Friday, November 8 is National First-Generation Celebration Day!  Throughout the day, West Chester University will be celebrating our first-gen population (about 30% of current WCU students!) with events, freebies, resources, and more. #WestChestersFirst

First Generation Display

A display to celebrate famous first-generation college students who found success in their fields.
November 1 – 8
Career Development Center


#FinList Table

Stop by for information about financial literacy and FAFSA
8am – 4pm
Sykes Lobby

Resource Fair

Meet various campus services, departments, and resources – all here at WCU to help you through your college experience.  Free pizza and pretzels!
11am – 1pm
Sykes Ballroom A & B

Celebrating First Gens at WCU

First-generation college students: stop by our table in Sykes Lobby for freebies and to be featured on WCU’s social media
12pm – 2pm
Sykes Lobby

West Chester’s First Group Picture

Head to the ram statue for a group photo with Rammy.  Wear your West Chester’s First t-shirt.  Don’t have a t-shirt? We’ll provide you one!
1:45pm – 2:30pm
Ram Statue

Men’s Ice Hockey, Division 2

WCU vs. University of Pennsylvania
Line Quadrinks, West Chester

Men’s Basketball

WCU vs. Claflin University
Hollinger Field House

Student Activities Council (SAC) Movie

Spider-Man: Far From Home.  Free entry for West Chester’s First!
7:30pm – 10pm
Sykes Theater

Men’s Ice Hockey, Division 1

WCU vs. Towson University
Line Quadrinks, West Chester

Rams After Hours

Join us for Zombie Laser Tag, stuff a plush, mocktail bar, zombie brain treats and more! 
8:00pm – 12am
Sykes Ballrooms

Res Hall Celebrations

Residence halls will be celebrating with free food, gatherings, banners, and more!
Check out your res hall for times and details.