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Everything You Need to Know for a Successful Visit to The University of Scranton

For rising college students and their parents, few things are more exciting than touring universities, deciding where to attend. If you’re considering attending The University of Scranton, you’ll want to get to know the area with a trip to the Poconos! This prestigious school is one of the top universities in the country and offers outstanding academics.  

To make the most of your time in the Poconos, access our complimentary Vacation Guide, and get hand-picked recommendations of the best local restaurants, museums, events, shops, and more!  

Make The Most of Your Visit to The University of Scranton With These Tips 

How to Get There 

The University of Scranton’s 58-acre hillside campus is just a 30-minute drive from the French Manor Inn & Spa and is a wonderful place to spend the day. Whether you’re visiting for the first time or attending an alumni event, you’ll find that The French Manor is the perfect place to stay.  

Open House 

Another great way to get to know the university is to visit during Open House! Guests are invited to attend Scranton’s campus during the annual open house held in the fall. You’ll have the opportunity to tour the campus and can speak with teachers, admissions, staff members, athletic coaches, and more. 

Schedule a Campus Tour 

There’s no better way to experience The University of Scranton than through the eyes of a student who currently attends the school. Schedule a student-led campus tour to discover everything you have to look forward to when attending this prestigious institution. The tour takes you to the most prominent locations on campus and gives you an in-depth glance into your future! You might even learn about some of the university’s cherished traditions while you’re there! 

Attend Alumni Events 

The University of Scranton has an outstanding alumni program. They are always looking for ways to involve their graduated students. Without a doubt, the biggest program is the Reunion Weekend, which takes place once a year. You’ll spend your time touring the college campus, reminiscing about your college days, and learning about the university’s current programs. 

Attend Community Events  

The University encourages building strong community relations between area residents and students by offering over 100 free public events each year. Many of these events take place around campus and include athletic games, concerts, lectures, conferences, performances, and cultural programs.  

Stay Close to Campus at The French Manor 

When you’re looking for the best place to stay in the Pocono Mountains when you’re visiting the university, look no further than The French Manor. Whether you’re visiting a student, attending a graduation, alumni event, or touring the campus, you’ll be just a short drive away from campus. Our elegant accommodations are the perfect place to collect your thoughts and unwind. Plus, we offer a delicious gourmet breakfast every morning, so you’ll always be prepared for the day ahead!  

French Manor Nice Suite Bed

If you’re ready to embark on a new chapter, check our availability and book your stay! We can’t wait to hear about your experience at The University of Scranton!