Wilkes University

Admissions Events

Visit Days

Discover and experience all Wilkes has to offer.

Join us for one of our many admissions events to explore science, education, nursing, business, arts, humanities and social sciences, transfer and more!


Open House

Winter Open House

Now that you've had a chance to digest the mountains of material you've received from other schools and cruised around our website, it's time to look a little deeper. Open the closets. Look under the rugs. Check out things for yourself.

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Colonel Overnight Experience student

Colonel Overnight Experience

If you’ve been dreaming about your future at Wilkes University, you’re invited to experience life on campus at one of our Colonel Overnights:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 23, to Thursday, Jan. 24 (registration is now OPEN)
  • Thursday, Jan. 31 to Friday, Feb. 1 (registration is now OPEN)
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 to Friday, Feb. 22
  • Friday, March 22 to Saturday, March 23 (also Accepted Students Day)
  • Tuesday, April 9 to Wednesday, April 10

Immerse yourself in college life by going to classes, eating in the dining hall, getting to know other accepted students, and spending the night in a residence hall with a student host.

Colonel Overnight Experience is for accepted students only. Questions? Contact us at admissions@wilkes.edu or 570-408-4400.

Register for Jan. 23 - 24 Event

Register for Jan. 31 - Feb. 1 Event


Shadow Days and Overnight Visits

Join us for a Shadow Day or Overnight Visit with Wilkes University. Attend classes, stay in our dorms, and experience life as a Wilkes University student.

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Personalized Visit

Life as a student is busy. If your calendar is booked and you can’t make our admissions events, contact us to schedule a personalized visit at your convenience.

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Patrons requesting accommodations or services at Wilkes University or Wilkes University-sponsored events in accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III: Public Accommodations are asked to contact the University at 1-800-Wilkes-U to request such services/accommodations. It is recommended that requests be made at least 48 hours prior to any event.


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