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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! There are many types of opportunities to do so—check out the “Come See Us!” box on the right to learn more. And bonus—there’s NO application fee when you visit the campus!

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 email wbadmissions@psu.edu. We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming Admissions Events

Spend a Summer Evening

August 1st at 6:00 p.m.

Discover the possibilities at Penn State Wilkes-Barre! There are over 160 majors that you can start at our campus and complete at University Park or another campus. In addition, Penn State Wilkes-Barre offers nine bachelor’s and four associate degrees that can be completed right here, close to home. Visit us to learn more about earning a nationally recognized Penn State degree. You and your family will have the opportunity to tour campus, speak with faculty and admissions staff, and learn more about the educational opportunities the campus offers. There will be presentations on career services, financial aid and student activities—including clubs, student government, athletics, and service opportunities. Light refreshments will be provided.

Register Now for the August 1st “Spend a Summer Evening” event

Fall Evening Open House

September 12th at 6:00 pm

(Check-in at 5:30 pm)

It’s all about options and op­por­tu­ni­ties! Earn a nationally recognized Penn State degree! Choose from nine 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.

Register Now for the September 12th Fall Open House

Be A Penn Stater for a Day

September 26th ~or~ October 30th

10:00 am (Check-in at 9:45 am)

Come spend the day with us and experience what it’s like to be a student at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.  Attend 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.

Register Now to be a Penn Stater for a Day on September 26th
Register Now to be a Penn Stater for a Day on October 30th

FBLA Interactive Workshop

October 3rd at 9:00 am

(Check-in at 8:00 am)

Explore active participatory sessions in areas of marketing and communications, business, and information technology. By invitation only.

Registration information forthcoming.

Penn State Days Open House

October 20th at 10:00 am

(Check-in at 9:30 am)

It’s all about options and opportunities! Earn a nationally recognized Penn State degree! Choose from nine 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.

Register Now for the October 20th “Penn State Days” Open House

Engineering Open House

October 25th at 9:00 am

(Check-in at 8:30 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.

Registration information forthcoming.

Financial Aid Night

November 13th at 6:00 pm

(Check-in at 5:30 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).

Registration information forthcoming.