Beacon Briefs: Upcoming campus events

How to Make Reservations at the Fitness Center and Recreational Time

For those interested in using the Fitness Center, they should use the Calendly link to reserve an hour time slot in the fitness center.

1.) Log on to

2.) Click the Fitness Center link at the top of the page.

3.) Click the link to the desired date.

4.) Choose a one-hour workout time.

5.) Make sure to be on time for your workout, which will be limited to an hour.

For those interested in using the McHale Athletic Center and Henry Gymnasium,  the Calendly link will be used to reserve an hour time slot in the MAC or Henry gym.

1.) Log on to

2.) Click Athletic Department.

3.) Click Open Rec.

4.) Choose a one-hour time slot.

5.) Make sure to be on time for your workout, which will be limited to an hour per day.

Council of the Clubs This Week

The virtual Council of the Clubs will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 11. Student Development will send a Zoom link closer to the meeting date. Before Council of the Clubs, make sure to update your club contact information using the links provided in Wilkes Today’s email updates. For any questions, contact Megan Pitts at [email protected].

American Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross will be hosting a blood drive through its American Red Cross Bloodmobile, a bus that will be parked in the parking lot behind the Henry Student Center on Tuesday, Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

The Red Cross encourages students to schedule appointments ahead of time to help maintain social distancing. To schedule an appointment, students should call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767), or visit and enter: WILKESU.

Stress Management Art Therapy Club Looking For Members

The Stress Management Art Therapy club is looking for members to join, those who are interested in learning stress relief techniques by doing arts and crafts should contact [email protected]. Other activities include stress management through coloring, painting, crafting and more.

Parking Ticket Appeals

Parking Services will be working remotely this fall semester, as such all Wilkes University parking citation appeals will be conducted via email. Appeals should be directed to [email protected]. 

When making an appeal, be sure to include: your name, WIN, the number on your parking citation (located at the top right of the citation), your Wilkes parking permit number (if applicable) and the reason for your appeal.