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Distance Education

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Distance Education

Address:
Business and Public Management Center
5th Floor
50 Sharpless Street
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone: 610-436-2948
Fax: 610-436-2189
Email: DistanceEd@wcupa.edu


Distance Education Support
Phone: 610-436-3373
Email: DistanceEd@wcupa.edu

Student Resources

University Administrative Services

  • Registrar
    Obtain forms and transcripts, academic calendar, transfer credits, graduation information, and more.
  • Bursar Office
    The Bursar Office can address questions about your tuition, fee schedules, a bill, refund checks, and more.
  • Financial Aid
    All information on loans, types of aid, how to activate your account, paying your bill, and more.
  • Military (Veteran's Center)
    Military benefits, such as tuition, aid, and payments.
  • Bookstore
    The Bookstore will walk you through what books or materials you need to buy for your specific classes.

Distance Education Administrative Services

  • State Authorizations
    Important information for non-Pennsylvania residents considering an online academic program at WCU.
  • Online Education Complaint Process
    In compliance with U.S. Congressional House Rule and U.S. Department of Education rules, an institution offering distance education must provide its students or prospective students with contact information for filing complaints.

Academic Support

Technical Support

  • IT Help Desk
    The IT Help Desk is the primary point of contact for computer-related inquiries and problems, such as password changes, RamCloud issues, software downloads for students, and more.
  • D2L Technical Support
    Technical support contact information for students experiencing problems with the Desire2Learn (D2L) learning management system.
  • D2L Documentation Library for Students
    To learn how to get started in D2L, please visit the Documentation Library and select the Students tab.
  • Technical Requirements and Considerations
    Students need particular hardware and software to successfully participate in our online programs. The sections below list minimum computer hardware, software, and computer skills.

Online Services

  • Webmail
    Once you are registered for a course, you will have a WCU email address. Please note that you are required to use your University email address. This is how your teacher and the University will communicate with you.
  • myWCU
    Personal student information page regarding class schedules, financial aid, announcements, and other items.
  • Online Student Orientation
    Students taking online courses are required to take the Online Student Orientation before the course's start date.
  • Examity
    Instructions on how to setup and use the online exam proctoring service used by some distance courses.
  • D2L
    Login to the University's online learning management system.
  • eLearnReady
    Use this student survey to gauge your readiness level for taking online courses.