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…


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. 

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…


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…

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…


Writing Popular Fiction

Writers will learn how to begin (and continue!) a story in an encouraging classroom environment. This six-week workshop begins with creating a blurb for a desired project, and includes studying excerpts across popular fiction genres,…

Work Study Job Fair

Henry Student Center 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre

Wilkes University students, find your new work study position! Students can meet with various departments to learn more about available paid work study positions.


Point Of View In Nonfiction


Many nonfiction writers tell their true-life accounts from the 1st-person position of “I,”. That’s not the only option! Participants in this workshop will learn how to write themselves onto the page from many different angles.…


Poetry Power!


This workshop will explore structure and language of poetry, both visually and aurally, through reading and discussing several American poets. Participants will also write and discuss their original work with the group and receive comments…

Creative Writing Program Online Information Session


Learn more about the Maslow Graduate Creative Writing Program during our online information session! Meet the program director, hear about our approach to writing and participate in a free How to Write an Autobiographical Novel…