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Achieve! at WCU

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Achieve! at WCU

Address:

256 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19382


Jacob Maxwell
Phone: 610-436-3595
Email: JMAXWELL2@wcupa.edu

Support & Resources

Academic Advising

The Pre-Major Academic Advising Department offers students without an academic major (undeclared/undecided) support and guidance in choosing appropriate courses and discovering career interests. The office also provides assistance in understanding program requirements and policies.

Academic Recovery Plan

An Academic Recovery Plan is developed by the student to specifically identify actions the student will take to improve his or her academic performance at West Chester University.

Billing Questions and Answers

The Bursar's Office offers information about tuition and fees, the billing process, and making payments. Students also visit the Bursar's office to receive refund checks.

Career Guidance

The Twardowski Career and Development Center offers support to students who want to explore career interests, improve interviewing skills, résumé, or need assistance job searching.

Counseling Services

The Department of Counseling and Psychological Services provides emotional support and guidance to students who are having difficulties in various aspects of life, affecting their ability to be successful.

Disability Services

The Office of Services for Students with Disabilities offers a full range of support services for students with physical and learning disabilities.

Housing

Residence Life holds information for on-campus housing policies and procedures, costs, variety of living facilities, and housing applications. Students having issues with their roommate should contact the resident assistant or resident director.

Legal Matters

The Office of Student Conduct Department handles legal matters, absenteeism, and any issues related to WCU's code of conduct. Legal Aid is offered to WCU students and provides consultation on a variety of civil and criminal issues - landlord/tenant, leases, citations, etc.

LGBTQA Services

LGBTQA Services offers safe space for individuals to talk and explore their thoughts and feelings about sexual orientation, sexuality, and gender identity. Provides information, resources and programs to students and the community.

Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) serves a vital purpose at West Chester University by providing programs, activities and services that contribute directly to the success of the multicultural students attending the University.

Scheduling for Classes

The Office of the Registrar provides the necessary paperwork and authorization to drop, add or withdrawal from a course. Official transcripts, enrollment verification, transfer credit information, and instructions for scheduling classes can be found here.

SmarThinking Online Tutoring

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Did you know that WCU offers FREE Online Tutoring through Smarthinking? Tutors are trained to provide high quality learning assistance to your students, up to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

Accounting

Calculus

Intro. Finance

Physics

Algebra

Economics

Intro. to Human A&P

Spanish


Basic Math

Gen. Chemistry

Liberal Arts Math

Statistics

Biology

Geometry

Organic Chemistry

Writing

Smarthinking "strives to assist students in developing successful learning and problem-solving strategies that will help them succeed in the classroom." The addition of Smarthinking to the services currently offered by the LARC will allow students the opportunity to access free online tutoring 24/7 in the comfort and convenience of any space where internet access is available.

If you would like further information about Smarthinking, or to schedule an in-class presentation/ demonstration please contact us.

Smarthinking is ideal for...

  • students who have not been able to take advantage of the LARC’s "in-person" tutoring because of commuting and/or scheduling conflicts
  • athletes
  • commuter students
  • non-traditional students
  • working students

Smarthinking provides students the flexibility and freedom to use tutoring services at their own pace, in their own timeframe, and in a variety of locations. Students must register with the LARC in order to receive a code to access Smarthinking for free.


To register for online tutoring contact:

Jon Godwin

255 Lawrence Center

(610) 436-2187

Student Health Services

Student Health Services offers medical care to students with health concerns. Speak with a member of the Wellness Promotion staff about stress management, healthy eating, safer alcohol use, time management, and more.

Study Skills

The Learning Assistance and Resource Center offers one-hour workshops providing general information and techniques for study skills, time management, note taking, test anxiety and essay writing which can be applied to every program of study.

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