Welcome to the Sykes Student Union at West Chester University
Sykes Union and Student Activities creates vibrant campus community through excellent programs and services.
The Student Union is the center of community life on the campus of West Chester University. In support of the educational mission of the University, Sykes encourages and provides an environment where everyone on campus can gather to participate and learn through diversity and co-curricular experiences. Sykes provides services, conveniences, and facilities designed to support the needs of West Chester University and the community. The Union further strives to maintain a balance of recreational, social, educational and cultural programs and activities. Sykes Student Union promotes the development of the whole student by enhancing the classroom experience through experiential learning opportunities. This development is often accomplished through leadership opportunities, participatory decision-making, and empowerment connected with the operation of the facility.
Constructed in 1975 and renovated in 1995 and 2017, Sykes Student Union features approximately 105,000 square feet of building space designed for all members of the campus community to come together for a variety of events.
Commitment to Social Justice
Sykes Union and Student Activities values cultivating affirming spaces in our building and programs for all students and the WCU community. We will continue to do so even in the most challenging and uncertain of times.
Sykes Union is a student-centered place that is committed to providing space to gather, unite, and share ideas. Our team is dedicated to the role of the college union and utilizing our resources in the active pursuit of equity and social justice.
Building HoursAlthough Sykes Student Union will be closed starting November 21st, access to the Campus Store will remain open starting on Monday, November 23rd Monday-Friday 8am-4pm. Only the ground floor entrance will be accessible to enter the store. Please check the Campus Store website for up to date hours.
If you have any comments, concerns, or suggestions, we encourage you to share them with us. The Sykes Student Union staff strives to provide excellence and we appreciate your feedback.