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Veterans Services at Wilkes University

Veterans Services assists all veterans, and their families, who are currently serving or who have formerly served our country as they pursue their higher education at Wilkes University.

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  • Use our checklist (.pdf) to ensure all the necessary steps have been completed in order to attend Wilkes University utilizing your Veteran’s Benefits.
  • Visit our Majors and Minors to view our programs of study to find the one best suited for you.


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Contact Us

Mailing Address: 84 W. South St. Wilkes Barre, PA 18766
Physical Address: Capin Hall | 165 S. Franklin St. Wilkes Barre, PA 18706                
Phone:  570-408-4961
Fax: 570-408-4004

Veteran’s Counselor: Lt. Col. Mark Kaster, USAF Ret.

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“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. More information about education benefits offered by the VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

Military Friendly School

G.I. Jobs magazine named Wilkes University to its list of Military Friendly Schools for eleven consecutive years. This list honors the top colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s service members and veterans as students.


Military Friendly School

OnlineU ranked Wilkes University 37th in the nation for online military-friendly schools. The award recognizes dedication to serving the unique needs of military service members, veterans and their families, with strong military communities and support networks for military-affiliated online students.

Military Friendly School

Wilkes University has been named a Pennsylvania National Guard Associations (PNGAS) Guard-Friendly School. PNGAS is a nonprofit whose mission is to support the men, women and veterans of the Pennsylvania National Guard. Read More