Student Affairs Information
West Chester University Student Affairs is a community of educators who design and facilitate high-quality co-curricular experiences to develop students’ personal, professional, and intellectual talents, preparing them to learn, lead, and serve.
Offices within the Student Affairs Division include Athletics, Campus Recreation, Communications and Marketing, Counseling and Psychological Services, Dining, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Off Campus and Commuter Services, Parent and Family Relations, Residence Life and Housing Services, Spirit and Traditions, Student Assistance, Student Conduct, Student Health Services, Student Leadership and Involvement, Student Ombuds, Sykes Union and Student Activities, and Wellness Promotion.
The administration believes that students should share the responsibility for governing their community and should have a voice in shaping the objectives of the University. Through a democratically constructed student government and committee structure, the administration, faculty, and student body seek to work together on behalf of the general welfare of the University.
Classification of Students
Students who attend West Chester University are classified for administrative purposes into two categories.
This classification covers students who travel or commute to and from their legal residences, as well as students who live away from the homes of their parents or legal guardians in a dwelling that is not supervised or approved by the University.