Student Affairs

The dedicated professionals of Student Affairs endeavor to provide creative, purposeful and effective programs, services and learning opportunities to our students, campus and community.

The Penn State Wilkes-Barre Division of Student Affairs exists to support student development, both personal and professional; to create out-of-classroom educational opportunities; and to contribute to a safe and inclusive campus community. We accomplish this mission through programming, leadership training, campus community collaboration, student advising and services.

Two students looking at internship listings

The Struthers Family Career Services Center offers a variety of career planning and employment services to students. Career planning begins in your first year and continues throughout your lifetime.

Students sitting together outside with Hayfield House in the background

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Health Services is a collaborative nurse and physician practice. We offer primary care (sick visits) to students as well as specialized services such as: athletic physical exams, specialty referrals, tobacco and alcohol intervention programs, and some on-site laboratory testing. We are pleased to offer students health promotion and education programs through a variety of workshops, programs and patient education materials. Our goal is to help you learn how to care for your health both during your college years and after you graduate from Penn State.

Students in a group in the Student Commons

Counseling services can help students resolve personal concerns that may interfere with their academic progress, social development, and satisfaction at Penn State. Counseling services at Penn State Wilkes-Barre are free and confidential for students. The Counseling Office provides individual, couples and group counseling.