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Associate and bachelor's degree programs for men and women 4 full years out of high school.
Elementary and secondary certification for men and women with a bachelor's degree.
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8 small meeting rooms include elegant, formal and informal lounges and board rooms for workshops and seminars - capacity ranges from 10 - 60 people.
25 classrooms: capacity ranges from 10 - 50 people.
for conference groups are all-you-can-eat, served cafeteria style in
our Dining Hall with choices of entrees and salad bar. Formal sit-down
banquets, picnics and barbecues can be provided with sufficient advance
We can provide overnight
accommodations for up to approximately 350 guests when students are off
campus (i.e., during summer break) and 100 guests when classes are in
session. There are a total of five residence halls. Four of these have
double and single rooms with bathroom and shower facilities on each
floor. Riddle Hall is equipped with semi-private baths. Families and
couples are given preference for this facility when possible. Pets are
at Wilson, relaxation and recreation are yours. Take a long walk
around our beautiful, safe campus or take advantage of our sports
facilities and fieldhouse, including our tennis courts. Feel free to
visit our Richard Alsina Fulton Center for Sustainable Living
and learn about our #1 ranked Community Supported Agriculture program.
The surrounding Cumberland Valley offers many exciting activities that
range from snow skiing at nearby Whitetail Mountain Resort to scenic and historical parks such as the Gettysburg and Antietam battlefields, and the Appalachian Trail. Opportunities for shopping, antiquing, and golf are also nearby.
The best Chamber breakfast ever!" David Sciamanna, President, Greater Chambersburg Chamber of Commerce
The accommodations were great and so was the service. The food was served in a timely manner. The staff was so helpful and courteous." Mercersburg Women's Club
We love it on (Wilson's) beautiful campus and the staff has always been incredibly helpful and competent. We look forward to many more years there!" Summertrios Conference
The support on the day of the event and the gentleman who set up was excellent!" United Way of Franklin County
Thank you for all of your work to help us with our Synod Summer Conference. Your efforts to make us welcome and comfortable are appreciated." Rev. Lesley Imler Shoup
On behalf of the Presbytery, and especially myself, I want to thank you for all your help and efforts that made Carlisle Presbytery's meeting successful. The facilities and the food were great. Of course, everyone appreciated the beauty of the campus of Wilson College." Jim Speedy, Stated Clerk
We had our wrap-up meeting and discussed all of the areas with which we were involved. The main thread which seemed to bind all of our work was the wonderful cooperation we received from all of the staff at Wilson College. We especially appreciated all that your office and you did to bring our book sale to a successful conclusion with funds available to Legal Services for the compassionate and valuable service they give to their worthy clients." Friends of Legal Services
Excellent as always. Very helpful and friendly staff members." IDRC (International Diffuse Reflectance Conference)
Thank you for making sure that our debut of "Inside the Leader's Studio" was successful! You and your staff are so professional and flexible!" Noel Purdy, Chambersburg Foundation
The food was delicious and there were rave reviews regarding the food. I enjoyed working with the staff; they were very professional and accommodating." Lesley Riley, Retirement Celebration/Dinner
I just wanted to tell you that Brooke and Mark's wedding went off on Saturday, perfectly. I also want to tell you that all of your staff was very professional and very helpful, anything that we asked for was taken care of immediately. Even the guests commented on how nice and helpful your staff was. I would recommend your facility and staff to anyone that is holding an event or wedding." Tammy Adams, Wedding
Thank you so much for your gracious service. Your staff was a delight to work with!" Maryann Grube
Very nice presentation of hors d'oeuvres by the kitchen staff. We received good communication and all staff was very cooperative." Terry Guberman, Comfort Keepers
We received a lot of comments about the food - how good it was. The staff was very helpful and polite to us and all of our guests." Helen Newman, Wedding
The Alumnae Chapel in Thomson Hall provides a lovely backdrop for either a formal or informal ceremony. For your musical accompaniment, Steinway pianos and the marvelous Möller organ are available.
The Wilson campus also provides beautiful settings for outdoor weddings - for tent space or under the sky. You may choose to have your ceremony beside the babbling brook or under the shade of the large oaks.
If you are interested in having the College Chaplain perform your wedding service, please email@example.com or view Chaplain's Office Wedding Policies for more information.
Laird Hall can accommodate a large reception with up to 350 guests. Our bright spacious room offers unlimited decorating options. Laird Hall is rented on a per day basis from 8:00 a.m. to Midnight for only $600.00 for the day (includes all tables, chairs, white linens and setup). You may reserve a 5 hour block the evening before for decorating purposes for just $75.00 extra.
Brooks Science Center is the perfect location for rehearsal dinners and can accommodate up to 50 family and friends. This modern style space is set right in front of an active indoor water fall. Beautiful outdoor covered space is also available.
Thomson Chapel - This beautiful indoor ceremony location can seat upwards of 450 guests and gives you theatre style seating in one of the most picturesque indoor wedding venues in all of Franklin County. Thomson Chapel rents for $450 for the day and includes a 3 hour time frame the evening before to have a rehearsal.
Contact our Conferences Office at (717) 262-2003 ormailto:firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the possibilities for this once-in-a-lifetime special event to be held at Wilson College.
Catering: Events at Wilson College are catered exclusively by Wilson's catering services. With the professional SAGE Dining Services staff your entire wedding menu is completely designed from the ground up. Once you decide to host your event at Wilson we can schedule a time to sit down one on one with our Culinary certified Chef's to talk about what you would like to have served. This can include a favorite dish, something you have had elsewhere even a family recipe.
Once you and your fiancé have decided the approximate time of year for your wedding, contact the Wilson College Conferences Office and let us help you find the right facility and date for your special day.