Visit Us!

Curious about Penn State Wilkes-Barre? Come see us, either virtually or in person. And bonus—there’s NO application fee when you visit us!

Make an appointment to speak with an admissions counselor, or join us for an Open House or other event (see below). And while you’re here, we encourage you to take the time to investigate area housing options.

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Summer Visits

Looking for a more personalized visit experience? Join us on campus during one of our Summer Visits to learn what it’s like to be a Penn Stater. Meet with our admissions team, get information on Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s affordability and financial aid opportunities, and take a tour of our beautiful campus.

We look forward to welcoming you this summer!

Spend a Summer Day with us!

Spend a Summer Day

Wednesday, August 7, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Want to know what it’s like to be a Penn Stater? Join us on campus to explore all the options and opportunities. Here are just a few of the aspects of Penn State Wilkes-Barre you’ll learn about during this event:

  • Degree options: Complete one of our two- or four-year programs at Penn State Wilkes-Barre or start your four-year degree here and finish at another Penn State campus, like University Park (the 2+2 Plan).
  • Affordability: 91% of our students receive financial assistance, including scholarships.
  • Campus life: Intercollegiate athletics. Clubs and activities. An Honors Program focused on interactive and challenging coursework, service, and enrichment opportunities. There are many ways to get involved—and most importantly, make your mark here.

Lunch, yard games and complete campus tours will also be available.

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Virtual Visits

Prefer to meet virtually? Can’t visit campus in-person? Schedule a one-on-one Zoom session with one of our admissions counselors. You’ll learn about our academic programs, the admissions process, financial aid opportunities, campus life, and more. Virtual visits are currently being held on Mondays and Wednesdays at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm. See the calendar for available virtual appointments. Need an alternate time? Please call the Admissions office at 570-675-9238 or email [email protected]. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.