Office of Service-Learning
& Volunteer Programs
West Chester University
Office Location: B 19 Killinger Hall
Mailing Address: 238 Sykes Union
West Chester, PA 19383
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is dedicated to community service, service-learning, and community engagement. In the 2012-2013 academic school year students performed 408,665 hours of service and raised over $100,000 for charity. Because of the University’s commitment to service they have been recipients of the following two awards:
"The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, annually highlights the role colleges and universities play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve."
The Carnegie Foundation Community
Engagement Classification for
Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships
West Chester University is part of 3% of colleges and universities nationwide that have received this award. The award honors our institutional focus on community engagement and exemplary exchange of knowledge and resources in a context of partnership and reciprocity with local communities. WCU received the award in 2010.