Wilkes University

Visit Wilkes University

Visit Wilkes University

Now that you've had a chance to digest the mountains of material you've received from other schools and cruised around our website, it's time to look a little deeper. Open the closets. Look under the rugs. Check out things for yourself.Open House

Visit us at an Open House. We offer them multiple times a year.

Each one is a little different so pick the one (or more) that suits you best. You can register for your favorite one (or more) right here about a month before it's scheduled.

2017-2018 Open House Dates:

  • Saturday, Sept 23, 2017* | Open House Schedule
    • Registration is now CLOSED.  Walk-ins are welcome.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017*
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Saturday, March 24, 2018 | VIP Day** (accepted students only)
  • Saturday, April 14, 2018

Please Note: Online registration will open exactly one month prior to the event date.


*In September and November you can find out if you're accepted. 
Seniors can complete an application online and then bring official high school transcripts and SAT/ACT scores to the open house. While you learn about us, our admissions staff will review your packet and give you an admission decision before you leave!

Accepted students and all high school students are welcome to attend this open house as well.

VIP Day**Every March, accepted students only are invited to VIP Day.

Attend "mini classes" (38 to choose from!) tour campus, and meet with representatives of many campus organizations. It's a great way to spend a Saturday (and get a free lunch). Bring your parents or some friends!  Remember - this is only for accepted students.

Visit us at an Open House. We offer them multiple times a year.

Each one is a little different so pick the one (or more) that suits you best. You can register for your favorite one (or more) right here about a month before it's scheduled.

Learn More

Tour campus and meet with an admissions counselor. 

You may also schedule a meeting with a professor or coach, pending availability.  Lunch will be included.

Visits may be scheduled:

  • Monday through Friday at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 2 p.m.
  • Select Saturdays from September through April at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

(Saturday visits includes only group admissions session and campus tour)

Please contact our admissions office with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or admissions@wilkes.edu.

Request a Visit

Visit FAQs

Why wait and worry whether you’ll get into the university of your choice? Wilkes University doesn’t think you should.

That’s why we’re taking some of the anxiety out of the college application process. High school seniors and transfer students can now find out immediately whether they’ve been admitted to Wilkes.  
 
The process is easy. Call for an on-campus, weekday appointment with a Wilkes admissions counselor.  As you tour the Wilkes University campus, admissions officers will review your file and give you an answer before you head home.

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Attend class and enjoy lunch with current students in your intended major.

  • Available to high school juniors or higher.
  • May be scheduled Monday through Friday from mid-September through early December or from late January through early May, pending class schedules.
  • Must be requested at least one week prior to desired date.

Please contact our admissions office directly with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or wushadowday@wilkes.edu.

Shadow Day Request

Visit FAQs

Spend a night with a current Wilkes student in a campus residence hall, attend on-campus activities or athletics events, eat in the campus dining hall, and attend classes the next day.

  • Available only to high school seniors and transfer students who have been accepted to Wilkes University.
  • May be scheduled Monday through Thursday nights from mid-September through early December or from late January through early May, pending class schedules.
  • Must be requested at least one week prior to desired date.

Please contact our admissions office directly with any questions: (570) 408-4400 or wushadowday@wilkes.edu.

Overnight Request

Visit FAQs

Deciding on which University or College you want to attend for the fall? Are you in between schools and Wilkes is one of them?

Come check Wilkes out on a deeper student level to help with your decision! You will attend activities like a sporting event and movie night, meet current students, interact with professors while you attend a class or two specific to your major, and more!

Our first Colonel Overnight Experience will run from 4 p.m.February 8, 2017 to 4 p.m. on February 9, 2017 for ACCEPTED Students only!

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, February 8

  • 4 p.m. Arrival and Ice breakers/open gym
  • 6 p.m. Dinner
  • 8 p.m. Men’s Basketball Game
  • 10 p.m. Pizza and a movie

Thursday, February 9

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. Class/Professor meeting
  • 11 a.m. Student Panel
  • 12 p.m. Lunch
  • 1 p.m. Class/Professor meeting/Athletic Coach Meeting
  • 3:30 p.m. Optional Financial Aid meeting
  • 4 p.m. Departure

Registration for this event is full, please contact your admissions counselor if you wish to schedule a personal shadow/overnight day.

Questions? Please contact Corey Hauser.


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