Wilkes University

Visit Days

Visit Days

Discover and experience all Wilkes has to offer.

Join us for one of our many admissions events to explore science, education, nursing, business, arts, humanities and social sciences, transfer and more!


Open House

Instant Decision Open House

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.

Registration is now CLOSED. Walk-ins are welcome. Questions? Contact our admissions office at (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4400 or admissions@wilkes.edu.


Open House

Personalized Visit

Life as a high school student is busy. If your calendar is booked and you can’t make our admissions events, contact us to schedule a personalized visit at your convenience.

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An Experience in Nursing

An Experience in Nursing

If you’re considering a major in nursing, come see how our Passan School of Nursing can prepare you for a rewarding career. An Experience in Nursing will give you a chance to learn about our program from current students, alumni, faculty and staff.

  • 9 a.m. Registration – Breakfast snacks and beverages will be provided.
  • 9:30 a.m. Welcome to Nursing – Learn about our nursing program from faculty and staff.
  • 10:30 a.m. Alumni/Student Panel – Discuss classes, clinical rotations and campus life.
  • 11:30 a.m. Lunch – Guests will have a complimentary lunch in the dining hall.
  • 12:15 p.m. Tour – Check out classrooms, residence halls and the Clinical Nursing Simulation Center.

Registration is now closed.  Questions? Please call 570-408-4089.


Business Exploration Day

Business Exploration Day

If you’ve thought about a career in business, come see how our Jay S. Sidhu School of Business & Leadership can prepare you for the agency, boardroom, Wall Street and beyond.

  • Date/Time: Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 • 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

9 a.m.  — Check-in at the Henry Student Center, second floor        

  • Continental breakfast
  • Meet and greet education and admissions staff

9:30 a.m. —  Welcome

10 a.m. —  Attend a class or take a campus tour

11 a.m. —  Attend a class or take a campus tour

Noon —  Lunch in the dining hall

1 p.m. — Presentations by Admissions, Residence Life, Student Development and Financial Aid

2 p.m. — Optional meeting with a faculty member or coach (based on availability)

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Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Exploration Day

Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences Exploration Day

Do you look at the world and its people in a creative way? Are you intrigued by politics or society? Are words your specialty? Do you have a talent for art, history or language? Are you curious about the way the human mind works?

Find some answers – and explore plenty of new questions – at Wilkes University. Get a closer look at campus and find out what the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences has to offer.

  • Date/Time: Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

9 a.m.  — Check-in at the Henry Student Center, second floor        

  • Continental breakfast
  • Meet and greet education and admissions staff

9:30 a.m. —  Welcome from Suzanne Galella, chair of undergraduate education

9:45 a.m. —  Presentations by Admissions, Residence Life, Student Development and Financial Aid

11 a.m. —  Attend a class

Noon —  Lunch in the dining hall with Admissions staff and student ambassadors

1 p.m. — Attend a class OR take a campus tour

2 p.m. — Attend a class OR take a campus tour

3 p.m. — Optional meeting with a faculty member or coach (based on availability)


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Pharmacy Exploration Day

Pharmacy Exploration Day

You can’t really judge a college major until you immerse yourself in it. Take a deep dive into Wilkes University’s pharmacy program during our unique Pharmacy Exploration Day.

Sit in on a pharmacy class and meet with department faculty, deans, staff and students. We’ll introduce you to student life at Wilkes and treat you to lunch and dinner in the dining hall.

  • Date/Time: Friday, Dec. 7, 2018 • 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • 11 a.m. - Check-in and breakfast in Miller Room, 2nd floor, Henry Student Center
    • Continental breakfast
    • Meet and greet with Pharmacy faculty and admissions staff
  • 11:30 a.m. – Welcome
    • Dean of Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, Dr. Scott Stolte
  • 11:40 a.m. – Pharmacy presentation, Miller Room, 2nd floor, Henry Student Center
    • Dr. Julie Olenak, Assistant Dean, Nesbitt School of Pharmacy
  • 12 p.m. – Lunch with Admissions staff and student ambassadors in Cafeteria
  • 1 p.m. - Presentations
    • 1:00-1:15 p.m. – Admissions
    • 1:15-1:30 p.m. – Residence Life
    • 1:30-1:45 p.m. – Student Development
    • 1:45 – 2:00 p.m. – Financial Aid
  • 2 p.m. – Campus Tour
  • 3 – 5 p.m. – Pharmacy Class
  • 5:15 p.m. – Dinner with Admissions staff and student ambassadors in Cafeteria

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Transfer Days

Transfer Days

Ready for a change? Visit Wilkes University to talk about becoming a transfer student. With 47 majors and over 40 minors, if you can dream it, you can do it here.

You’ll have a chance to chat with an admissions counselor, financial aid expert and academic advisors and get a tour of our vibrant campus that is constantly evolving to meet the needs of its students.

Registration is CLOSED. Questions? Contact our admissions office at (800) WILKES-U Ext. 4400 or admissions@wilkes.edu or schedule your personalized visit.


Patrons requesting accommodations or services at Wilkes University or Wilkes University-sponsored events in accordance with The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title III: Public Accommodations are asked to contact the University at 1-800-Wilkes-U to request such services/accommodations. It is recommended that requests be made at least 48 hours prior to any event.


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