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 Visit Days

Visit Wilson this Summer!

High school students and those planning to transfer from another college, are invited to visit campus for a Summer Visit Day.  

The campus operates on a four-day work-week during the summer months.  Visits are available Monday - Thursday from June 6 - July 28.
We will return to our regular hours (M - F) on Monday, August 1.

We will work with you to customize a campus visit that could include:
     A Campus Tour
     Meeting with an Admissions Counselor
     Meeting with a Financial Aid Representative
     etc.
 

WHEN: Mondays - Thursdays in June and July

Sample Visit Schedule          
 10:00 am       Admissions Process Session

 10:30 am       Financial Aid Session
 11:00 am       Campus Tour

Contact the Admissions Office at 1-800-421-8402 with questions and to register for this visit opportunity!
 
Advanced registration is preferred.

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 a.m. Check-in Science Center Lobby
8:30 a.m.  Welcome Remarks Science Center Auditorium
8:45 a.m. Information Sessions TBA
10:30 a.m. Campus Tours  Departing Science Center
11:30 a.m.  Lunch  Jensen Dining Hall
1:00 p.m.

Equestrian Center Activities

  • Topic Stations
  • Riding Demonstrations
  • Facility Tours
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.

November 5, 2016 (Fall Open House)

Event Schedule (Tentative Schedule)
9:00 Check-in Brooks Science Center Lobby
9:30 Welcome Brooks Science Center Auditorium
9.45 Information Sessions Brooks Science Center
10.45 Faculty College Fair  Brooks Science Center
12:30 Campus Tours Departing Science Center
1:30 Lunch Jensen Dining Hall
2:30 Optional Activities Departing Dining Hall

Campus bookstore will be open from 2:00 – 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. If you find it necessary to bring additional family members or friends, the cost for each additional lunch will be $15, payable by cash or check at the time of check-in.

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   (Tentative Schedule)
8:00 a.m. Check-in   Science Center Lobby
8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks  Science Center Auditorium
8:45 a.m.   Information Sessions TBA
11:00 a.m.  Campus Tours   Departing Science Center
12:00 p.m. Veterinary Center Tours  VMC

Advance Registration preferred.       

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
Coming Soon!

 

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
BIO 270: Biology of Cancer
EFT 213:  Training the Horse
FA 115:   Art Appreciation
GS 210:  Explorations in Global Culture
VMT 218: Animal Diseases & Nutrition

*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!

Saturday Visit Days

Spring Saturday Visit Days

Are you interested in visiting Wilson but are unable to do so during the week?  Then our Saturday Visit Days were designed for you!  This event features an Admissions presentation and a tour of campus to give you an overview of what Wilson offers.  Bring a copy of your completed application with high school and/or college transcript(s) for a preliminary, on-the-spot, admission evaluation.
 

Spring 2017 Dates
Coming Soon!

 

Event Schedule (Tentative)

  9:45 am  Arrival & Refreshments (Science Center)
10:00 am  Admissions Presentation
10:30 am  Campus Tour
11:30 am  Brunch in Dining Hall

 

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

Athlete Game Day Visit

The game day visit is an information session for student athletes. The day will include Admissions and Financial Aid information, a panel of student athletes, a campus tour, meeting with coaches and an opportunity to watch a competition. Lunch or dinner with athletes and coaches is included.

Dates:

Coming Soon!

 

Accepted Student Day

 

Accepted Student Day 2017
Date Coming Soon!

 

This is an annual event for accepted first-year students and their parents/guardians. 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.  All event participants may schedule an individual appointment with staff from our Financial Aid office.

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

Click to register on-line.

Click for more information.

Wilson College
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1015 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-264-4141
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