Wilkes University


2015-16 Open House Presenter Response Requested

Please email our Admissions office directly at admissionsopenhouse@wilkes.edu with the faculty/staff member(s) who will represent your department on each Open House date (excluding VIP Day). Please name the presenter for each date and session as well as the Academic Fair. We kindly ask for a response before May 30th, 2015. The Open House dates and the sessions/times are listed below. Since the Academic Fair begins at 1 p.m. during each Open House, the session times for each department should not change for the 2015-2016 academic year. If you are willing to present at multiple sessions, please include this in your email. Thank you all for your continued support! **Please note: There was a conflict with our January 2016 Dates; please see below for the updated January 2016 Open House Date and Snow Date. Reminder emails will also be sent at least a month in advance of each date.

Open House Dates: 

  • Friday, July 17th, 2015 
  • Saturday, Sept 19th, 2015 
  • Saturday, Nov 14th, 2015 
  • Saturday, Jan 23rd, 2016 (Snow Date: Saturday, January 30th, 2016)
  • VIP Day (Save the Date – no response required) Saturday, Mar 19th, 2016 

Sessions 1, 2, & 3 Below:

Session I (10 – 10:45 AM) Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry Business Administration (Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Management, Marketing, Sports & Event Management) Communications (Journalism, Public Relations, Broadcast Media, Speech/Rhetoric) Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math Education (Early Childhood, Middle, Secondary, Special) Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering Financial Aid Nursing Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Economics Theater, Musical Theater, Music, Dance Undecided/How to Choose a Major

Session II (11 – 11:45 AM) College Athletics and Marts Center Tour Electrical, Mechanical and Engineering Management English Financial Aid Global History and Languages Integrative Media and Arts (Graphic Arts, Game Design, Animation, Production, Art Director, Editor/Writer) Pharmacy Philosophy Political Science, Pre-Law, International Studies Psychology

Session III (12- 12:45 PM) A Guide to College for First Time Parents College Athletics and Marts Center Tour Cooperative Education/Internships and Student Development excl. Pharm, Nsg, Ed Financial Aid @ 12:30pm Global Education and Study Abroad Health Sciences (Med Lab Sciences, pre-professional science programs) Marching Band/Color Guard Residence Life ROTC (Army and Air Force) Transfer Session Academic Fair (1:00 - 2:30 PM) Please have one faculty and one student from each major present