2014 – 2015
Office of Graduate Studies
McKelvie Hall, 102 W. Rosedale Avenue
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
Revised April 2017
These sections contain information on policies, procedures, services, structure, administration, and keys to abbreviations.
Copy throughout this online catalog that appears in green type was added after the printing of the 2014-15 Graduate Catalog and is effective for the 2014-15 academic year, which began July 1, 2014.
Policies and procedures associated with the admissions process.
Boards involved in the governing of the University, including the Board of Governors, the Council of Trustees, and boards of directors for the Fund for West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester University Foundation, and WCU Alumni Association.
Useful contact information.
Information on tuition and fees, room and board, and refund policies.
How to apply for financial aid, scholarships, assistantships, and grants available to graduate students.
Policies on maintaining good standing as a student and general policies on completing degrees.
A listing of the degrees and certificate programs offered at West Chester University.
About Graduate Studies as well as information about the campus and driving directions.
Listing of honors and awards, primarily awarded to faculty, but also including honorary degrees and presidential medallions awarded at Commencement exercises.
Listing of departments and their colleges.
Listing of university administrative personnel, including vice presidents, deans, directors, and managers.
Listing of university faculty, including senior administration and adjunct faculty.
The University’s policy for storm closings and snow days.
Revised March 2014
The provisions of this catalog are not to be regarded as an irrevocable contract between the student and the University. West Chester University reserves the right to change any provisions or requirements at any time.