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Residence Life and Housing Services

Tyson Hall

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Residence Life and Housing Services

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
RESNET (in room computer access): 610-436-2660 or

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.

About Us & Staff

Tyson Hall

Tyson Hall was named for S. Elizabeth Tyson, an Assistant Professor of English. The hall was built in 1962.

Hall Staff

Tyson Hall employs a Resident Director, a Graduate Assistant, 12 Resident Assistants, and 7 Desk Assistants.

Employee Title Phone
Mr. Tyler Goldstein Resident Director 610-436-2412
Ms. Mina Ebrahimi Graduate Assistant 610-436-2412


Utility Location
Cable Television: Each room is wired for cable television. The cost of basic cable television is included in the rental price of the room.
Computer Facilities: There are 8 computers located in 218.
Elevators: There are 2 elevators located in the center of the building.
Kitchenettes: There is 1 kitchenette located on the first floor in the back lobby.
Laundry Rooms: There is 1 laundry room located on each floor in each 18 wing.
Photocopiers: Located on the first floor.
ResNet: ResNet is the computer network provided to students living on campus. ResNet is a student's access to the university network and the World Wide Web.
Study Rooms: Tyson Hall does not have study rooms. Most residents study in the large lobbies located on each floor.
Television Lounges: There are 2 TV lounges, both located on the first floor.


The phone number at the front desk of Tyson Hall is: 610-436-2412

View the Tyson Hall Website


Mon.-Fri. 9am-10pm
Saturday 10am-10pm
Sunday 2pm-10pm


You will be issued a mailbox and combination when you check into your room. Mail is picked up from and delivered to the residence halls and apartments Monday through Saturday. There is no mail delivery on Sundays or holidays.

Please advise your family and friends to address mail to you as follows:

  • Student Name
  • Tyson Hall Room Number
  • West Chester University
  • West Chester, PA 19383-2023

Room Set Up

Tyson Hall is set up in a typical residence hall layout with two students per room and community bathrooms. Tyson Hall rooms are approximately 15'10"X 10'5" with 2 windows each measuring 70" high X 40" wide. Each room is equipped with two beds with 80" mattresses, desks, chairs, dressers and closets. A mirror is mounted over the dresser that is between the two closets. Shelf units are provided for each desk. The beds, desks, and two dressers are moveable. All rooms have air conditioning units.

  • Tyson Dorm Room
  • Tyson Dorm
  • Tyson Dorm space
  • Tyson Dorm Room
  • Tyson Bathroom
  • Tyson Bathroom
  • Tyson showers
  • Tyson Bathroom
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