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.

 

Take a Closer Look at Specialty Programs at Wilson College

 

Veterinary Studies Focus Day

Saturday, October 17, 2015

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.

 

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 7, 2015 (Fall Open House)

Event Schedule (Tentative) 
9:30 Check-in Brooks Science Center Lobby
10:00 Welcome Brooks Science Center Auditorium
10:15 Information Sessions Brooks Science Center
11:15  Faculty College Fair  Science Center
12:30 Campus Tours Departing Science Center
1:15 Lunch Jensen Dining Hall
2:00 Special Facility Tours 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.

Take a Closer Look at Specialty Programs at Wilson College

Equestrian Studies Focus Day

Saturday, November 21, 2015

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
11:00 a.m. Campus Tours  Departing Science Center
12:30 p.m.  Lunch  Jensen Dining Hall
1:30 p.m.

Riding Demonstrations &

Equestrian Center 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.

Spend a Monday with Wilson this Summer!

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

WHEN: Mondays in June and July

 JUNE Dates

 JULY Dates

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 6 th

 8 th

 20 th

15 th

27 th

29 th

Event 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 special visit opportunity!
 
Advanced registration is required as space is very limited!

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:

 

 

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.

WHEN:
    Spring dates to come.

Event Schedule      
   9:15 am      Meet in Norland Hall
   9:30 am      Admissions Process Session
 10:00 am      Class Observation **
 11:00 am      Financial Aid Session
 11:30 am      Lunch in Jensen Dining Hall
 12:30 pm      Campus Tour

**Class Observation options

FA     115:   Art Appreciation
ENG  115:  Writing About Literary Genres
ESS   114:  Foundations - Sport Management

*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 2016

This is an annual event for accepted 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 regarding student life, campus clubs and activities as well as special parent-only sessions related to "letting go" and supporting the transition to college studies. We sponsor a reception with faculty and entertainment for you and your parents/guardians.  All event participants may schedule an individual appointment with Financial Aid.

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

Click to register on-line.

Click for more information.

 

You will find a listing of numerous local hotels, inns, bed and breakfasts and other accommodations (in alphabetical order). While this listing is not all inclusive, and is not officially endorsed by the College, several of the accommodations below do offer a discount to guests associated with Wilson College.  Please contact the individual facilities for pricing and details.

Name/Address Distance Discount Phone
657 House B&B
657 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA 17201
.15 mi 10% (717) 264-6491
Best Western
211 Walker Rd
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 800-528-1234
2.7 mi 15% (717) 262-4994

Candlewood Suites
231 Walker Road
Chambersburg, PA

2.1 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 263-2800
Comfort Inn
3301 Black Gap Rd
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 800-228-5150
5.5 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 263-6655
Country Inn & Suites
399 Bedington Blvd
Chambersburg, PA
2 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 261-0900
Craig Victorian Bed & Breakfast
756 Philadelphia Ave
Chambersburg, PA
.2 mi 10% (717) 263-3371
Fairfield Inn by Marriott
1122 Wayne Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 800-228-2800
3 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 264-1200
Four Points by Sheraton
1123 Lincoln Way E
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 800-325-3535
2.5 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 263-9191
Hampton Inn
955 Lesher Rd
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 800-426-7866
3.4 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 261-9185
Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites
1097 Wayne Ave
Chambersburg, PA
Toll Free: 888-HOLIDAY
3 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 709-9009
La Quinta Inn & Suites
119 Walker Rd
Chambersburg, PA
2.6 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 446-0770
Lillie's Garden Bed & Breakfast
65 Norland Ave
Chambersburg, PA
.1 mi 10% (717) 262-2252

lillie@lilliesgarden.com

Quality Inn & Suites
1095 Wayne Ave
Chambersburg, PA
3 mi 15% (717) 263-3400
Sleep Inn
1435 Doron Dr
Chambersburg, PA
6.6 mi Call and Mention Wilson College for Special Rates (717) 263-0596
Super 8 Motel
3648 Olde Scotland Rd
Chambersburg, PA
5.4 mi 10% (717) 264-6288

The Inn at Ragged Edge
1090 Ragged Edge Road
Chambersburg, PA 17202

 7 mi  $99-189  (717) 496-8372
Wilson College
WILSON COLLEGE
1015 Philadelphia Ave.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-264-4141
admissions@wilson.edu
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