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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 We look forward to meeting you!

Upcoming Admissions Events

Be a Penn Stater for a Day

February 19th ~or~ March 22nd, both at 9:30 a.m.

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, learn about extracurriculars, and have lunch in the Hickory Court Café.

Register Now to be a Penn Stater for a Day on March 22nd

Spring Open House

March 24th at 10:00 a.m.

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 campus, including University Park and others. Meet faculty, staff, students, and alumni.

Register Now for the Spring Open House

Scholarship Breakfast

April 14th at 9:00 a.m.

The Scholarship Breakfast honors first-time Penn State Wilkes-Barre scholarship and award recipients. Learn about special academic and study abroad programs.

Register Now for the Scholarship Breakfast (by invitation only)

Accepted Student Reception

April 14th, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

Congratulations on your admission to Penn State! Join us for a special day where you will learn about your next steps; speak with alumni, faculty, students, and employers; tour the campus and explore housing options.

Register Now for the Accepted Student Reception (accepted students only)

Financial Aid Days

Congratulations on your admission to Penn State! One of the most important steps to take before you accept your offer is to understand the relationship between the cost of attendance, your financial aid package, and paying your bill. Quite simply… What’s the bottom line? If you have completed your FAFSA and received a Financial Aid Summary in your MyPennState account, schedule an individual appointment with our Student Aid Coordinator to discuss.

Available dates: Thurs., March 29; Thurs., April 5; Fri., April 20; Fri., April 27.
Register Now for a Financial Aid consultation (accepted students only)

Trig-Star Competition

April 27th, 8:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.

The Trig-Star competition is an annual high school mathematics competition sponsored by the National Society of Professional Surveyors that focuses on practical applications of trigonometry. It is intended to promote and recognize mastery of trigonometry among high school students, to acquaint students with practical applications of trigonometry, and to build awareness of the profession of surveying engineering.

Register Now for the Trig-Star Competition (by invitation only)