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Blaze welcoming students
Last day to withdraw: April 3 
Classes end: May 5 
Finals week: May 8–12 
Commencement Weekend: May 13–14
Students in auditorium
Spring Break: March 11–18 
Residence halls close 9 a.m. on March 11 
Residence halls reopen 8 a.m. on March 19
Student on swing
March 20–24: Brain Awareness Week
April 13–15: Wilson Artsfest 
April 15: Muhibbah Dinner
April 28: Barsy-Colgan Student Research Day
April 28: Parents Council Breakfast with Pres. Wes
May 7: Choir Concert

“I didn’t realize the quality of education I received here until I went to my master’s program. As a professor, I want my students to get that same quality of education that sets them up to be successful in future careers or graduate programs.”

Alexandra Toms 
Instructor of Psychology
Meet Ali Toms
The Common Hour series continues in March, with more speakers focused on fostering inquiry and conversation across the campus community.
March 20 – Leadership Lessons from Edward II

April 3 – Leadership Lessons from Popular Culture

April 10 – Orr Forum: Wondrous Bodies:

April 17 – Stepping Into Honorable Leadership
With Commencement quickly approaching, it’s time to start planning for a successful celebration for your graduate!

Stay up to date with the latest schedule of events at

Need help finding a place to stay? Check out our list of lodgings in the Chambersburg area

Remind your student to check the Canvas portal for the latest details.
For example, the deadline for Cap and Gown (Regalia) Orders is April 3, 2023
The hot start continues for Wilson women's lacrosse as they kicked off their season 3-0, including a program record 7 goals and 10 points from junior Jill Ahlgren.
The Wilson men's basketball team secured their second consecutive conference title in an 89-68 win over rival Keystone Colllege.
For a complete and up-to-date calendar of athletic events, please visit:
After a successful parent and family brunch during Homecoming Weekend, President Fugate and the Parents Council invite you to join them for breakfast on Student Research Day. 

April 28, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Jensen Dining Hall, Wilson College
Thirteen employers converged in the John Stewart Memorial Library to meet with Wilson veterinary nursing students to share their practices and career opportunities. 
Did you know that in a recent survey of 2022 graduates, nearly 30% of those students are now employed by the same company they interned with while at Wilson?

Our Office of Career Development is constantly working to help place students in internships and provide them with hands-on experience and professional networking opportunities. 

Students should contact their advisor or Linda Boeckman, Director of Career Development, to learn more!
Wilson College Counseling Center (WCCC)
It can be difficult for a student to navigate emotions and feelings while balancing academics, personal life, work, and world events. The WCCC recognizes that healthy mental well-being is a very important component of student success and offers a confidential space and a variety of services – free of charge – to help students find support.

Services offered:
  • Short-term individual counseling 
  • Medication management 
  • Telehealth (Zoom) and in-person sessions
  • Workshops and programming events
FAFSA filing for next academic year is now open. Wilson College uses FAFSA to evaluate a student's potential financial aid package annually. To learn more about FAFSA, click here. 
Wilson's FAFSA Code is 003396. 
Student Wellness
Mental Health
Spiritual Support
Physical Health
Individual Counseling 
Financial Services
FAFSA and Loans
Work-study Positions
Financial Aid 
Career Development
Career Advising
Resume Building
Employment Guidance
Academic Success
• Tutoring
Additional Instruction
Reading Skills
• Accessibility Services 

Wilson College Parents Council

1015 Philadelphia Avenue, Chambersburg, 17201