Visit Wilson

 

We invite you to visit soon!  Be Our Guest!

You may attend an Open House Event, or arrange an individual visit that we will tailor to meet your specific needs. For details regarding upcoming events or to reserve a space, contact Admissions today at 800-421-8402 or 717-262-2002 or contact us by email at admissions@wilson.edu. More information on specific events can be found below.

Summer Hours 2017 (June 5 - July 28)
During this time, the campus will operate on a four-day work-week and will be closed on Fridays.  Campus visits may be scheduled Monday-Thursday.

Regular office hours (five-day work-weeks) will resume on Monday, July 31, 2017.
 

Weekday Visits

Experience Wilson for yourself!

We invite all prospective students to visit our beautiful campus and learn what Wilson has to offer! Weekday visits are available twice a day Monday - Thursday in the summer, with the set schedule listed below. Visits include a discussion about Admissions and Financial Aid, plus a full campus tour.

AM Visit Schedule          
 10:00 am       Admissions/Financial Aid Discussion

 11:00 am       Campus Tour

PM Visit Schedule               
 1:00 pm       Admissions/Financial Aid Discussion
 2:00 pm       Campus Tour

 

Contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-421-8402 to register today!
 

 

Equestrian Studies Focus Day

Take a Closer Look at Specialty Programs at Wilson College
 

Equestrian Studies Focus Day
Saturday, October 15, 2016

This event is for students whose focus is horses: Equestrians who intend to pursue this interest whether with an academic major or as a rider with another major.

Tour our 300-acre campus and explore our on-campus facilities which include:

The Penn Hall Equestrian Center including two indoor arenas (100' x 300' and 76' x 204'), an outdoor arena (150' x 300'), three barns with a total of 71 stalls and 20 acres of fenced paddocks

Event Schedule (Tentative Schedule)
  8:00 Check-in Science Center Lobby
  8:30  Welcome Remarks Science Center Auditorium
  8:45 Admissions & Financial Aid Sessions Science Center Auditorium
  9:30 Campus Tours  Departing Science Center
11:00 EQS Topic Station I Hawthorne Arena
12:00     

Lunch & Learn
   * Curriculum Session
   * EQS Facility Session
   * Facility Walk-through

Tent beside Arena
  1:15 EQS Topic Station II Hawthorne Arena
  2:00 EQS Topic Station III Hawthorne Arena
  2:45 Break  
  3:00 Riding Demonstrations Hawthorne Arena

       

Advance Registration preferred.     

Yes!  I would like to attend the Equestrian Studies Focus Day! Click to Register.

NOTE:       If traveling on interstate 81, please plan to use exit 17 (Walker Road) to most easily reach Wilson's campus.  Exit 14 not recommended.

Fall Open House

Discover what it's like to be a Wilson Student...
With more than 40 fields of study you're sure to find something of interest. Visit campus, talk with students and faculty. Learn how a comprehensive Liberal Arts education will prepare you for a successful future. Attend to learn more about Wilson's offerings. 

*Please note that Equestrian, Veterinary and Animal Studies programs will not be represented during this event.  Wilson College offers individual specialty focus days for each of these areas:  Equestrian Focus Day on October 15 and Veterinary Focus Day on November 19.  Scheduling an individual campus visit during the week is another way to explore these specialty areas.

Fall Open House

Saturday, November 5, 2016

Event Schedule (Tentative Schedule)
  8:30 Check-in Brooks Science Center Lobby
  9:00 Welcome Brooks Auditorium
  9.30 Academic Division Presentations TBA
11.15 Financial Aid Session  Brooks Auditorium
11:35 Student Panel Brooks Auditorium
12:05 Campus Tours Departing Auditorium
  1:00 Lunch Jensen Dining Hall
     

Campus store will be open from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Advanced registration preferred (use link below)

Yes! I would like to schedule a visit to Wilson College!  

NOTE: If traveling on interstate 81, please plan to use exit 17 (Walker Road) to most easily reach Wilson's campus.  Exit 14 not recommended.

Open House events are designed to accommodate the academic and co-curricular interests of the prospective student and their parents or guardians as you explore Wilson College. As such, lunch tickets will be provided to the registered student and up to two parents or guardians.

Veterinary Studies Focus Day

Take a Closer Look at Specialty Programs at Wilson College

Veterinary Studies Focus Day
Saturday, November 19, 2016

 

This event is for students whose focus is animals, big and small: future veterinarians or vet techs who will learn about our majors in Animal Studies, Veterinary Medical Technology and our Pre-Veterinary Medicine program of studies.

Tour our 300-acre campus and explore our on-campus facilities which include:

The Helen M. Beach '24 Veterinary Medical Center including small animal surgical suites, anesthesia machines, electrocardiograph/blood pressure monitors, USDA-approved housing for dogs, cats and laboratory animal species.

Event Schedule
  8:00 Check-in   Science Center Lobby
  8:30 Welcome Remarks  Sci Cnt Auditorium
  8:45   Curriculum Sessions TBA
10:50 Campus Tour Departing Sci Cnt Aud.
12:35 Student Panel Sci Cnt Auditorium
  1:00 Financial Aid Session Sci Cnt Auditorium
  1:30 Lunch Jensen Dining Hall
  2:30 Vet. Grad School Session Sci. Cnt. Auditorium

Advance Registration required.       

Yes!  I would like to schedule a visit to Wilson College!    

NOTE: If traveling on interstate 81, please plan to use exit 17 (Walker Road) to most easily reach Wilson's campus. Exit 14 not recommended.

Take a Seat at Wilson

High school students and those planning to transfer from another college, are invited to "Take a Seat at Wilson College" to experience what college classes are really like.  This special visit opportunity will be the only visit option on the specified dates.  We will be unable to accommodate individually scheduled campus visits on these dates.
 

Spring 2017 Dates

February 20

March 27

April 24

 

Event Schedule (Tentative)     
   9:30 am      Arrival (Norland Hall)
 10:00 am      Admissions Process Session
 10:30 am      Financial Aid Session
 11:00 am      Class Observations **
 12:00 pm      Lunch in Jensen Dining Hall
 1:00 pm        Campus Tour

**Class Observation options 
CHM 302:   Physical Chemistry 2
FA    115:    Art Appreciation
HIS   125:   American History 1865-1945
GS    227:   History of Asia
VMT 320:    Lab Animal Science

*Class Observations are for visiting students (HS students and transfers) only. During this time, parents are encouraged to enjoy some free time.

Contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-421-8402 with questions and to register for this special visit opportunity!

Advanced registration is required as space is very limited!

Accepted Student Day

Accepted Student Day 2017
Saturday, April 8

We invite all accepted students to join us for a day of fun and friendship. This is an opportunity for you to get to know the campus as well as your future classmates. The event includes information sessions focusing on student life, academics, campus clubs and activities as well as a special parent reception with faculty.

Given the popularity of this event, attendance is limited to the accepted student and two parents or guardians only.      

Due to overwhelming interest in Accepted Student Day 2017, this event has reached maximum capacity and registration is now closed. Please contact the Admissions Office at 717-262-2002 or admissions@wilson.edu for waitlist availability or to discuss other visit options.

 

Click for more information.

Athletics Open House

Take a Closer Look at Athletics at Wilson College

Athletics Open House
Saturday, April 22, 2017

 

This event is for students who are considering NCAA Division III Athletics at Wilson College.

Tour our 300-acre campus and explore our on-campus facilities.

Event Schedule
  9:30 Check-in   Brooks Sci Cnt Lobby
  9:45

Welcome
(Admissions/Financial Aid)

Sci Cnt Auditorium
10:15 Panel Discussions: Sci Cnt Auditorium
        Coaches
     Student Athletes
     Faculty
 
11:00 Campus Tour Departing Sci Cnt Aud.
12:00 Brunch Jensen Dining Hall
12:30 Sports Programming: TBA
 

   Field Hockey/Soccer
           (Meet Coaches)

   Volleyball/Basketball
            (Facility Tour)

   Golf (Facility Tour)

 
  1:00 Softball vs. Penn State Berks Softball Field
1 - 3 pm Spring Festival: Tennis Courts
    Games
  Music
  VB Tournament
 

College Store open 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm in Learning Commons

Advance Registration required.       

Yes!  I would like to schedule a visit to Wilson College!    

NOTE: If traveling on interstate 81, please plan to use exit 17 (Walker Road) to most easily reach Wilson's campus. Exit 14 not recommended.

Wilson College
WILSON COLLEGE
1015 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-264-4141
admissions@wilson.edu
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