Visit the Wilkes-Barre campus

The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Admissions office has announced the date for its "Penn Stater" for a Day program. All high school juniors and seniors thinking about college are invited to visit the University on Thursday, April 24, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. It's your time to be a Penn Stater for a Day! 

To take advantage of this free and fun event, local students are encouraged to visit the web site at Each person that participates will then have the opportunity to experience what it's like to be a Penn State student. Plus, everyone that spends the day on campus will have the chance to attend classes, meet the professors, have lunch in the cafeteria, and interact with other students and staff members.

According to the Admissions office, this highly successful program has been in existence for more than five years. "During a recent University survey, incoming freshmen rated this event as a deciding factor for choosing Penn State Wilkes-Barre," said Margie Esopi, Admissions Counselor. The Penn Stater for a Day experience is designed to function as a unique recruitment tool to attract new students to the Wilkes-Barre campus. 

To learn more and sign-up, please call the Admissions department at 570.675.9238, or register on-line at and click "Come Visit Us."