The Admissions Visitor Center is now located in the Sciences & Engineering Center and The Commons (SECC), Rooms 101B and 101C. Enter SECC through the doors located directly across from the Chickie & Pete’s. Visitor parking is located in the New Street Garage, 704 S. New Street, West Chester, PA 19383.
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First-Year Accepted Students

Pay your Enrollment Deposit, start checking off the New Student Checklist, learn about housing options, register for orientation, and get excited about being a Golden Ram!

Class of 2026 Next Steps

Transfer Accepted Students

Next Steps

1.) Pay Your Admissions Deposit and Log Into Your Portal
Officially become a Golden Ram!

Pay your admissions deposit here

2.) Review Your Portal
On your portal, you’ll find up-to-date information on how to secure your acceptance to WCU, how to access your credit evaluation, and how to register for classes.

3.) Apply for Financial Aid
To receive your financial aid award letter before May 1st, file your FAFSA between October 1st and March 1st at www.fafsa.ed.gov using WCU’s federal school code: 003328. For more information about Financial Aid and scholarships, visit wcupa.edu/FinAid or contact the Financial Aid Office at finaid@wcupa.edu or (610) 436-2627.

4.) Register for Classes
New transfer students are required to meet with an academic advisor prior to registering for their first semester. Contact your academic department in order to schedule your advising appointment today! Early registration is encouraged and you can learn more about this process online.

5.) Submit Your Final College Transcript
If you are currently enrolled or will be completing additional college credits before entering West Chester University, please have official updated college transcripts sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

For more information, visit our Transfer Accepted Student website

International Accepted Students

Next Steps

1.) Pay Your Admissions Deposit
Officially become a Golden Ram!

Pay your admissions deposit here

2.) Review Your Portal
On your portal, you’ll find up-to-date information on how to secure your acceptance to WCU and how to register for classes. If you are a transfer student, you will also find information on how to access your credit evaluation.

3.) Complete and return the Application for the Initial WCU Form I-20 to the Global Engagement Office (GEO)).
You will be contacted by CIP with instructions on accessing this form. More information on this process can be found here.

4.) Submit Your Final College Transcript (Transfer Students Only)
If you are currently enrolled or will be completing additional college credits before entering West Chester University, please have official updated college transcripts sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

For more information, visit our International Accepted Student website.   

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