Wilkes University

Welcome Back Students

August, 2017

Welcome Back Students!

As the start of the fall semester approaches (August 28th), here is some important information for your attention:

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Please remember to retrieve an up-to-date copy of your Fall 2017 Class Schedule via the MYWilkes portal as close to the start of classes as possible, as some room assignments may change.  Note that you are formally registered for all courses listing “RE” or “RW” status.  A “WL” status after a particular course means that you are only wait-listed, not registered, for that course; if you are still interested in that particular course/section, you should check directly with the instructor during the first week of classes to see if any openings have occurred due to drop/add activity.  If you gain entry into that class, or wish to drop or add a course, you must still obtain the appropriate form, secure the proper signature(s), and return it to the Registrar’s Office for processing.  Please note that you must be registered for 12 credits in order to be considered a full time student for billing and financial aid purposes.

Update Personal Information

It is also very important that our office keep up-to-date student information in our records.  Please make sure we have your local address and phone number in our system.  Click on this local address link to enter your local address & phone information. 

January 2018 Graduates

It is imperative that students planning to complete their degree requirements at the end of the fall 2017 semester adhere to the deadlines as listed in the graduation information link.

Student Affairs Update

Click here for an overall student update on many campus topics, including Residence Hall openings.

Extended Office Hours & Dates

Click here for information on extended office hours and important dates and times for the beginning of the semester. 

New Office Direct Dial Phone Numbers

The Registrar’s Office

Located in Capin Hall (165 South Franklin Street) on the 1st Floor.

Phone: 570-408-4961
Fax: 570-408-4004
Email: registrar@wilkes.edu

The Financial Aid Office

Located in Capin Hall (165 South Franklin Street) on the 2nd Floor.

Phone: 570-408-4512
Fax:570-408-4004
Email: financialaid@wilkes.edu

The Bursar’s Office (Cashier)

Located at 32 West South Street on the 1st floor.

Phone: 570-408-4960
Fax: 570-408-7849
Email: billing@wilkes.edu 

Payment Policy

Wilkes University Payment Policy states that all Tuition Bills for the semester are due ten business days prior to the start of classes.  Students who have not obtained financial clearance by that time shall have their registration for the upcoming semester canceled. Several options are available for students to obtain financial clearance. To review a complete list of options for obtaining financial clearance, please go to www.wilkes.edu/paymentpolicy.

New Dean’s List GPA Minimum

Beginning with the Fall 2017 term, the minimum semester GPA required for earning Dean’s List recognition on a student’s academic record will be 3.50. As always, students who attempt fewer than 12 credit hours in any semester are not eligible for nomination to the Dean’s List.

See you around campus soon!

Susan Hritzak

Susan Hritzak, M.B.A
University Registrar


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