Welcome to the Office of Student Leadership & Involvement!

Welcome to the official umbrella website of all student organizations at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. With over 280 registered campus organizations, West Chester University provides a goldmine of opportunity to grow as an individual, to develop teamwork and leadership skills, and to network with other students and faculty in a variety of interest areas. This website features a database of all student organizations as well as various resources for leaders, advisors, and members of student groups. If this is your first time to the site, you should begin to explore the wide range of student organizations on campus by visiting the organizations page or if you are interested in one of our leadership programs utilize the leadership button.

West Chester University prides itself on its active student population.

Uphold the Purple & Gold

WCU Students: Do you want to be the first to know when we open registration for different leadership development opportunities on campus? If so, please complete this brief form to make sure that you are always in the know with what's going on in the Office of Student Leadership and Involvement

Follow this link to complete the form: https://orgsync.com/29326/forms/215532

Register today to participate in the 10th Annual Multicultural Student Leadership Conference, sponsored, in part, by State Farm

"It Takes a Village:  Continuing to Build Community Through Diversity and Inclusive Leadership"

You can sign up here to participate in the 10th Annual Multicultural Student Leadership Experience that will take place on Saturday, October 21, 2017 starting at 11:00 a.m. and finishing at 5:00 p.m. Once you sign up, more information will be sent to you.  We have a great event planned for you and this event costs you nothing as long as you show up and participate.  Free food. Free Keynote. Free swag. Entered to win great prizes if you stay the whole event. Must register by October 18, 2017 by 4:30 p.m.

Click the link below to reserve your space in this much anticipated annual event:


Explore Residential Leadership Series    

October 16, 2017    (Monday)  

Killinger Basement -  Event Planning from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                                                 

Women Leading Up Leadership Series

Sponsored, in part, by Enterprise Rent-A-Car  

Fall 2017 Schedule

All Programs are on Fridays and start at 3:00 p.m. in Sykes Union Ballrooms

October 20, 2017

November 17, 2017

  Any questions, please contact the Graduate Assistant at leadershipga@wcupa.edu  

 Want to go to Ireland & England during Spring Break 2018?

Hello Students interested in our WCU Cultural Experience Trip to Ireland & England (over Spring Break 2018)!

Included in the body of this email are links to additional information about our 2018 trip. We are so excited to formally invite all of you to come on this adventure with us. We ask that you start seriously consider joining us, as our deadline is quickly approaching: October 20th!


Please join us at an upcoming Information Session to learn more. If you don’t want to wait for an Info Session, then schedule a one-on-one appointment with me, your Program Coordinator, Jackie Aliotta by calling 610-436-2117. Mary Ellen will assist you in scheduling a 30 minute meeting on Jackie’s calendar.


Monday, September 25                6-7pm                   Sykes 209

Thursday, September 28              2-3pm                   Sykes 251  

Register before October 20th, 2017 at http://tinyurl.com/WCUSB2018 and submit your application!

Information about scholarships can be found here: http://wcupa.edu/studyabroadscholarships 

  • Make new friends here at WCU!
  • Learn about different cultures!
  • Travel the world!
  • Make life-long memories!


Please see listed below the Leadership Consultants and the clubs they are working with this academic year. The Leadership Resource Center is located in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union

Taylor McCahan- Religious & Service Organizations

Rodney Kaplan - Political & Activism Organizations, Academic Clubs from Accounting to English

Claire McCreavy - Special Interest Organizations (Active Minds to Improv)

Angelique Geronimo - Special Interest Organizations (Irish Dancing to Video Game)

Kyleigh Bleacher- Musical Organizations

Amanda Lee - Media & Publication Organizations, Academic Clubs from

Environmental Health to Philosophy

Sam Pettinati - Social Equity & Diversity Organizations

Timothy French - Leadership in Varsity Athletics

Morgan Newton - Governing Organizations, Academic Clubs from Political Science to Women in Science

Matthew Leinhauser - Honor Societies & Graduate Clubs

Kristen Baschoff - Sports Clubs

Christine Hicks - Greek Letter Organizations

For general "How to Get Involved" questions, please contact anyone of our Involvement Coordinators found in the Center for Student Involvement on the second floor of Sykes Student Union. 

Lauren Bishop, Alexa DiFilippo, Madison Paradise, Kevin Wagner

Want to start a new club?  Email Jackie Aliotta at jaliotta@wcupa.edu

Want to start a new Sports Club?  Email Michael Reno at mreno@wcupa.edu  



OrgSync is the way that all student organizations are managed at WCU. Everything you need to know about managing your OrgSync account can be found under the resources page. You can click the graphic below to be directed to the resources page.


Ram Pride Spotlights

If you have club news you want to spotlight, please forward that information to Charlie Warner at cwarner@wcupa.edu

Important Forms for Student Organization Management 

STUDENT ORGANIZATION RE-REGISTRATION PROCEDURESStudent_Organization_Re_Registration_Instructions


Upcoming Events 
Title Organization Date/Time
Women Leading Up: Don't Trick, Treat Each Other with Respect SLI 10/20/17
WCU STOMPS Cancer Halloween Costume 5k and Fun Walk BHH 10/22/17
SGA Senate Meeting SGA 10/24/17
Emerging Leaders Program SLI 10/26/17