March 21 - 22

Business & Public Management Building

About

HackWCU is a 24 hour student hackathon hosted by the West Chester Computer Science Club. Join us and over 250+ students and tech professionals for weekend full of fun, innovation, and creative problem solving. You’ll enjoy tech talks, free food, and fun activities while you build innovative and exciting projects with your fellow students.

Schedule

3.21

3.21

Saturday

13

Check-in Begins

14

Opening Ceremonies

16

Check-in Closes

18

Dinner

24

Midnight Snack

3.22

3.22

Sunday

07

Breakfast

12

Lunch

14

Judging Begins

16

Closing Ceremonies

FAQ

Sponsors

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HackWCU Humans

Hackers

Creators

Leaders

Builders

Innovators

Fluent in logical thinking and problem solving skills. Hackers are persistent, patient, and have a passion for finding the root cause of issues. They are masters at crafting new tools and systems via a step-by-step logical process.

Apply their mastery of aesthetics and design to push the limits of convention and creativity. Translating ideas and visions into tangible deliverables, they recharge through introspection and imagination to assess principles in transforming ideas into practical solutions.

Bold and strong-willed, leaders have a clear direction and vision of what needs to be created and why it matters. Keeping the big picture in mind, they keep their team on track to reach high level goals while maintaining a welcoming and collaborative work environment.

Concretely thinking in multi-faceted ways, builders are methodical, hardworking, and dependable. They enjoy hands-on work and cautiously apply systematic methods and practices to move tangible solutions forward accordingly.

Curious and experimental thinkers are constantly deconstructing and rebuilding systems. Applying their strategic thinking to execute novel, refined solutions — innovators are always looking forward and finding opportunity.

Apply their mastery of aesthetics and design to push the limits of convention and creativity. Translating ideas and visions into tangible deliverables, they recharge through introspection and imagination to assess principles in transforming ideas into practical solutions.

Tracks

Define your path! At HackWCU, we are focused on our community and our hackers. When you arrive, discover a problem that excites you and go fix it! Also, we sometimes bring challenges to you, our corporate-sponsored tracks to be announced on the day of our event.

Community

Technology is a powerful platform that helps identify and address issues of inequality and accessibility within our communities. Work to create a solution that assists a community you care about.

Classic

Making a difference in our communities depends on our experiences and backgrounds. This track gives you the freedom to tackle issues important to you in whatever way you wish.