beds. Each room also has two desks, desk chairs, dressers, wardrobes, and under-bed storage units. The furniture is moveable. All rooms have air conditioning units.

Contact Info

The phone number at the front desk of Schmidt Hall is: 610-436-2291

Click here to access the Schmidt Hall website


You will be issued a mailbox and combination when you check into your room. Mail is picked up from and delivered to the residence halls and apartments Monday through Saturday. There is no mail delivery on Sundays or holidays.

Please advise your family and friends to address mail to you as follows:

Student Name
Schmidt Hall Room Number
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383-8134