Beacon Briefs

Attention Students Graduating in May 2015

For bachelor’s and doctor of pharmacy degree students:

Diploma Order and Cap & Gown Order forms for processing for May Commencement are available at the Student Services Center, or on-line under the Registrar Forms area. Completed forms, signed by advisor, are due back in the student services center by Dec.15


On-line registration for the Spring 2015 semester will begin shortly according to the following schedule:

ALL Seniors – Class of 2015 October 27th Begins 12:01 a.m. (86 or more earned credits)

ALL Juniors – Class of 2016 October 29th Begins 12:01 a.m. (56 or more earned credits)

ALL Sophomores – Class of 2017 November 3rd Begins 12:01 a.m. (26 or more earned credits)

ALL Freshmen – Class of 2018 November 5th Begins 12:01 a.m. (less than 26 earned credits)

The Spring 2015 Master Schedule is now available on-line and in printed format. The Intersession 2015 Schedule is also available at this time.

Wilkes University Family Day 2014

Family Day is on Saturday, Nov. 1. Visit for more details and to register.

Wilkes U Cheer “Mustache” You To Help Them Get to Nationals – No Shave November King Competition

Donate $5 to be a part of the competition. During the competition, competitors are not to shave. At the end of Nov. the cheerleaders will gather pictures of the competitors to let students vote on Nov. 27 during club hours. The person with the most votes will be dubbed the Wilkes University No Shave November King. During the week of Oct. 27 through Oct. 31  (from 11am to 1pm), the cheerleaders will have a mustache photo booth set up, where anyone can take a picture for $1. There will also be paper mustaches that you sign and we can hang to show your support for Wilkes University Cheerleading for sale for $1. 

Buy a Tie-Dye Cupcake – Help a girl be the first in her family to graduate!

On Oct. 28 from 11am-1pm the Women’s and Gender Studies Department and Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society, will be hosting a tie-dye cupcake sale on the first floor of the Henry Student Center.  For only $1 you can help a girl in a developing country be the first in her family to graduate from high school!  100% of the proceeds will support She’s the First, a nonprofit organization that sponsors girls’ education in developing countries.  Please help empower girls through education.  Purchase a delicious and unique tie-dye cupcake for only $1!