Wilkes University

Visit Wilkes

Visit Wilkes University

Chances are, you have an idea of what the ideal college campus is like. Ivy-covered walls. Tree-lined streets. Students relaxing on the lawn, enjoying a sunny day as a bell tower calls out the hours.

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Spend some time walking around campus and you'll feel right at home.

Each of our residence halls is as unique as you are, ranging from contemporary to Tudor style. One even has a rope swing in the backyard.

If you get the gut feeling this might be the place for you, you're probably right.

Schedule a personalized visit today and confirm your suspicions. Looking for a preview before your visit to campus, check out our virtual tour. Or, if you prefer, plan to attend one of our open houses.

Don't forget to ask about Wilkes University new Instant decision process when you are scheduling a visit!

Visit us at an Open House. We offer them multiple times a year.

Each one is a little different so pick the one (or more) that suits you best. You can register for your favorite one (or more) right here about a month before it's scheduled.

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Tour campus and meet with an admissions counselor. 

You may also schedule a meeting with a professor or coach, pending availability.  Lunch will be included.

Visits may be scheduled:

  • Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m.
  • Select Saturdays from September through April at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

(Saturday visits includes only group admissions session and campus tour)

Please contact our admissions office with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or admissions@wilkes.edu.

Request a Visit

Visit FAQs

Why wait and worry whether you’ll get into the university of your choice? Wilkes University doesn’t think you should.

That’s why we’re taking some of the anxiety out of the college application process. High school seniors and transfer students can now find out immediately whether they’ve been admitted to Wilkes.  
 
The process is easy. Call for an on-campus, weekday appointment with a Wilkes admissions counselor.  As you tour the Wilkes University campus, admissions officers will review your file and give you an answer before you head home.

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Attend class and enjoy lunch with current students in your intended major.

  • Available to high school juniors or higher.
  • May be scheduled Monday through Friday from mid-September through early December or from late January through early May, pending class schedules.
  • Must be requested at least one week prior to desired date.

Please contact our admissions office directly with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or wushadowday@wilkes.edu.

Shadow Day Request

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Spend a night with a current Wilkes student in a campus residence hall, attend on-campus activities or athletics events, eat in the campus dining hall, and attend classes the next day.

  • Available only to high school seniors and transfer students who have been accepted to Wilkes University.
  • May be scheduled Monday through Thursday nights from mid-September through early December or from late January through early May, pending class schedules.
  • Must be requested at least one week prior to desired date.

Please contact our admissions office directly with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or wushadowday@wilkes.edu.

Overnight Request

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Deciding on which University or College you want to attend for the fall? Are you in between schools and Wilkes is one of them?

Come check Wilkes out on a deeper student level to help with your decision! You will attend activities like a sporting event and movie night, meet current students, interact with professors while you attend a class or two specific to your major, and more. For accepted students only.

2018 Colonel Overnight Experience dates:

  • Wednesday, January 31
  • Wednesday, March 14
  • Wednesday, April 18
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Wednesday

  • 4 p.m. Arrival and Ice breakers/open gym
  • 6 p.m. Dinner
  • 8 p.m. Community Event
  • 10 p.m. Pizza and a movie

Thursday

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. Class/Professor meeting
  • 11 a.m. Student Panel
  • 12 p.m. Lunch
  • 1 p.m. Class/Professor meeting/Athletic Coach Meeting
  • 3:30 p.m. Optional Financial Aid meeting
  • 4 p.m. Departure

Questions? Please contact Jessica Haczewski.


Wilkes U Virtul TourTour Campus Virtually!

Explore the Wilkes University campus through our virtual tour. Discover academic buildings, residence halls, the Farley Library, The Darte Center for the Performing Arts, the Henry Student Center and more!

Take the Virtual Tour

 


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