Wilkes University



First Year Student Orientation offers a variety of programs and activities for our new students and their guests.

Orientation ParentsHere are just some of the topics that you learn more about over the course of the session:

  • Financial Aid
  • Campus Safety
  • Academic Scheduling and Advising
  • Resident and Commuter Life
  • Technology at Wilkes
  • Campus Banking
  • Wilkes Bookstore Resources
  • Health and Wellness

Registration for Orientation Session will be held in the Henry Student Center. Please use any University parking lots, with the exception of the Chase Hall Lot. Please refer to the campus map. Meter parking is also available on the streets surrounding the Wilkes University campus.

Housing is not provided for families and guests during the orientation sessions. Here are some suggested places to stay near Wilkes University.

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Please visit the Wilkes University Parents website for important upcoming dates, helpful resources, and a virtual tour of our campus!

Is your student living on campus? The Inter-Residence Hall Council (IRHC) has partnered with College-Ave to provide our students with a convenient, affordable way to purchase extra-long sheets and bedding items. Proceeds from this program go to the Inter-Residence Hall Council and are used for programming in the residence halls. Please visit www.wilkes.college-ave.com for more information!

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