Wilkes University


Admissions to Host Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science

Wilkes and Admissions will host the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) on Saturday, Feb. 29.This is the first Saturday of our spring break. As in previous years, there will be about 600 high school students who will register to attend this event. Posted below is a general timeline of the day for reference.

All classrooms and most labs on campus will be used the entire day, including rooms in Breiseth, Darte, Cohen, Kirby, Karambelas, Marts, Stark and UCOM. Please remember to not schedule anything in any classrooms this entire day. For a complete list of rooms, please email jessica.haczewski@wilkes.edu.

There will be a few professional staff in each room with the high school students. Faculty, please lock up any materials you may not want to leave out as a precaution. Please note: Faculty are not required to be on campus, unless you sign up to be a judge.

General Day-of Timeline:
7 to 8 a.m. | Athlete presentations - Miller Room, Henry Student Center
8 to 10 a.m. | Student arrival/registration - Marts Center
9 to 10:15 a.m. | Judges breakfast - Miller Room, Henry Student Center
10:30 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. | Presentations throughout campus - All classrooms/labs
11 a.m. | Area college/university scholarship interviews - Chase Hall
4:30 to 7 p.m. | Awards ceremony - Marts Center

Thank you all again for your cooperation and continued support!