Wilkes University


Vice President Joe Biden Visit Friday, Oct. 21

Vice President Joe Biden will visit Wilkes University Friday, Oct. 21, as he campaigns on behalf of Hillary Clinton. The event, hosted by Pennsylvania Democrats, will take place in the University Center on Main, 169 S. Main St.

For the public:

  • Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
  • Attendees should RSVP at http://hrc.io/VPinPA. An RSVP does not guarantee entrance to the event. Admission will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Parking is available in the public garage at Boscov’s Department Store, accessible from South Franklin Street, and at the James F. Conahan Intermodal Transportation Center, accessible from South Main Street across from Boscov’s.

 For the Wilkes community:

  • The UCOM Recreation and Athletic Center will close at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 20, for event setup.
  • Areas of UCOM outside the Recreation and Athletic Center will be closed from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.
  • Friday afternoon classes normally scheduled for UCOM have been relocated. Faculty will inform affected students of changes.
  • The Wilkes University parking garage and the UCOM parking lot will be closed from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.
  • Students and employees may park in the public garage at Boscov’s or in the James F. Conahan Intermodal Transportation Center. University shuttles will operate on their normal schedule from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, making stops on South Main Street in front of Boscov’s and in front of the Intermodal Center entrance.
  • No metered parking will be available on West South Street between South River and South Main Street on Friday.
  • Directions to UCOM Recreation and Athletic Center.