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Student Success

Resources

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Student Success

Address:
Lawrence Center 262


Phone: 610-436-3416
Email: studentsuccess@wcupa.edu

Resources

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Academic Advising

Academic Advising can provide information and services for scheduling, advisor meetings, education requirements (general, major, and minor), and taking classes. Students can identify and reach out to their academic advisors and/or their college Academic Coordinators. If advisor reassignment occurs or if students have multiple advisors, the information will be readily available for change or transfer. In addition, the page offers tips to advisors for keeping easily accessible, organized electronic notes after advisee meetings.

Early Alert

Early Alert Program provides early intervention through early indicators to students identified through multiple collegiate channels as needing additional academic and social support. The program works by identifying students, contacting them, and scheduling regular meetings to allow them to achieve their academic goals, as well as improve the retention and graduation rates at West Chester University.

Early Alert Students

Academic Success Programs provide workshops to assist students with a variety of academic and personal issues including college adjustment, personal issues, stress management, study skills, time management, and test-taking tips.

LARC

Learning Assistance & Resource Center (LARC) provides tutoring in languages, math, and other topics, as well as helping students with study skills and time management. Both advisees and advisors can benefit from the information on their Resources page.

OSSD

Office of Services for Students with Disabilities (OSSD) offers a range of services for students with physical or learning disabilities, from testing to accommodation.

Rams Eye View

Rams’ Eve View (Student Handbook) produced by the Division of Student Affairs, provides information about student services on campus, student activities, university policies, and the West Chester community.

Student Athlete Support

Student Athlete Support Services offers programs and services for student athletes, such as mentoring, tutoring, awards, and leadership opportunities. Both students and advisors can find useful information and contacts here to help student athletes flourish at WCU.

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Academic Advising

Academic Advising can provide information and services for scheduling, advisor meetings, education requirements (general, major, and minor), and taking classes. Students can identify and reach out to their academic advisors and/or their college Academic Coordinators. If advisor reassignment occurs or if students have multiple advisors, the information will be readily available for change or transfer. In addition, the page offers tips to advisors for keeping easily accessible, organized electronic notes after advisee meetings.

Career Development Center

Career Development Center offers services, programs, and resources such as the Ram Career Network that help you explore future career options as well as prepare for and secure internships and full-time employment. Students may schedule appointments for one-on-one personalized help as well as work on resume writing and interview preparation. If you are looking to develop successful strategies for all aspects of your job search, watch these Career Advice Videos offered to you by the CDC. 

Course Catalog

Course Catalogs provide information about all university policies and procedures, course descriptions, major and minor requirements, etc.  

Information Services & Technology

Information Services & Technology/IT Help Desk is the primary point of contact for computer-related inquiries and problems, as well as the liaison between the campus community and the Client Services' technical personnel. IS&T has introduced ResNet Central as the primary support office for all student-related technology services. Located on the ground floor of Brandywine Hall, ResNet offers a convenient, central location serving on-campus residents, commuters, alumni and distance learners. This is also the location for questions about student accounts, locating an open computer lab, and computer hardware purchases. The IT Help Desk located on the ground floor of Anderson Hall provides technical support services to all Faculty and Staff. 

Pre-Major Academic Advising

Exploratory Studies helps undecided WCU students explore majors and guides students regarding course selection and grade requirements for those majors. Exploratory Studies recognizes that choosing a major and career direction is an important step in life, and making this decision is a complex process.

Rams Eye View

Ram's Eye View (Student Handbook) produced by the Division of Student Affairs, provides information about student services on campus, student activities, university policies, and the West Chester community.

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Course Catalog

Course Catalogs provide information about all university policies and procedures, course descriptions, major and minor requirements, etc.

Registrar

Registrar's Office provides information and services regarding transfer credits, academic calendar, ordering official transcripts, grades, final exams, residency requests, and graduation and commencement.

Does WCU offer Study Abroad?

International

Center for International Programs is dedicated to assisting students, staff, and faculty collaborating with the community to create meaningful public service and civic engagement initiatives. The office works directly with over 100 local agencies, provides assistance to faculty to wish to utilize service learning in their courses, and students and organizations interested in volunteering opportunities.

Service Learning and Volunteer Programs

Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs is dedicated to assisting students, staff, and faculty collaborating with the community to create meaningful public service and civic engagement initiatives. The office works directly with over 100 local agencies, provides assistance to faculty to wish to utilize service learning in their courses, and students and organizations interested in volunteering opportunities.

Research & Sponsored Programs

Research & Sponsored Programs provides information about research experiences for undergraduates as well as search tools for external scholarships, internships, and fellowships.

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Academic Advising

Academic Advising can provide information and services for scheduling, advisor meetings, education requirements (general, major, and minor), and taking classes. Students can identify and reach out to their academic advisors and/or their college Academic Coordinators. If advisor reassignment occurs or if students have multiple advisors, the information will be readily available for change or transfer. In addition, the page offers tips to advisors for keeping easily accessible, organized electronic notes after advisee meetings.

Course Catalog

Course Catalogs provide information about all university policies and procedures, course descriptions, major and minor requirements, etc.

Academic Departments

Academic Departments provides links to all of the University's department websites.

Rams Eye View

Rams’ Eve View (Student Handbook) produced by the Division of Student Affairs, provides information about student services on campus, student activities, university policies, and the West Chester community.

Registrar

Registrar's Office provides information and services regarding transfer credits, academic calendar, ordering official transcripts, grades, final exams, residency requests, and graduation and commencement.

Senior Vice-Provost

Senior Vice-Provost's Office office offers information and resources related to curricular matters and is responsible for maintaining academic integrity with regard to the university’s academic policies.

Student Assistance

Student Assistance provides assistance and support for students who are away from the campus for a minimum of three class days due to illness, personal or family emergencies. A note will be circulated to the student's professors advising the professor of the absence. The student is also encouraged to contact his/her professors to make arrangements on any missed work.

Research Paper

Academic Advising

Academic Advising can provide information and services for scheduling, advisor meetings, education requirements (general, major, and minor), and taking classes. Students can identify and reach out to their academic advisors and/or their college Academic Coordinators. If advisor reassignment occurs or if students have multiple advisors, the information will be readily available for change or transfer. In addition, the page offers tips to advisors for keeping easily accessible, organized electronic notes after advisee meetings.

Information Services & Technology

Information Services & Technology/IT Help Desk is the primary point of contact for computer-related inquiries and problems, as well as the liaison between the campus community and the Client Services' technical personnel. IS&T has introduced ResNet Central as the primary support office for all student-related technology services. Located on the ground floor of Brandywine Hall, ResNet offers a convenient, central location serving on-campus residents, commuters, alumni and distance learners. This is also the location for questions about student accounts, locating an open computer lab, and computer hardware purchases. The IT Help Desk located on the ground floor of Anderson Hall provides technical support services to all Faculty and Staff.  

Learning Assitance and Resource Center

Learning Assistance & Resource Center (LARC) (LARC) provides tutoring in languages, math, and other topics, as well as helping students with study skills and time management. Both advisees and advisors can benefit from the information on their.

Library

Library offers countless databases, books, journals, media, and more for students and faculty members to utilize for research and other learning purposes. Librarians are available for online chats to answer any questions students may have in regards to the library, research, citations, and more. The library offers several onsite-printing opportunities for faculty and students as well.

Library

Library Help Videos provide tips for doing research, identify types of resources, citing those resources, and links to other library catalogs.

Library

Library Research Guide(by subject) provide easy access to research sources by area of interest.

Res Net

ResNet Central provides Student Network support to all students, as well as assistance with any technical questions (computer, cable, and telephone network support).

Student Labs

Student Technology Labs are located across campus. This web-site provides information about the technology labs within each building.

Writing Center

Writing Center provides free writing tutoring, workshops, and resources to the entire university community: undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and staff. Serving writers from diverse academic disciplines and cultural settings, our goal is to help you - either in person or online - become a better writer, reader, and critical thinker.

 

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