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Auxiliary Services

Auxiliary Services enhances the University’s pursuit of excellence and fulfills the needs of students, faculty, staff and visitors by developing and offering high-quality goods and services at a reasonable cost, operating in a financially self-supporting manner and providing exceptional customer service to the campus.


The CalCard is your official California University of Pennsylvania identification card. In addition to identifying you as a student at California University, the card provides access to campus events, activities, residence halls, complimentary rides on the Mid Mon Valley Transit Authority bus routes, library access, Dine Dollars and Shop Dollars. Through an agreement between the University and the Pennsylvania State Employees Credit Union (PSECU), the CalCard also serves as a bank debit card, if you choose the banking option. This provides the cardholder with access to cash from ATMs and payment for purchases at point-of-sale locations on and off campus. Learn more

Cal U Student Bookstore

The Cal U Student Bookstore is the official bookstore of Cal U and is the one-stop source for students. Carrying a selection of new and used textbooks, the latest clothing and gifts, academically priced software and computers, school, residence hall, and art supplies, the Cal U Student Bookstore is the place to shop for Cal U supplies. Shop anytime by visiting us online. Visit the bookstore

Dining and Hospitality Services

Dining and Hospitality Services provides meal plan, catering and retail dining to the campus community at a reasonable cost. Dining and Hospitality Services has retail dining venues located in the Elmo Natali Student Center, Sycamore Bistro at Herron Hall, Flatz Express at Vulcan Village and a mobile food truck. Learn more

Vending Services

Vending Services is provided through a contracted vending company using more than 70 coin- and CalCard-operated machines located in more than 34 buildings on the Cal U campus, including the Southpointe facility. In addition, the staff is responsible for solicitation on campus. For information about Vending Services on campus please contact Todd Edwards, CalCard administrator, at 724-938-5693.

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Meet Lawrence J. Sebek

Larry Sebek

Lawrence  J. Sebek
Interim Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

The associate vice president for Student Affairs maintains relationships in varying degrees with various administrative units and employees of the University. He/she provides leadership for the Natali Student Center, Herron Recreation and Fitness Center, Student Media Services, Student Activities, Student Leadership including Student Government, Fraternity and Sorority Life and auxiliary services contractors in order to fully integrate the academic and extracurricular experiences of students. 

The associate vice president for Student Affairs is responsible for the administrative management of the CalCard office, Cal U Student Bookstore, Dining and Hospitality Services, residence life laundry and vending services. Duties include planning, directing and coordinating these activities, which provide goods and services required to meet the educational objectives of Student Affairs. The associate vice president reports to the vice president for Student Affairs.