Residence Life and
Housing Services

West Chester University

202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19383
610-436-3307
fax: 610-430-5945
Housing@wcupa.edu



About the Rooms

Below you will find the frequently asked questions regarding campus housing that is operated by the University. Please take the time to check out this section prior to placing a call to our office! We're sure you'll find the answers you're looking for!

About the Rooms - FAQ's

What size sheets will I need for my bed?
Are the rooms air conditioned?
Can I bring my own air conditioner?
Are we allowed to have a microwave?
Are we allowed to have a refrigerator?
Are the rooms carpeted?
What size carpet should I buy?
What are the dimensions of the rooms?
What size are the windows?
Do the windows have blinds?

What size sheets will I need for my bed?

All of our north campus residence hall rooms have extra long twin beds, and require 80-inch sheets. The South Campus Apartment Complex need 76-inch sheets (standard twin).

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Are the rooms air condtioned?

Goshen Hall, Killinger Hall, Tyson Hall, and the South Campus Apartment Complex are air-conditioned. Students with documented medical needs who require an air conditioner, can obtain an air conditioner for the academic year at a cost of $200 per academic year.
Click to access the AC form.

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Can I bring my own air conditioner?

Students are not permitted to provide their own window air conditioner units due to liability concerns. We do permit portable free-standing air conditioners that do not exceed 8000 BTU's and 7.5 amps.Windows and screens cannot be altered to accommodate the exhaust hose. Students with document medical needs can obtain an air conditioner for the academic year at a cost of $200 per academic year. Click to access the AC form.

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Are we allowed to have a microwave?

Resident students are permitted to bring a microwave from home provided it is no larger than 0.7 cubic feet.

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Are we allowed to have a refrigerator?

Resident students are permitted to bring a refrigerator from home provided it is no larger than 3.6 cubic feet.

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Are the rooms carpeted?

North campus residence hall rooms are not carpeted. The South Campus Apartment Complex rooms are carpeted.

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What size carpet should I buy?

  • Hall
  • Goshen
  • Killinger
  • Schmidt
  • Tyson
  • Room Size
  • L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"
  • L = 13' x W = 12'
  • L = 16' x W = 12'
  • L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"

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What are the dimensions of the rooms?

  • Hall
  • Goshen
  • Killinger
  • Schmidt
  • Tyson
  • Room Size
  • L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"
  • L = 13' x W = 12'
  • L = 16' x W = 12'
  • L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"

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What size are the windows?

  • Hall
  • Goshen*
  • Tyson*
  • Killinger
  • Schmidt
  • Window Size (Top to Bottom)
  • 70" (top to bottom)
  • 70" (top to bottom)
  • 59" (top to bottom)
  • 46" (top to bottom)
  • Window Size (Across Window Sill)
  • 40" (across window sill)
  • 40" (across window sill)
  • 69" (across window sill)
  • 72" (across window sill)

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Do the window's have blinds?

YES! All of our windows have blinds.

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