First-Year Student Orientation at Wilkes University is not just for your student!
We understand that parents/families also experience the transition to college life. Wilkes offers a Family and Guest Orientation program that coincides with your incoming student's program.
Here are a few of the topics that you and your student can learn more about over the course of this program:
- Financial Aid
- Campus Safety
- Academic Scheduling and Advising
- Resident and Commuter Life
- Technology at Wilkes
- Campus Banking
- Wilkes Bookstore Resources
- Health and Wellness
- Orientation Sessions
- Wednesday, July 7
- Thursday, July 8
- Friday, July 9
- Monday, July 12
- Tuesday, July 13
- Wednesday, July 14
Orientation will be hosted as a face-to face, on-campus, one-day experience. Students will have their choice to attend one of six sessions.
Explore what Luzerne County and the Wilkes-Barre area has to offer!
New to Wilkes-Barre?
Check out a couple of our local recommendations and area attractions.
Is your student living on campus? The Office of Residence Life has partnered with DormCo. 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 DormCo.com/Wilkes for more information!