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Congratulations on your acceptance to WCU!

Get the Most From Your Summer Orientation!

Make your Orientation Experience Unique! 

University Student Housing is pleased to enhance the orientation experience by offering incoming students and families the opportunity to stay on campus the night before orientation. All guests will stay in our newest community, Commonwealth Hall, with a variety of suite style options.

Staying on campus means . . .
● Extra time to sleep in
● Use of the fitness center and yoga studio
● Linens and toiletries are provided
● No early morning commute
● Free on-site parking
● Complimentary morning refreshment

Arrive early the day before, get checked in, and take time to explore the campus or head into West Chester for dinner!
Check In: Between 5:00 PM and 10:00 PM the day before your Orientation date
Check Out: No later than 5:00 PM the day of your Orientation date
Special accommodations for Check-In/Out may be scheduled at the time of registration.

Overnight Rates:

*Please note that housing accommodation costs are separate from the Orientation Fee that is due to New Student Programs.

Total Number of Guests Price Room Layout
1-2 guests $70 One Bedroom Double with Bathroom
3-4 guests $90 Two Bedroom Double with Shared Bath
5-6 guests $110 Three Bedroom Double with Two Bathrooms

Thank you for your interest in staying with us the evening before your orientation.  At this time we are no longer accepting reservations. Please enjoy your time on campus and we look forward to seeing you in the fall.

Overnight accommodations are still available for June 27th – 29th.

“We enjoyed the opportunity to stay in Commonwealth Hall, it made attending orientation so much easier. The facilities are fabulous and the staff was friendly and helpful. It is an excellent program and I am surprised that more people do not take advantage of it.”

    Room Conveniences
    All rooms will have linens, towels, shower curtains, and toiletries provided for your stay during Orientation!

    Overnight parking is available in M Lot, located behind Swope Music Building, or in the West Neild Street Garage, located at the corner of S. New Street and W. Neild Street.

    Address & Directions:
    Commonwealth Hall
    715 S. New St
    West Chester, PA 19383

    (610) 430-4020

    If you have further questions or need assistance, please contact Chris at