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Student Activities

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Our goal in Student Development is to ensure that there is always something to do on, or around, our campus.
Students bowling during Student Development event

Below you’ll find a list of events that we’ve planned for you, at little to no cost. Take in a movie, enjoy a night out bowling with friends, or join us on one of our many day trips. If there is something that you would like to do but don’t see here, stop by and let us know about it – we always love getting feedback from students!

And, if you want to try something a little outside the box, check out our Adventure Series!


 

SPRING EVENTS AND TRIPS:

(Sign up at Henry Student Center Info Desk.)

Have some down time during club hours on Tuesdays?  Come visit the first floor of the SUB, every Tuesday, 11-1, for #SDTuesdays.

 

January
1/13-1/17 Week of Welcome
            Monday – Meet Student Development/Event Fair
            Tuesday – National Dress Up Your Pet Day
            Wednesday – Club Promo Day
            Thursday – Rock Wall
            Friday – Warm up with SD
1/21 National Hug Day
1/28 National Kazoo Day with Scavenger Hunt
           
February
2/4 Black History Month Event
2/6 National Fro-Yo Day
2/8 Jersey Boys @ Scranton Cultural Center
2/11 Valentine’s Craft
2/18 Wilkes Pride Day
2/23-3/1 Chill Fest
 
March
3/18 National Awkward Moments Day
3/19 Student Choice Day- Ballroom Dancing!
3/21 Globetrotters
3/22 WBS Penguins Hockey Game
3/25 Smoothies in the Spring
 
April
4/1 “Biggest Event of the Year” 
4/11 WBS Rail Riders Baseball Game
4/15 This or That Day
4/22 Earth Day
4/29 National Soft Pretzel Day
  
May
5/6 Brain Food Bar & National Teacher Day

 

 To find out what's going on in Student Development, please stop by the Student Center Information Desk to pick up a mini-schedule.

 


 

WEEKEND ENTERTAINMENT:

 

Chacko’s Bowling passes - FREE

  • Passes can be obtained at the Information Desk of the Student Center and are good for one game and a shoe rental.
  • One pass per student per week. Forty passes will be given out each week.


Theater 14
Movie Tickets - $3

  • Tickets can be obtained at the Information Desk of the Student Center Tuesdays and Wednesdays
  • With ID – 1/week (for Undergraduate Students Only)
  • Sponsored by the Wilkes Programming Board


Mountain Bike Rental – FREE

  • Rent a mountain bike for the day at the Information Desk of the Student Center!

Check out Wilkes University Student Development on Facebook and Twitter
to take advantage of special offers on trips and other events

Wilkes Student Development - Facebook  


 
 
Request a Student Government Vehicle:  
  • Send a google calendar invite/email to sgvans@gmail.com to request a vehicle. You will receive a reply once your request has been approved or denied.

  • Please provide the following information:
    • Club/Department
    • Advisor/staff/faculty Name
    • # of vehicles requested
    • Purpose of Trip
    • WIN
    • Name of driver(s)
    • Driver’s Phone #(s) 

Request a Room in the Student Union Building:  
  • Send a google calendar invite to the room you are requesting; you will receive a reply once your request has been approved or denied.

  • Please provide the following information:
    • Event Title
    • Date(s) and Time of Event
       
  • Rooms available for request through Student Development: 
    • Ballroom: rmballroomhsc@wilkes.edu
    • Hiscox Room: rmhiscoxhsc@wilkes.edu
    • First Floor Lounge: rmhsclounge@wilkes.edu
    • Conference Room (For Professional Use Only): rmhscconference@wilkes.edu
    • Miller Room: rmmillerhsc@wilkes.edu
    • Leadership Room: rmstuddevleadership@wilkes.edu
  • Need a table in the SUB Concourse?  Please send your request to rmrothconcourse@wilkes.edu via google calendar.
    • Event Title
    • Date(s) and Time of Event
    • Number of tables needed

 

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