About Our Location

Welcome to Wilkes-Barre!

At Wilkes University, you’ll discover your future on a campus that melds the past and the present.

Our compact, 35-acre campus blends stately mansions with state-of-the-art facilities in a historic downtown neighborhood. Take a walk and enjoy some delicious cuisine from around the world. Visit the River Common Park for a jog, bike ride or picnic. Hop in the car and take advantage of the recreational activities available in the nearby Pocono Mountains - when you’re finished studying, of course.

Campus Essentials

Are you looking for the admissions office? Want to find the library? Need to reach the Registrar? Locate all the of the campus hotspots and contacts at Wilkes.


Chase Hall
184 N. River Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
(570) 408-4400

Registrar & Financial Management

Capin Hall
165 S. Franklin St.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18706

International Student Services

Henry Student Center

Home of the Dining Hall and Colonel's Corner Campus Store
84 West South Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766
Dining Hall: 3rd Floor
Colonel's Corner Campus Store: 1st Floor

Public Safety

Wilkes University Public Safety Center
148 South Main Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Graduate & Professional Student Services

Breiseth Hall
South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Eugene S. Farley Library

Corner of West South Street and South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Ralston Athletic Complex

302 Northampton Street
Edwardsville, PA 18704

Marts Sports & Conference Center

274 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766

Culture, Events & Transportation

Downtown Wilkes-Barre

Powered by the Diamond City Partnership, downtownwilkesbarre.org maintains a constantly updated and ever-growing list of what to do and where to shop, dine, and explore in the downtown!

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Northeastern Pennsylvania

DiscoverNEPA is the best place to find out what's going on throughout the entire Northeastern Pennsylvania region. Explore things to do, events, communities, and more. Looking for more information about our region? Visit Luzerne County can help!

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.. and beyond!

No car? No problem!

For locations a bit farther out, several public buses routinely run routes to various local areas you may need to get to.

Luzerne County Transportation Authority external website