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 and residence halls.

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 and Campus Tours

Recurring Event Transfer Thursday

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. 

Recurring Event Writing Popular Fiction

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, writing assignments of your outlined story, and group workshopping. Helpful, honest feedback received in this…

Work Study Job Fair

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

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

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 or Memoir workshop to sharpen your skills.

Virtual Open House


Explore Wilkes from the comfort of your home! Learn more about applying to Wilkes and watch presentations by Wilkes faculty & staff.

EdD Information Session

Learn more about our EdD by attending one of our upcoming information sessions. Sessions are conveniently held via Zoom so you can hear more about our program, meet our faculty and review the admissions process without leaving home.

Recurring Event Setting As Character

Setting As Character


Students participate in exciting writing exercises to increase their abilities to create captivating landscapes that support tone, characters, and theme. After brief analysis of literary works students complete their own writing challenges involving actual and fictional worlds while having opportunities to share and gain feedback from their student peers.