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Family Day

Second Floor • Passan Hall • 570-408-4100 (T) • 570- 408-7811 (F) • Email

Continue a Wilkes Family tradition by attending the Family Day picnic.

Family Day gives you the opportunity to meet faculty and staff who have become, or are becoming an important part of your student's life. 

If you are from out-of-town, the Family Day brunch offers a chance to reunite and create a day of special memories.

If you live locally, the Family Day brunch offers the chance to enjoy Wilkes as you have not done before--through the eyes of a current student.

Below is the schedule for our 2013 Family Day:

Click here to register online (We will begin taking reservations on Aug. 26)
or call 1-800-WILKESU (945-5378) ext. 4105 by Monday, Sept. 16 to make reservations. 

Please leave a message indicating:

  • The name of your student
  • If the student has a meal plan
  • TOTAL number of picnic reservations (excluding student)
  • If you plan on attending “Autumn Desserts”

You may pick up football tickets at registration.

Parking is available at any campus lot. Shuttle buses will be available to take you to the football field, at the pick-up spot behind the Student Center, every 20 minutes. Parking at Ralston Field is extremely limited.

If you have questions, please call the Office of Student Affairs at (570) 408-4107 or (800) 945-5378, ext. 4107.

Saturday, Sept. 21  
10:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Registration - At either entrance to Schmidt Stadium, in the Ralston Athletic Complex.

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please join us for the Wilkes University Family Picnic, Ralston Field.

12:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. "The Art of Balliet"
12 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sordoni Art Gallery
Stark Learning Center - 150 S. River Street
1:00 p.m. Wilkes University Football vs. Widener University
Ralston Field, Schmidt Stadium
5:00 p.m. Protestant Service and/or Catholic Mass
Henry Student Center, Second Floor
5:00 p.m. Wilkes University Women's Soccer vs. Arcadia University
Ralston Field
6:00 p.m. Wilkes University Women's Field Hockey vs. Alvernia Valley
Ralston Field, Schmidt Stadium
4:00 p.m. to 5:15 p.m. Autumn Desserts (for students and families)  
Location: Henry Student Center | Lounge, 1st Floor
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
  Dinner on your own
Enjoy the Henry's Food Court or one of Wilkes-Barre's fine eateries.
  Movie Tickets
Anyone wishing to go to Cinema 14 Friday or Saturday can obtain 3 free tickets PER student at registration. First come, first served!
7:00 PM Family Entertainment: TBA
Henry Student Center Ballroom

Parking is available at any lot on campus

Shuttle buses will leave from the pick-up spot behind the Henry Student Center every 20 minutes.
Parking at Ralston Field is available, but extremely limited.

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