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Visit Us

Visit Us

Curious about Penn State Wilkes-Barre? Come visit us and see if we’re the right choice for you! Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers several visit options:

  • Individual Visit/Campus Tour. Schedule an appointment to speak with an admissions counselor; get a student-guided campus tour.
  • Open Houses. Join us for an Open House, where you can explore all of your options at Penn State. Speak with faculty, students, and alumni.
  • Accepted Student Reception. Even if you’ve already visited campus, it’s a different experience when you have an offer of admission. Come take a glimpse at your future!
  • Other Events. Throughout the year we offer other special events, such as Financial Aid Night, Application Night, and Be a Penn Stater for a Day.

To schedule a visit or to register for one of our upcoming events, you can click one of the Register Now links below, call us at 570-675-9238, or send email to wbadmissions@psu.edu. We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming Admissions Events

Penn State Day Open House

October 15th at 1:00 pm

Register Now for the Penn State Day Open House

It’s all about options and opportunities! Earn a nationally recognized Penn State degree! Choose from eight bachelor’s or four associate degree programs that can be completed right here at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Or explore more than 160 degree programs where you can spend the first two years here, then complete your degree at another location – including University Park. Meet faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Financial Aid Night

October 24th at 6:00 pm

Learn about the financial aid process including types of financial aid, the application process and timelines, and how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Engineering Open House

October 26th at 9:30 am

This open house is for juniors and seniors serious about engineering and engineering technology careers. Explore academic majors and career opportunities from engineering faculty and industry representatives who hire Penn State graduates.

Be A Penn Stater for a Day

November 6th at 9:30 am

Come spend the day with us and experience what it’s like to be a student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.  Experience a class, meet students and professors, and have lunch in the Hickory Court Café.  Interested in life outside the classroom? There’s something for everyone. Explore a variety of clubs and organizations, athletics, and campus activities. 

Fall Evening Open House

November 14th at 6:00 pm

It’s all about options and opportunities! Earn a nationally recognized Penn State degree! Choose from eight bachelor’s or four associate degree programs that can be completed right here at Penn State Wilkes-Barre. Or explore more than 160 degree programs where you can spend the first two years here, then complete your degree at another location – including University Park. Meet faculty, staff, students, and alumni.