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Off Campus & Commuter Services

Parking and Transportation

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Off Campus & Commuter Services

Address:
Sykes Student Union, Room 250
110 W. Rosedale Ave
West Chester, PA 19383


Phone:
610-436-2209
610-436-2984


Sandra Jones
Director
SJones@wcupa.edu

Ann Callaghan
Administrative Support
ACallaghan@wcupa.edu

Maureen Dillon
Graduate Assistant
MDillon@wcupa.edu

Parking & Transportation

On Campus Parking & Transportation Services

Public Safety's website: Information regarding Parking Services on campus at West Chester University. The following information and services are included:

  • On campus Parking Permits and online registration
  • Paying parking tickets
  • Parking lot images - refreshed every 5 minutes in various lots
  • Garage Semester Passes - Sharpless Garage, New Street Parking Garage, Student Recreation Center Garage
  • Shuttle Bus Service between campuses with schedule. GPS tracking for all buses provide up-to-the-minute locations of all University shuttles.
  • Exton Train Shuttle provides free transportation to and from campus and the Exton Train Station at select times Monday - Friday.
  • Graduate Center bus transports students from Church Street to Graduate Center on Monday through Thursday during the fall and spring semesters beginning at 3:45 pm and ending at 10:15 pm.
  • Accessible Bus: West Chester University provides an bus service for transportation around campus for people with mobility impairments. Students may utilize this bus whether their mobility issues are permanent or temporary. Contact Office of Services for Students with Disabilities at 610-436-3217 in Lawrence 223 or the Student Health Center at 610-436-2509 in Commonwealth Hall.

Off Campus Parking & Transportation

  • Parking in the Borough of West Chester
    • 3 Garages: Chester County Justice Center Parking Facility on Market Street, Chestnut Street Parking Facility on E. Chestnut Street, and Bicentennial Parking Facility on High Street.
    • Parking Meters on the Borough streets are operational for change or credit/debit cards. The rate is $ .25/10 minutes or $1.50/hr.
    • Student Permits provide parking for students, faculty and staff of West Chester University for Permit Area C on certain streets/blocks in the Borough. Permits may be purchased at the Borough's Municipal Building on Gay Street.
  • SEPTA BUSES Transportation
    • The SEPTA buses #92 (Exton to King of Prussia) and the #104 (West Chester University to 69th Street Transportation Center) both come to campus.
    • Printed bus schedules may be picked up at the Sykes Information Desk on the 1st floor.
    • SEPTA bus tokens are available at the SSI Service Window in Sykes, providing 25% discounted bus fare.
  • Regional Rail train Transportation
    • The Regional Rail Paoli/Thorndale Line is available at the Exton Train Station.
    • FREE SHUTTLE SERVICE: The University offers free service to and from campus at select time frames for students and employees of WCU.
    • Consider planning your class schedule to accommodate the train and shuttle times if this is the method for your commute.
  • Chester County Ride Guide: Transportation service in Chester County
    • "A" Bus: Local and Express Transportation serving Coatesville, Thorndale, Downingtown, Exton Square Mall and West Chester
  • Rainbow Cab
    • Local cab service 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - 7 days a week
  • Paradise Transit
    • Safe and affordable transportation service for WCU students
    • Stops throughout Borough and on campus
    • Thursday - Saturday 7PM - 3AM
  • PA Traffic Report
    • Up-to-date traffic reports regarding road closings and/or heavy traffic
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