Frequently Asked Questions

General Admissions

We have admissions counselors available to connect virtually with you via an online video conference, phone call, or email. Sign up to schedule a virtual meeting with a counselor or connect with our counselors via email.

Yes, all admissions processes with the exception of on-campus visits and events are continuing as normal.

No, the admissions office continues to operate as normal and decisions are made daily.

The enrollment deposit deadline has been extended to June 1. 

After closely monitoring this unique time in our nation, we have decided to shift the new student summer orientation session from in-person sessions to an online, virtual format. August's Welcome Weekend will be expanded to allow more time to get to know the campus and your new classmates!

We are monitoring the situation closely and hope you will be able to visit our beautiful campus again soon. Until then, sign up to schedule a virtual meeting with a counselor or view our beautiful campus through our virtual tour.

We have admissions counselors available to connect virtually with you via an online video conference, phone call, or email. Sign up to schedule a virtual meeting with a counselor or connect with our counselors via email. You can also explore our beautiful campus through our virtual tour.

Once campus reopens, we will begin offering admissions visits to Wilkes. Until then, we have admissions counselors available to connect virtually with you via an online video conference, phone call, or email. Sign up to schedule a virtual meeting with a counselor or connect with our counselors via email. You can also tour our beautiful campus with our virtual tour.

Yes, we are continuing business as usual. Please email respective offices with any questions or concerns you may have.

Financial Aid
financialaid@wilkes.edu
Sign up for a virtual meeting with a Financial Aid counselor.
First-Year Orientation
orientation@wilkes.edu

Unofficial transcripts will be reviewed by Wilkes on a case-by-case basis. More information will be communicated to you by your admissions counselor in a timely manner so please be sure to provide accurate contact information. You may email your unofficial transcripts to admissions@wilkes.edu.

Transfer Students

Unofficial transcripts will be reviewed by Wilkes on a case-by-case basis. More information will be communicated to you by your admissions counselor in a timely manner so please be sure to provide accurate contact information. You may email your unofficial transcripts to admissions@wilkes.edu.

We understand that current circumstances may delay issuance of your final transcript. Please send us your final transcripts as soon as they are available and we will process the credit transfers.

At Wilkes, we practice a holistic review of your application to make an admission decision. We will work with you through this challenging time to make sure we have the best information available to render a decision.

Yes, Transfer Day scheduled for Monday, April 13, is canceled. We will reach out to you when we have a new date. Until then, schedule a virtual meeting with your admission counselor or explore our beautiful campus through our virtual tour.

At this time, we do not expect the dates of orientation to change.

International Students

Wilkes continues to welcome students from around the world! We are monitoring the situation daily and will abide by any decisions made by the United States government.

Unfortunately, current U.S. visa services worldwide are temporarily suspended. We are monitoring this development carefully and will update this information appropriately.

At Wilkes, we practice a holistic review of your application to make an admission decision. We will work with you through this challenging time to make sure we have the best information available to render a decision.

We will accept unofficial transcripts to make preliminary admission decisions. Your enrollment at Wilkes is contingent upon receipt of your final official transcripts/mark sheets.

Students who are transferring from within the United States and have immigration questions, please reach out to the appropriate contact listed below:

For last names A-M:
Jonathan Summers
jonathan.summers@wilkes.edu
For last names N-Z:
Crystal Cool
crystal.cool@wilkes.edu
All admissions questions should be directed to:
Abby Love
abby.love@wilkes.edu