Visit Us FAQs

Where should I park when I get to campus?

Visitor parking is located in the Student Recreation Center Garage. At tour check-in (first floor of the SECC building), you’ll receive a parking code to use when exiting the garage.
275 North Campus DriveWest Chester, PA 19383
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What building should I report to for my tour?

The Sciences & Engineering Center and The Commons (SECC), first floor
155 University Ave
West Chester, PA 19383
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Are masks required on campus?

As of February 28, 2022, West Chester University’s campus is mask-optional. Learn more

What should I do if I registered for a tour and have not received a confirmation and parking pass?

Confirmations are sent to the email address used on the registration form and may have gone to your spam folder. After checking your spam folder, if you still have not received your confirmation, please e-mail the below information to

Undergraduate Touring

and we will send another email:

  • Student's first and last name
  • Tour date and time

How do I get to campus using public transportation?

WCU is serviced by SEPTA's Route 104 bus. The bus starts at the 69th Street Transportation in Philadelphia and ends on campus. Visit SEPTA's website for schedules and more information. Additional public transportation options connecting to the 104 bus can be found using the Directions feature here.

What if I forget my parking pass?

If you forget your parking pass, please park and come to the Admissions Desk located in the Sciences & Engineering Center and The Commons (SECC), first floor
155 University Ave
West Chester, PA 19383
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What should I do if I can no longer make my scheduled visit?

Please

e-mail Undergraduate Touring

if you can no longer keep your appointment with the Office of Admissions. Once we cancel your original reservation, you may sign up for any open date and time.

What should I do if I am unable to select the date/time I would like to visit?

If you are unable to select your desired time, it means that we are full to capacity. 

How do I sign up for a tour of the Swope Music Building?

Students who are interested in pursuing music as their major can take a tour of the Swope Music Building.

Can I meet with another office while I am on campus?

Please feel free to contact any of the Academic Departments or Coaches directly to set up an appointment for the date you will be visiting our campus. 

After my tour, I'd like to get something to eat. Where should I go?

We have a variety of options on campus as well as in the borough of West Chester.

How do I get to Downtown West Chester?

The downtown area is approximately four blocks from campus, via Church Street or High Street. For additional details, please visit West Chester's website.

What should I do if the University is closed due to inclement weather?

In the case of inclement weather, please check the WCUPA.edu Homepage or call 610-436-1000. If classes are canceled, all tours are as well. In the event of a delayed opening, visitors will be emailed to inform them about any changes to their visit.

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