Wilkes University

Directions to Campus

For Mapquest / Google Maps / GPS please use the following address:
84 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Take I-84 West to I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Take I-81 North to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Take I-81 North to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

 

Take I-80 West to Exit 277.
At traffic light proceed straight and take the northeastern extension of the turnpike (476) North to exit 105 (Bear Creek/Wilkes-Barre - old Exit 36).
Turn left onto 115 North and follow it until it becomes Route 309 North.

Take the Northeast Extension of the PA Turnpike (476) to Exit 105 (Bear Creek/Wilkes-Barre, Old Exit 36).
Turn left onto 115 North and follow it until it becomes Route 309 North.

Take I-80 East to I-81 North (Exit 260). Travel north to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.

Take I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.
Take I-81 South to Exit 170B (Old Exit 47B).
This will put you on Route 309 North.


Once you are on Rou
te 309 North

take Exit 3 (River Street Exit), then make a left at traffic light.

to the Parkade for Undergraduate Admissions in Chase Hall

You are now on River Street. Immediately after turning left onto River Street you will encounter the 1st of 9 traffic lights. Continue on River Street to the 9th traffic lights (about 2 miles). At the 9th traffic light, turn left. You are now on W. South Street. Go to the 2nd traffic light and make a left onto South Main Street. You will see our Public Safety office and the University Parkade on the right. Make a right and input the key code to open the security gate (key code must be obtained in advance from an Admissions representative).

Download Campus Map (.pdf)

NOTE: See directions for Henry Student Center if attending Open House.

to Graduate Admissions in Breiseth Hall

by following the directions to Undergraduate Admissions. Breiseth Hall is located diagonally across the Green Way. Graduate admissions is located in the basement.

to the Henry Student Center (and parking lot)

Make a left at traffic light. You are now on River Street. Immediately after turning left onto River Street you will encounter the first of 9 traffic lights. Continue on River Street to the 9th light where you will turn left (east) onto South Street. The Henry Student Center will be the second building on your right. Immediately to the left of the building (just after the crosswalk) is a driveway that leads to the parking lot. Use this parking lot for open house parking.

to Ralston Athletic Complex (football, soccer, field hockey, tennis, baseball)

Make a left at traffic light. You are now on River Street. Make a right at the 7th light onto the Market Street Bridge. Get into the left lane and make the first left turn on the opposite side of the bridge (Look for a running track.). Follow the curved road, which leads into a parking lot, but turn right before you get to the lot. Turn left into the Wilkes parking lot, which is just before the railroad overpass.

to the Marts Center (wrestling, basketball)

Make a left at traffic light. You are now on River Street. Follow River Street to Ross Street, which is the first street past South Street. Make a left onto W Ross St. Make a left onto S. Frankin St. Destination will be on your right.The Marts Center is located at 274 South Franklin Street.There is a parking lot just past the gym on the left side of the street.

 


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