Wilkes University

Diversity Student Services

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Diversity Student Services

What is the Office of Diversity Initiatives?

The Office of Diversity Initiatives in the Center for Global Education and Diversity provides educational support and resources for undergraduate and graduate students specifically those from underrepresented groups.

What types of services does the ODI provide to students?

The ODI welcomes the opportunity to assist students with personal, academic and career concerns that impact their academic success. These services are intended to help students successfully complete their degree program. This may include managing roommate conflicts, resolving a bursar balance, understanding university holds or faculty/student conflict resolution. 

The ODI can assist students in a variety of areas such as:

  • Adjustment to life as a college student in the Wilkes-Barre area
  • Navigating the college experience as a first-generation student
  • Interpreting university policies and procedures
  • Understanding major admission requirements  

How do I get in touch with the ODI?

You can visit the staff in the Center for Global Education and Diversity (South St & Franklin St) or call (570) 408-7356 to schedule an appointment.