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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

Undergraduate Admissions
Phone: 610-436-3411

Graduate Admissions
Phone: 610-436-2943

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

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

International Student Events - Fall 2019

International Education Week
View the International Education Week webpage.

Fall 2019 Events Flyer Events Archive

Aug 23

New Student Orientation (Immigration 101)

9:00am - 3:00pm @ Mitchell hall 102

Learn how to maintain your legal F-1 and J-1 visa status.

Welcome Back Night

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

Come meet new international students and spend time with fellow students in conversation and playing games (bowling, arcade games, Karaoke, pool table, etc…).  to receive more details. 

Sept 6

Sept 12


3:15pm - 4:15pm @ Mitchell Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Get guidance on how to apply and participate in Optional Practical Training (OPT) after your graduation.  to attend workshop. Deadline for registration is September 11th at noon.


3:15pm - 4:15pm @ Mitchell Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room. 

Learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) while still completing your studies at WCU! Sign up here to attend workshop. Deadline to sign up for this workshop is September 23rd at noon.

Sept 26

Oct 5

Trip to Philly

All Day @ Philadelphia

Have a guided tour of the National Constitution Center and spend time with fellow students as you explore major sites in the birth place of America. Sign up here for additional information. Deadline to sign up for this trip is September 27th. Space is limited to the first 30 students to register. 

Resume and Interview Workshop. 

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 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. Sign up here to attend workshop.  Deadline to sign up is October 8th 2019 at noon.

Oct 10

Oct 17

"Ask The DSO"

3:15pm - 4:15pm @ Mitchell Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room

Come interact with your DSO and ask anything concerning your life as an international student at WCU. Refreshments will be provided. Reserve your spot here. Space is limited! 

Hershey Park

All day @ Hershey, PA

Live your chocolate fantasies in reality at the Hershey's Chocolate World and the Hershey Theme Park. Click here for additional information and to sign up! 

Oct 26

Nov 4-8

International Education Week 2019

Events will include information sessions, round table discussions, displays, game nights, etc. Enjoy coffee, food, games and celebrate international cultures like never before. To learn more and host an event, visit the International Education Week 2919.  website.

Country Expo

11:00am - 2:00pm @ Sykes Student Union Ballrooms

Come learn about cultures of countries represented at West Chester University. To represent your country, click here for additional information. 

Nov 6

Nov 30

New York City Trip

All Day @ New York City

Spend a day exploring one of the largest cities in the world. Transportation will be provided. Click here for additional information. 

End of the Semester Celebration!

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

Come celebrate the end of semester and join the class of 2019 as they receive their graduation stoles! Click here for additional information. For graduating students, complete your profile by  visiting this link. 

Dec 10

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