Accepted Students Day

Live the life of a Wilkes Student . . . before it becomes official. Admitted students are invited to meet future classmates, tour campus and attend sample classes by Wilkes professors. Create your own schedule…

Allan Hamilton Dickson Spring Writers Series: Howard Norman

Join us on Zoom as Lannan Award winner Howard Norman virtually visits Wilkes to read from their work and discuss the creative process. Norman is a novelist, memoirist, and children’s author. Recent works include the memoir I…

“All I Did Was Ask”: An Afternoon With Terry Gross

The interview-style discussion, “All I Did Was Ask: An Afternoon With Terry Gross,” will offer a behind-the-mic glimpse of her innovative and hugely popular public radio show, Fresh Air. Recounting stories of extremely successful interviews…

Class of 2020 Commencement

Wilkes University looks forward to fulfilling its commitment to offering an in-person Commencement for the Class of 2020. 10 a.m.Nesbitt School of PharmacyPassan School of Nursing1:30 p.m.College of Arts, Humanities and Social SciencesCollege of Science…

Class of 2021 Commencement

Join us as we celebrate the Class of 2021 during commencement ceremonies! Friday, May 28 6 p.m.Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Saturday, May 29 10 a.m.Passan School of Nursing1:30 p.m.College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences5…

Art in Context: “Remote Viewing” Film Screening with Ray Klimek

Sordoni Art Gallery 141 S. Main St., Wilkes-Barre

Remote Viewing is a 32 minute video work that Klimek filmed in Mont Ventoux, France about the action of exploration. This video collaboration with poet Judson Evans will make its Pennsylvania debut here at the Sordoni…

Admitted Student Ice Cream Social

Enjoy a fun summer evening with fellow admitted Wilkes students during an ice cream social! You will have the opportunity to mingle with your peers, talk with current students and staff and tour our campus…

Transfer Thursday

Students planning to transfer from another institution of higher learning are invited to visit campus, meet with a transfer admission counselor, tour campus, and have their unofficial transcripts evaluated. 

In-Person Open House

Visit our campus and learn more about WIlkes during our in-person Open House! Schedule 8:30-10 a.m. | Registration and Academic Fair10 a.m. | Welcome10:30 a.m. | Session 111:30 a.m. | Session 212-2 p.m. | Lunch…

3D Mini Game Design Summer Camp

This unique day camp will introduce you to the skills you need to craft a game from the ground up. You’ll learn about 3D worlds, game physics and simple user interactions while bringing your game…