25 University Avenue, Suite 030
West Chester, PA 19383
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
The Office of Financial Aid is an integral partner in carrying out and actualizing West Chester University's overall Vision and Mission Statement as well as the University's purpose and Strategic Plan for Excellence.
As a parent or loved one we know that you want the best for your student. We also know that students and families who understand the financial aid process benefit by receiving the maximum amount of financial aid for which they qualify.
Students and families who understand the financial aid process benefit by receiving the maximum amount of financial aid for which they qualify.
Educational loans are often part of a student’s financial aid package. Loans are a serious, legal obligations. Only the borrower should electronically sign the Master Promissory Note of a loan and complete and entrance interview if required. Federal regulations restrict sharing certain information (i.e., PIN).
Privacy laws dictate the information we are permitted to share. All communication will be sent directly to the student's attention. Students may authorize or restrict the release of information pertaining to their individual West Chester University records by submitting an Authorization To Release Information Form to our office.
Permission to view student information in myWCU is fully controlled by the student. The student is the only person who can grant other users, such as Parents or Guardians, access to view their information, and have the authority to remove access at any time.
The student also has full discretion over what pieces of information they make available to other users. The Parent Portal is solely an informational site; parents (and others) won’t have access to complete any transactions.
At this time, through the Parent Portal students will have access to choose which of the following pieces of information they make available:
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