Location & Directions

Penn Foster graduation ceremonies have included alumni from across the globe. Whether you’re traveling from New York or New Zealand, we have the details for you to find the 2020 Commencement Ceremony.

Ceremony Location & Directions

Location - The Mohegan Sun Arena is located at 255 Highland Park Blvd., Wilkes-Barre Township, PA 18702.

Parking - Parking for the event at Mohegan Sun Arena is free. The Mohegan Sun Arena parking lot is located adjacent to the venue and is accessible via Highland Park Blvd. or Mundy St.

How to get to Wilkes Barre:

  • By Car: Wilkes-Barre is located in northeast PA and accessible via the PA turnpike and Interstate 81.
    • I-84 west from New England
    • I-80 east to I-380 north from New York City; west from Erie, State College, and Pittsburgh
    • I-476 (PA Turnpike Northeast Extension) north from Allentown and Philadelphia
    • I-81 south from Ontario/Quebec and Syracuse; north from Washington DC via Harrisburg
  • By Bus: Martz and Greyhound provide transportation to and from PA, NJ, & NY to the Wilkes Barre bus station and Wyoming Valley Mall.
  • By Flight: The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport is within 15 minutes of downtown Scranton and offers flights from most major airlines.


Q: Does Penn Foster cover the costs of transportation to the ceremony?
A: No, getting to the commencement ceremony is the responsibility of the student and is not paid for by Penn Foster.

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Important Information: To attend the 2020 ceremony all graduates must be 100% academically complete and registered by 6:00 p.m. EDT July 31, 2020. Please contact Graduation Services at 1.800.232.1243 to confirm your graduate status prior to registering, purchasing guest tickets, or making travel arrangements.

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