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Residence Life and Housing Services

Schmidt Hall

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Residence Life and Housing Services

Phone: 610-436-3307 or 610-436-3306
RESNET (in room computer access): 610-436-2660 or

Office Hours:
Monday to Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
Summer Hours (Mid-May through Mid August) 8:00am-4:00pm

202 Lawrence Center
West Chester, PA 19383

When contacting us, please provide the following information:

  • Student's Name
  • WCU ID
  • Return phone # and/or email address
  • Hall/Room Assignment
  • Brief synopsis of question or concern

Having this information can allow us to attempt to answer your question expeditiously.

About Us & Staff

Schmidt Hall

Schmidt Hall was named for Gertrude Schmidt, a Music Professor & Administrator. The hall was built in 1970.

Hall Staff

Schmidt Hall employs a Resident Director, a Graduate Assistant, 15 Resident Assistants, and 7 Desk Assistants.

Employee Title Phone
Ms. Leah Paulson Resident Director 610-436-2291
Mr. Logan Houptley Graduate Assistant 610-436-2291


Utility Description
Cable Television: Each room is wired for cable television. The cost of basic cable television is included in the rental price of the room.
Computer Facilities: There are 4 computers located in the main lobby of Schmidt Hall.
Elevators: There are 2 elevators located in the center of the building.
Kitchenettes: There is 1 kitchenette located in the Lounge Area.
Laundry Rooms: There is 1 laundry room located in the basement.
ResNet: ResNet is the computer network provided to students living on campus. ResNet is a student's access to the university network and the World Wide Web.
Study Rooms: There is a desk and table conducive to studying in every floor lounge.
Television Lounges: There is 1 TV lounge, located on the Ground Floor Lounge Area. There is also a theater room located in the basement, and there are TV's mounted in each floor's lounge.


The phone number at the front desk of Schmidt Hall is: 610-436-2291

View the Schmidt Hall Website


Mon.-Fri. 9am-10pm
Saturday 10am-10pm
Sunday 2pm-10pm


You will be issued a mailbox and combination when you check into your room. Mail is picked up from and delivered to the residence halls and apartments Monday through Saturday. There is no mail delivery on Sundays or holidays.

Please advise your family and friends to address mail to you as follows:

  • Student Name
  • Schmidt Hall Room Number
  • West Chester University
  • West Chester, PA 19383-2010

Room Set Up

Schmidt Hall is set up in a typical residence hall layout with two students per room and community bathrooms. Schmidt Hall rooms are approximately 16' X 12' with a window measuring 46" high X 72" wide. There are two single beds with 80" mattresses in each room. The beds may be used as separate beds or as bunk beds. Each room also has two desks, desk chairs, dressers, wardrobes, and under-bed storage units. The furniture is moveable. All rooms have air conditioning units.

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