201 Carter Drive, Suite 100
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610.436.2800
Fax: 610.436.3464

Applying & Interviewing at WCU

Some helpful hints when applying to West Chester University:
Watch the 4 minute tutorial and learn how to apply for a position at WCU.
Have your resume and cover letter completed and in a word or pdf document before you start filling out the online application.

Where to Park when coming to campus:
If you have an interview on campus, Human Resources can issue you a Day Parking Pass to park on campus. To obtain a parking pass, come to the Office of Human Resources before your interview 201 Carter Drive, Suite 100 (off of Matlack Street) Directions to HR. You will need your automobile's license number, make and model.

What to expect when you come in for an interview:
Interviews are held on campus usually in the department that you applied to. (WCU Campus Map) If you were informed that your interview includes a typing test, you will first arrive at the Office of Human Resources at 201 Carter Drive, Suite 100 (off of Matlack Street) Directions to HR

Typing test details:
If the position you applied for requires a typing test, you will take the typing test in the Human Resource Office thirty minutes before your interview. Unfortunately, if you do not pass the typing test you do not move on to the interview.

  • 40 words per minute
  • 5 minute test
  • 3 minute warm-up pre-test in order to get comfortable with the keyboard, typing style, etc.
  • Practice your typing skills here (Requires Java 1.1 or higher). Your typing results Net Speed should = 40+ wpm, which factors errors.


West Chester University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer institution committed to extending equality to all individuals regardless of age, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, ancestry, veteran status and other protected class status. Any individual having suggestions, problems, complaints or grievances with regard to equal opportunity Affirmative Action or Accommodation is encouraged to contact The Director of Social Equity. 1315 University Avenue, West Chester PA 19383. 610-436-2433.