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Residence Life and Housing Services

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Residence Life and Housing Services

Address:
202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19382


Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Summer Hours (Mid-May thru Mid August) 8:00am-4:00pm


Phone: 610-436-3307 or 610-436-3306
Email: Housing@wcupa.edu
RESNET (in room computer access): 610-436-2660 or resnet@wcupa.edu


When contacting us, please provide the following information:

  • Student's Name
  • WCU ID
  • Return phone # and/or email address
  • Hall/Room Assignment
  • Brief synopsis of question or concern

Having this information can allow us to attempt to answer your question expeditiously.


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About the Rooms

Below you will find the frequently asked questions regarding campus housing that is operated by the University. Please take the time to check out this section prior to placing a call to our office! We're sure you'll find the answers you're looking for!

What size sheets will I need for my bed?

All of our north campus residence hall rooms have extra long twin beds, and require 80-inch sheets. The South Campus Apartment Complex need 76-inch sheets (standard twin).

Are the rooms air conditioned?

Goshen Hall, Killinger Hall, Schmidt Hall, Tyson Hall, and the South Campus Apartment Complex are air conditioned.

Can I bring my own air conditioner?

Students are not permitted to provide their own window air conditioner units due to liability concerns. We do permit portable free-standing air conditioners that do not exceed 8000 BTU's and 7.5 amps. Windows and screens cannot be altered to accommodate the exhaust hose.

Are we allowed to have a microwave?

Resident students are permitted to bring a microwave from home provided it is no larger than 0.7 cubic feet.

Are we allowed to have a refrigerator?

Resident students are permitted to bring a refrigerator from home provided it is no larger than 3.6 cubic feet.

Are the rooms carpeted?

North campus residence hall rooms are not carpeted. The South Campus Apartment Complex rooms are carpeted.

What size carpet should I buy?

The dimensions of the rooms are below.  We recommend using a carpet that is slightly smaller to ensure the best fit.

What are the dimensions of the rooms?

HALL ROOM SIZE
Goshen L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"
Killinger L = 13' x W = 12'
Schmidt L = 16' x W = 12'
Tyson L = 15'10" x W = 10'5"

What size are the windows?

HALL WINDOW SIZE (TOP TO BOTTOM) WINDOW SIZE (ACROSS WINDOW SILL)
Goshen 70" (top to bottom) 40" (across window sill)
Killinger 70" (top to bottom) 40" (across window sill)
Schmidt 59" (top to bottom) 69" (across window sill)
Tyson 46" (top to bottom) 72" (across window sill)

Do the window's have blinds?

YES! All of our windows have blinds.

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