Residence Life and
Housing Services

West Chester University

202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19383

McCarthy Hall


Cable Television: Each room is wired for cable television. The cost of basic cable television is included in the rental price of the room.
Computer Facilities: There are 6 computers located in McCarthy Hall Room 245.
Elevators: There are no elevators located in McCarthy Hall.
Kitchenettes: There is one kitchenette located in the basement.
Laundry Rooms: There is one laundry room located in the basement.
Photocopiers: Located in the first floor lounge.
ResNet: ResNet is the computer network provided to students living on campus. ResNet is a student's access to the university network and the World Wide Web.
Study Rooms: There is a study room located on the third floor in the center of the building (room 345).
Television Lounges: There are 2 TV lounges, first floor lounge and basement lounge.


McCarthy Hall was named for Grace D. McCarthy, the first Dean of Women.

Hall Staff

McCarthy Hall employs a Graduate Hall Director, 6 Resident Assistants, and 7 Desk Assistants.

Ms. Lauren Richard Graduate Hall Director 610-436-2510
Mr. Francisco Cordero Graduate Assistant 610-436-2510

Room Set Up

McCarthy Hall is set up in a typical residence hall layout with two students per room and community bathrooms. McCarthy Hall resident rooms are approximately 13' X 12' with a window measuring 59" high by 69" wide. Each room in McCarthy Hall is furnished with two built-in closets, two 5-drawer chests, two desks with three side drawers and one center drawer and removable bookshelves, two chairs, and two beds with 80" mattresses and two under-bed storage units. The beds may be used separately or as bunk beds.

Contact Info

The phone number at the front desk of McCarthy Hall is: 610-436-2510

Click here to access the McCarthy Hall Website


You will be issued a mailbox and combination when you check into your room. Mail is picked up from and delivered to the residence halls and apartments Monday through Saturday. There is no mail delivery on Sundays or holidays.

Please advise your family and friends to address mail to you as follows

Student Name
McCarthy Hall Room Number
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383- 8102