West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
The Office for Off Campus and Commuter Services (OCCS) partners with Sykes Student Union to coordinate services for those students commuting from home or living in close proximity to the University. Services provided are designed to help make life as a commuter or off-campus student a hassle-free and beneficial experience. The services provided for off-campus students include a listing of available housing at places4students.com, tenant rights information, and campus event information. Additionally, this office serves as a community resource agent for the University and local government in areas related to off-campus and commuting students.
The director of OCCS advises the Off-Campus and Commuter Association (OCCA), a student organization that is dedicated to meeting the needs of those living off campus. Services provided by that organization include free legal aid service, social activities, and representation on campus committees.