Professional Development

The West Chester University Division of Student Affairs is committed to fostering the personal and professional development of every member of its staff and faculty at all levels of the organization.  The Professional Development website serves as a resource for Student Affairs staff and faculty to quickly and easily locate development opportunities within the Division, University, as well as within professional organizations and other external resources. 

The Quad

The Quad is the official student newspaper of West Chester University of Pennsylvania. In continuous publication since 1932, The Quad has proudly served as the publication of record for generations of WCU student journalists.

Weather-Related Events

Please do not call Public Safety for weather-related information as such calls will tie up phone lines needed for emergencies.

When weather or other conditions affect the routine operation of the University, the primary communication methods for announcements regarding class cancellations, delayed openings, changes to final exam schedule, and/or University closings are:

  1. Posted on the WCU homepage
  2. Text message to e2campus subscribers: West Chester University offers a text messaging subscription service for all faculty, staff, and students to receive weather-related notifications and encourages subscription to this important service. There is no cost to register; however, some cell phone providers may apply a small cost per text message sent or received. Subscribe to e2campus to receive text messages of campus emergencies and/or weather-related cancellations.
  3. Mass emails to faculty, staff and students via WCU-assigned email accounts.
  4. Announcements are recorded on the WCU Information Line, (610) 436-1000, and broadcast on many radio and TV stations. West Chester University’s code number and applicable prefix are: 853 for cancellation of day classes and 2853 for evening classes.

Announcement to Students

Other Resources