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West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Campus Life and Facilities

Visiting And Contact Information

Messikomer Hall

100 W. Rosedale Avenue

West Chester, PA 19383

United States

Phone: 610-436-3411

Fax: 610-436-2907


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 77
Fire Safety Rating: 95
Green Rating: 79
Environment:Town (population 25,000 - 74,999)
Campus size: (number of acres): 409.05
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.wcupa.edu/dps/PDF/Clery.pdf

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 39.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Apartments for single students
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:252
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Chamber Orchestra
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:29
Number of Social Sororities:15
    % of women who join:13%
Number of Social Fraternities:11
% of men who join: 10
Number of Religious Organizations:11
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:2
Men's Sports Team Name:Golden Rams
Women's Sports Team Name:Golden Rams
Team Mascot:Golden Ram
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
At Cooperating Institutions: Widener University (third and fourth years are offered partially at Widener University.)
Air Force ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: St. Joseph's University
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 65
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 20.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 98.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Campus Bookstore with PC vendors, Lenovo Direct
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: No
Special Facilities:HEAT (Heat Illness Evaluation Avoidance and Treatment) Institute, Geology Museum, Planetarium, Darlington Herbarium, Robert B. Gordon Natural Area for Environmental Studies, Emilie K. Asplundh Concert Hall, E. O. Bull Art Gallery, E. O. Bull Main Stage Theatre, J. Peter Adler Studio Theatre, Madeleine Wing Adler Theatre, Knauer Gallery, Gates Family Recital Hall, Outdoor Classroom & Native Plant & Ornithology Lab, Presser Music Library, Harvey Green Library, Speech and Hearing Clinic, Sturzebecker Health Science Center, Swope Music Building and the Performing Arts Center, The Poetry Center, Southeastern Pennsylvania Autism Resource Center
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