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.

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 Veterinary and Animal Studies programs will not be represented during this event.  Wilson College offers an individual specialty focus day for these areas:  Veterinary Focus Day on November 18.  Scheduling an individual campus visit during the week is another way to explore these specialty areas.

Fall Open House

Saturday, November 4, 2017

  EVENT SCHEDULE (Tentative)  
8:30 Check-in Brooks Sci Cnt 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.

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.

Summer Visit Days

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 - Friday, with the set schedule listed below. Visits include a discussion about Admissions and Financial Aid, a full campus tour, and even the option to have lunch in our dining hall.

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

Optional Lunch in the Dining Hall - Every registered visitor is offered the opportunity to experience the food in our dining hall between 12:00pm and 1:00pm as part of their day. Afternoon visitors will be required to arrive earlier than their scheduled appointment time to take advantage of this opportunity.

 

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

 

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!

 

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.      

Click to register on-line.

Click for more information.

Local Lodging/Accommodations

 

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