Administration and Finance
General Information & Assistance - 610-436-1000
Financial Aid - 610-436-2627
Admissions, Undergraduate - 610-436-3411
Admissions, Graduate - 610-436-2943
|Sales and Solicitation||The University is interested in regulating commercial activity and advertising on its campus in order to promote an educational rather than a commercial atmosphere.|
West Chester University of Pennsylvania is exempt from all Excise Taxes. This also applies to Pennsylvania Sales Tax, however, any contractor/supplier doing business with the University remains liable for the payment of Sales and Use Tax on all materials and fixtures he/she purchases or uses for the purpose of fulfilling his/her contract, even though the work is being performed for a governmental instrumentality.
An official document certifying the University's tax exempt status is available here. Form can be downloaded and filled out by the University office. The University office making the purchase then sends it directly to the vendor requiring the form.
Additional information regarding State System Tax Procedures for University Operations is also available.
|SAP Financial System||WCU SAP Financial System Home Page|
|Scholarship / Award Decision Process||
Process flow diagram of the Student Scholarship / Award Decision Process
Form utilized for the disbursement of a scholarship to a student's account.
|Sharepoint||Link to the Finance and Business Services Intranet SharePoint Site|
|The President alone has the authority to sign contracts or agreements that bind the University unless the President delegates this authority, in writing, to others. No person, excepting the written delegates, may sign contracts or agreements involving the University.||
|Snow Removal||Weather Related Information|
|Social Security Numbers||Guidelines for Protecting the Confidentiality of Social Security Numbers|
|Solicitation||The University is interested in regulating commercial activity and advertising on its campus in order to promote an educational rather than a commercial atmosphere.|
|Sovereign Immunity||Generally speaking, the Commonwealth (which includes the State System and its constituent universities) has sovereign immunity from all tort claims, except for claims involving nine areas where such immunity has been specifically waived by the Legislature.|
|Sponsored Funds, Proposals||
All proposals for grants, projects, and contracts in the nature of requests for external funding, must be approved by appropriate University officials.
|Storm Closings||Weather Related Information|
|Student Insurance for Internships||West Chester University does not provide nor purchase liability insurance coverage for students serving in an intern program or fieldwork experience.|
|Student Payroll Request||This form must be completed by the department responsible for hiring non-workstudy student workers.|
|Subsistence||Subsistence, also known as Per Diem, is the payment of a flat sum for meals and incidental expenses (tips, fees and taxes) which is provided to employees who travel overnight on official university business. These rates may differ depending upon the travel destination.|
|Supplier Diversity||The West Chester University Supplier Diversity Program|
|Suppliers||How to add your company to our listing of potential bidders|
|Surplus Property||As a State institution the University uses property to its best advantage and realizes the maximum value possible for equipment and furniture at the end of their useful life.|