Residence Life and
Housing Services

West Chester University

202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19383

Tyson 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 218.
Elevators: There are 2 elevators located in the center of the building.
Kitchenettes: There is 1 kitchenette located on the first floor in the back lobby.
Laundry Rooms: There is 1 laundry room located on each floor in each 18 wing.
Photocopiers: Located on the first floor.
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: Tyson Hall does not have study rooms. Most residents study in the large lobbies located on each floor.
Television Lounges: There are 2 TV lounges, both located on the first floor.


Tyson Hall was named for S. Elizabeth Tyson, an Assistant Professor of English. The hall was built in 1962.

Hall Staff

Tyson Hall employs a Resident Director, a Graduate Assistant, 12 Resident Assistants, and 7 Desk Assistants.

Mr. Lance Collier Resident Director 610–436–2412
Ms. Susan Perls Graduate Assistant 610–436–2412

Room Set Up

Tyson Hall is set up in a typical residence hall layout with two students per room and community bathrooms. Tyson Hall rooms are approximately 15'10"X 10'5" with 2 windows each measuring 70" high X 40" wide. Each room is equipped with two beds with 80" mattresses, desks, chairs, dressers and closets. A mirror is mounted over the dresser that is between the two closets. Shelf units are provided for each desk. The beds, desks, and two dressers are moveable. All rooms have air conditioning units.

Contact Info

The phone number at the front desk of Tyson Hall is: 610-436-2412

Click here to access the Tyson 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
Tyson Hall Room Number
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383-8105