International Students

International Education, Programs, and Services

The Center for International Programs (CIP) serves as the hub for all global activities at West Chester University. The office provides guidance and assistance to international students and exchange visitors from more than 35 countries, faculty developing their own faculty-led study abroad programs, and domestic/international students seeking opportunities to study or conduct an internship abroad. It maintains certification from the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to issue immigration documents leading to F and J visas as well as coordinates the University-based English as a Second Language (ESL) program. The Center for International Programs is located on the 3rd Floor in Mitchell Hall. More information is available by visiting The Center for International Programs website, calling 610-436-3515 or e-mailing