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Westfield State University

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Founded in 1839 by Horace Mann, Westfield State was the first co-educational college in America to offer an education without barrier to race, creed, or economic status.


  • College of Education, Health, and Human Services
  • College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • College of Mathematics and Sciences
  • College of Graduate and Continuing Education
  • 50+ Majors and Concentrations


The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity, under the leadership of  Director, Dr. Lamis Jarvinen, promotes and provides strategic cross-disciplinary support for all students, faculty, and staff to engage in creative scholarship.  The goal is to remove barriers and empower students by facilitating and fostering collaborative engagement, professional development, and funding to support student research and creative activity in and out of the classroom.


Career Center - Students looking to get into the job market can schedule a mock interview, connect with alumni or polish their resumes with our assistance.


Student services

The Student Government Association (SGA) is the longest standing open forum on campus. SGA consists of a 75 member Legislature and eight member Executive Council. The Executive Council is selected annually through a campus election held in the spring. The Legislature is made up of elected representative students from each Class and Residence Hall, Commuters, Multicultural Representation, Community Relations/Fundraising Representative and Representatives at large.

Housing services

Traditional Style Living

  • Courtney Hall
  • Davis Hall
  • Dickinson Hall
  • Lammers Hall

Apartment/Suite Style Living

  • Apartment Complex
  • New Hall
  • University Hall

Library services

  • Westfield State University Ely Library
  • Chicopee Public Library 

ICT services

Wi-Fi and wired internet access with streaming cable service

Medical services

  • Our onsite clinic will get you feeling better in no time.
  • A healthy body is a healthy mind.
  • Whether you are feeling sick or need medical advice our professional and nurturing staff at Health Services is here to take care of you.
  • Our mission is to provide coordinated health care, wellness education and disease prevention enabling students to achieve their academic goals.

Student Life

Campus life

  • 256 acres
  • 24 buildings
  • Tobacco-free
  • 10 minutes from Mass Pike, Exit 3
  • 20 minutes from Springfield
  • 30 minutes from Northampton/Amherst and the Berkshires
  • 2 hours from Boston, Providence, and Albany
  • 3 hours from New York City

Sports facilities

The Fitness Center, located in Ely, offers its members a variety of programs and services throughout the calendar year to promote a more balanced life through health and fitness.

  • Fitness Area with free weights, strength training machines and cardio equipment
  • Racquetball Court
  • Aerobic Room
  • Assessment Room
  • Lockers Rooms and Showers
The Woodward Center

Student clubs

  • Psi Chi - WSU Chapter
  • WSU-TV
  • Circle K Club
  • Figures Club
  • Relay For Life Club
  • Tell Me About Your Day
  • Women in Business Club


Westfield State University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education - NECHE. 

Westfield, Massachusetts, United States

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