Joseph Santivasci, M.Ed.
Assistant Provost and Assistant Vice President for Strategic Enrollment Management
Phone: 610-738-0492
Email: JSantivasc@wcupa.edu

Marcie Cohen, M.S.
Coordinator of Student Support
Phone: 267-386-3014
Email: MCohen@wcupa.edu

Ben Morgan, M.A.
Associate Director of the Writing Center
Phone: 215-560-5986
Email: BMorgan@wcupa.edu

Kyle Murray
MSW Recruiter
Phone: 610-738-0339
Email: KMurray@wcupa.edu


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Location

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.

PASSHE Center City is located at

  • Classrooms are located on the third floor. From the building entrance, go to the West Lobby Elevator, sign in with the attendant, and take the elevator to the third floor classroom.
  • Administrative offices are located on the concourse level.

PASSHE Emergency Safety and Preparedness

Public Transportation

Septa Subway:

Take either the Market-Frankford or Broad Street Line and exit at the 8th Street Station. The Mellon Independence Center is connected to the Station. Take the stairs near Dunkin Donuts to enter the building. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

Regional Rail:

Exit at the Market East Station. All Regional Rail Lines stop at this station. After exiting the train, walk through the Gallery Mall towards the Food Court. Continue walking past the Food Court towards the 8th Street Station. You can enter the Mellon Independence Center by utilizing the stairway near Dunkin Donuts. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

Bus: 

Route 17 provides service along Market Street. Exit at 8th Street and enter the Mellon Independence Center. Go to the Concourse Level and the State System @ Center City is next to Paganos.

For the latest schedule information, please check www.septa.org

PATCO:

Take the PATCO High Speed Line to Philadelphia and exit at the 8th & Market Street Station. You can enter the Mellon Independence Center by utilizing the stairway near Dunkin Donuts. The State System @ Center City is two doors down, next to Paganos.

Driving Directions

FROM THE SOUTH

  • Take I-95 North. Follow the signs for “Central Phila./I-676” (Exit 22).
  • Exit 20 toward Washington Avenue
  • Left onto South Columbus Blvd
  • Right toward Market Street
  • Left toward Market Street
  • Right onto Market Street
  • Destination on right

 

FROM THE NORTH

Via the NJ Turnpike:

  • Take the NJ Turnpike to Exit 4.
  • Take Rt. 73 north to Rt. 38 west to US 30.
  • Take US 30 west over the Ben Franklin Bridge to I-676. Follow the signs for local traffic (this is Vine Street).
  • Slight left onto Vine Street
  • Left at 2nd cross street onto North 8th Street
  • Left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

Via I-95:

  • Take I-95 South. Follow the signs for “Central Phila./I-676” (Exit 22).
  • Exit 20 toward Washington Avenue
  • Left onto South Columbus Blvd
  • Right toward Market Street
  • Left toward Market Street
  • Right onto Market Street
  • Destination on right

 

FROM THE WEST

  • Take I-76 (Pennsylvania Turnpike) to the Valley Forge Exit (Exit 326).
  • Follow signs to Philadelphia I-76 East (Schuylkill Expressway).
  • Remain on I-76 East(Schuylkill Expressway) for about 25 miles until you see signs for Central Philadelphia (Exit 344)
  • Continue on 676 East (Vine Street Expressway) to the 8th Street Exit. Make a right onto 8th Street.
  • Left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

 

FROM THE EAST

  • Take Atlantic City Expressway to 42 North.
  • Follow 42 North to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge (Rt. 676), crossing into Philadelphia.
  • Follow the signs for local traffic (this is Vine Street).
  • Slight left onto Vie Street
  • Turn left at the 2nd cross street onto North 8th Street
  • Turn left onto Market Street
  • Destination on left

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