Students attending classes at WCU’s Philadelphia Site will have access to the multiple library resources on the West Chester campus. For information about accessing materials, please visit the library's special online resource site.
eLearning and Outreach Librarian
WCU students at the Philadelphia site should follow WCU procedures for requesting accommodations for disabilities in accordance with OSSD procedures. Please refer to the OSSD website for further information.
West Chester University representatives take student photos at PASSHE Center City during Orientation each semester. Photo ID cards which identify students attending West Chester University in Center City Philadelphia will be issued shortly thereafter. This card is needed for accessing the classrooms and accessing other student related services.
You can order your books through the SSI Bookstore at wcubookstore.com. The SSI Bookstore will deliver orders made by 12:00PM on August 21st to PASSHE Center City free of charge.
Accepted forms of payment:
If you are using Financial Aid to purchase books through the WCU SSI Bookstore, please follow these additional steps:
The Writing Center offers free writing consultation services to all WCU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as to the entire campus community. At every stage of the writing process, from pre-writing to final draft, writing consultants help writers identify their strengths and develop strategies to become better writers. Explore the Writing Center website for resources for writers and information about their services.
Counseling Services are provided to WCU in Philadelphia students on a part-time basis. A WCU faculty psychologist offers appointments on Thursdays at the Center City site. Drop-in appointments are available at 11 am, noon and 1 pm. Services at 3, 4, and 5 pm are available by appointment.
PASSHE Center City is located at
Students at West Chester University in Philadelphia are welcome to use computer labs on the third floor of PASSHE Center City during the classroom hours.
Third floor classrooms of PASSHE Center City are open:
Administrative offices are open Monday–Fridays from 9am to 5:30pm.
There are several convenient parking options near PASSHE Center City:
West Chester University in Center City Philadelphia is easily accessible by SEPTA trains and buses, as well as the PATCO train system. The nearest train station is at Eighth and Market streets.