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Resource Pantry


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Resource Pantry

Office Location:
715 S. New St.
Commonwealth Hall, Lower Level
Enter at Student Health Services
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-2378

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About the Resource Pantry

The WCU Resource Pantry eliminates barriers to degree completion for students with financial need by providing access to resources, while empowering students to learn independent living skills and achieve long-term stability. 

Pantry Hours

  • Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm
  • Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

How it Works

The Resource Pantry is open to ALL undergraduate and graduate students at West Chester University. No appointment necessary, walk-in’s are welcome at any time during our hours of operation.

Visiting the pantry for the first time? A Pantry staff member will be happy to help you fill out our simple application form and show you around. After that, you are free to shop for whatever items you need.

You are welcome to return to the pantry whenever you need to. We do not limit the amount/number of items you take, we just ask that you let us weigh your food before you leave.


If you have any questions, please email

We're Hiring!

The WCU Resource Pantry is hiring one full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member for the 2018-19 school year! May 2018 graduates and individuals with a bachelor's degree are elligible for this position. For more inforomation contact Kate Colyer at or click here to learn more.

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