Joseph Santivasci, M.Ed.
Associate Provost for Enrollment Management and Campus Planning
Phone: 610-436-3376
Email: JSantivasc@wcupa.edu

Marcie Cohen, M.S.
Associate Director for Student Services
Phone: 267-386-3014
Email: MCohen@wcupa.edu

Ben Morgan, M.A.
Associate Director, Student Success Center 
Phone: 267-386-3027 
Email: BMorgan@wcupa.edu

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

Kelly Smack
Assistant Director for Recruitment
Phone: 267-386-3019
Email: KSmack@wcupa.edu


Request Information

Location

Location

 

WCU in Philadelphia is located in the PASSHE Center City suite in the Lits Building  (the large building taking up the block of Market St. between 7th and 8th Streets) at

  • The Academic and Classroom Suite is located on the concourse/lower level of the building. Enter through the glass doors in between the escalators across from Five Below.
  • The Administrative Suite is also located on the concourse/lower level next to Pagano's.

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 Jefferson Station. All Regional Rail Lines stop at this station. 

Bus: 

Route 17 provides service along Market Street. Exit at 8th Street and enter the Mellon Independence Center. Route 47 runs along 8th Street providing access to our building, as well. 

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

Parking

Discounted parking rates are available at the 8th and Market St. lot. The discounted rates are as follows:

Monday through Friday, entering the lot between 12pm and 3pm = $12

Monday through Friday, entering the lot after 3pm = $7

Saturday = $7

Please bring your ticket from the lot in with you so we can give you the validation sticker. You MUST have your ticket in order to receive the validation.

 

Additional Parking

Visit Philly http://www.visitphilly.com/parking/

Central Parking http://philadelphia.centralparking.com/Philadelphia-City-Center-Parking.html

Autopark at 8th and Filbert  http://philapark.org/garages/8th-filbert/

Back to top of page.