The spirit of innovative thinking and social responsibility is forged in a curriculum of liberal arts and professional studies that creates a vital community of engaged learners who become confident, capable individuals prepared for leadership and service to society.
The Center for Teacher Education and Research, known as the CENTER, was established in 2004. The CENTER works to develop collaborations and partnerships between Westfield State University and public school districts, community colleges and universities, collaboratives, and professional organizations in order to provide high quality professional development for teachers and administrators.
One of the largest employers in the City of Westfield.
The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.Learn more about the Global Student Satisfaction Awards
The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to its employees and applicants for employment to ensure that individuals with disabilities enjoy equal access to all employment opportunities.
Computers in classroom/computer labs that are open to all students/programs are considered LCCs and are replaced every 4 years. For a list of currently supported labs, please contact the Academic Information Services (AIS) Technology Support Desk (TSD) Manager.
Any NEW student that is not covered by a qualifying health insurance program may obtain coverage through Blue Cross Blue Shield Student Health Insurance Plan, which is an alternative program arranged by the University and administered through University Health Plans, Inc.
You can roll out of bed a few minutes before class starts and still make it on time. You can stop by your room between classes. And you never have to worry about parking. Plus, all first-year students are guaranteed housing.Not only do we offer suite- and apartment-style halls, we also work hard to maintain and update all the residence halls to include nice lounge areas and comfortable, functional living spaces. And all residence halls have full-time directors on staff.
Maintaining health and fitness isn’t always easy. The key to staying healthy is not just about what you eat. Our campus offers two first-rate fitness centers that will help you maintain a healthy, balanced life.
Westfield State University is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Accreditation is a status granted to educational institutions or programs that have been found to meet or exceed stated criteria of educational quality.