Wilkes University

Newly Accepted International Students

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Welcome to Wilkes University!

Before your arrival here at the school there are certain steps that you will need to take. The International Student Services Office is here to help you make the transition to Wilkes as easy as possible. To start, here is some important information to look at before arrival.

New Student Information

Guide to Wilkes University and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania:

Additional Information

According to University Guidelines you will need to turn in a Health Form and have health insurance while attending Wilkes University. Before arrival in the US please have this form completed and turn it in to ISS at orientation or to the Health Services office at Wilkes University. You will receive this form with your acceptance letter; you can also download the form here: Health & Physical Form


When arriving at Wilkes you will need to attend the MANDATORY orientation. Here you should bring with you:

  • Your copy of I-20
  • I-94 admission number (print out) retrieved from the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol Website. For more information click here
  • Passport
  • U.S. Visa
  • Health Insurance (If you have it, if not you will be required to get the school’s)
  • Health Form
  • Financial Guarantee (if applicable)
  • TOEFL and IELTS score (if an academic student)

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