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International Students


Contact International Students  

International Students

Center for International Programs
West Chester University
320 Mitchell Hall
675 S. Church Street
West Chester, PA 19383

Phone: 610-436-3515
Fax: 610-436-3426

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm

International Student Advising:
Make an appointment.
Limited availability for walk-ins.

WCU International Student Essay Contest
The Center for International Programs at West Chester University wants to hear the stories of its International Students.

International Education Week
View the International Education Week webpage.

Events Flyer Fall 2018



24 New Student Orientation

9:00am-3:00pm | Mitchell Hall 102

Learn how to maintain your legal F-1 and J-1 visa status as well as resources and student life here at WCU!


31 Welcome Back Night

6:00pm-9:00pm Round 1, Exton PA

Come meet new international students and spend time playing games (bowling, arcade games, pool table, etc.)


12 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

3:15pm-4:15pm | Mitchell Hall 3rd floot conference room

Learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) while still completing your studies at WCU!


19 Optional Practical Training (OPT)

3:15pm-4:15pm | Mitchell Hall 3rd floor conference room

Get tips on how to apply and participate in Optional Practical Training after your graduation.


6 Trip to Philadelphia


Enjoy a guided tour of the National Constitution Center and explore major sites in the Birthplace of America!


11 Job Success Workshop

3:15pm-4:15pm | Mitchell Hall 3rd floor conference room

Learn and practice interviewing skills! Receive guidance on how to perfect your resume and cover letters for positions in the USA.


9 International Education Week Kick-Off Night

9:00pm | Sykes Student Union Ballrooms

Come enjoy great entertainment as we kick off our International Education Week 2018!

12-16 International Education Week


Other events will include information sessions, round table discussions, displays, movies, seminars, etc


14 Country Expo

11:00am-2:00pm | Sykes Student Union Ballroooms

Come learn about cultures of countries represented at West Chester University!


1 New York City Trip

All day

Spend a day exploring one of the largest cities in the world! Transportation provided!


11 International Student Graduation Stole Ceremony & End of Semester Celebration

1:00pm-3:00pm | Sykes Student Union Ballroom C

Come celebrate the end of the semester and join the class of 2018 as they receive their graduation stoles!

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