The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) is the largest provider of higher education in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania;
comprising of 14 universities, four branches campuses, and two centers. PASSHE is
committed to its core mission of providing quality education at an affordable cost.
The System universities, located in rural, suburban, and small-town settings throughout
Pennsylvania, educate more students per year than any other higher educational institution
in the state. PASSHE Center City offers students an array of accessible, quality,
and affordable programs in one convenient location.
There are several convenient parking options near PASSHE Center City:
Central Parking offers validation stickers for West Chester University in Philadelphia
students. Students with current WCU ID cards will be charged a $5.00 flat rate to
park at the 8th/Market surface lot at the following times:
Monday through Friday: After 3:00pm (up to 12 hours)
In order to receive the above validation, please be sure to bring your original ticket
from the lot with you, and a PASSHE/WCU staff member will provide you with the sticker.
A parking garage at Seventh and Market streets charges $8.00 to park after 5:00pm.
A city-run lot at Eighth and Filbert streets charges $8.00 to park after 5:00pm.
West Chester University in 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