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1May 22, 2019

Welcome to the Pride

2Jun 5, 2019

Get Classes You Want

3Jun 19, 2019

What's Your Living Style?

4Jun 26, 2019

For Parents Only

5Jul 10, 2019

Which Club Should You Join?

6Jul 17, 2019

Must Have Apps

7Jul 24, 2019

Living on Campus

8Jul 31, 2019

Fall in Love with Philly

9Aug 7, 2019

Welcome Week

10Aug 14, 2019

Home is Where the Pride Is. Get Ready!

What you may have missed

1May 22, 2019

Welcome to the Pride

What's coming next

3Jun 19, 2019

What's Your Living Style?

4Jun 26, 2019

For Parents Only

5Jul 10, 2019

Which Club Should You Join?

6Jul 17, 2019

Must Have Apps

7Jul 24, 2019

Living on Campus

8Jul 31, 2019

Fall in Love with Philly

9Aug 7, 2019

Welcome Week

10Aug 14, 2019

Home is Where the Pride Is. Get Ready!

Summer Checklist

During the Summer we ask that you choose one of six dates to visit campus to meet with your advisor and register for classes.

June
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06/18/2019 08:00 AM 06/18/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
June
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06/19/2019 08:00 AM 06/19/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
June
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06/20/2019 08:00 AM 06/20/2019 08:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
July
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07/9/2019 09:00 AM 07/9/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
July
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07/10/2019 09:00 AM 07/10/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
July
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07/11/2019 09:00 AM 07/11/2019 04:00 PM America/New_York Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Pride Experience One: Summer Registration session Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY

Incoming freshman will be informed via their Widener email account if they have to complete the online mathematics assessment.

Learn more about the online mathematics assessment

Congratulations on your acceptance to Widener University. Now that you have made your enrollment and housing deposit, we ask that you complete the on-line housing application. Visit my.widener.edu and enter "Housing Portal" into the search bar to begin. The application is designed to help us make the best possible placement for your "home away from home". Please remember that all freshman, sophomores and juniors are required to live on campus unless they commute from home (within 25 miles of campus).

We will begin notifying students of their housing assignments via your Widener email account on or before August 1st. If you have any difficulty completing the application, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 610-499-4390 or residencelife@widener.edu.

You can create your student ID card at home. Go to https://optic.widener.edu, log in with your Widener username and password, and click on Submit Photo ID. You will be guided through the creation process and will receive your Campus1Card during Pride Experience Two: Orientation.

Don't forget to submit your health documentation prior to arriving on campus for the start of school.

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Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

if you have completed an Advanced Placement (AP) course while in high school please forward the official scores from the standardized AP exam to Widener's Undergraduate Admissions Office. A list of Widener course equivalencies can be found on the AP/IB web page.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Courses

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a comprehensive and challenging two year pre-university course of study for students ages 16-19. Students take written exams at the end of their coursework, which are graded by external moderators. Scores are given on a scale of one through seven for each course.

Please refer to the list of Science IB exam scores required to obtain credit.

Please refer to the list of Humanities and Social Science IB exam scores required to obtain credit.

Please request from your school counselor to send your final high school transcript to the Office of Admissions.

Aug
20

Attend Pride Experience Two: August Orientation

Our Fall Orientation program is designed to help all students make a smooth transition into college. All first-year students are required to attend August Orientation.

During the Orientation Program, students will attend a series of academic and co-curricular events aimed to prepare students for a successful experience at Widener University.

New students will be guided through each day of Orientation by their assigned CREW Leader. CREW Leaders are upperclassmen student leaders who are invested in the success of your first year at Widener and trained to assist with your transition into Widener.

Fall Orientation will be on Tuesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 25, 2019.

Aug
25

Welcome Back Bash

Leave the unpacking for later, and join the Pride Activities Council as they kickoff Welcome Week with one of the largest events of the semester, Welcome Back Bash! Come enjoy music, yummy food, freebies and spend some time playing on inflatables! You’ll want to slide right into the start of semester after taking a trip down the water slide! There’s no better way to start the semester off than at Welcome Back Bash!

Aug
26

Welcome Week 2019!

Start your college journey off right by participating in our exciting Welcome Week Programs sponsored by Pride Activities Council! The full list is below:

Aug
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08/26/2019 12:00 PM 08/26/2019 12:00 PM America/New_York Make It Take It Monday - Plant Your Own Succulent Make It Take It Monday - Plant Your Own Succulent University Center Patio Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
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08/27/2019 2:00 PM 08/27/2019 3:00 PM America/New_York Tie Dye Mania Tie Dye Mania Memorial Field Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
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08/28/2019 8:00 PM 08/28/2019 9:00 PM America/New_York Mentalist Duo David and Antonia Mentalist Duo David and Antonia Alumni Auditorium Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
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08/29/2019 8:30 PM 08/29/2019 10:30 PM America/New_York Outdoor Movie: Captain Marvel Outdoor Movie: Captain Marvel Memorial Field Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
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08/30/2019 3:00 PM 08/30/2019 7:00 PM America/New_York Splash into a New Semester Splash into a New Semester Memorial Field Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
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08/31/2019 11:00 AM 08/31/2019 11:00 AM America/New_York Brunch and Bingo Brunch and Bingo Lathem Hall Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Sept
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09/01/2019 2:00 PM 09/01/2019 2:00 PM America/New_York Crafternoon Crafternoon University Center Atrium Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Sept
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09/01/2019 2:00 PM 09/01/2019 2:00 PM America/New_York Late Night Volleyball Late Night Volleyball Sand Volleyball Courts Widener University true MM/DD/YYYY
Aug
29

Student Involvement Fair

Come out and get involved! This themed event occurs every semester and gives our 80+ student organizations and clubs the opportunity to showcase their group and recruit interested students.

Sept
2

Labor Day Excursion to Six Flags!

Sept
5

Magician Nash Jung

Sept
7

Pride Activities Council's CollegeFest Excursion

Pride Activities Council's CollegeFest Excursion, over 5,000 Philadelphia-area college students will "meet" Philly at CollegeFest 2019 sponsored annually by campusphilly.

Sept
14

Philly Zoo Excursion

Sept
21

Late Night Glow Mini Golf

Late Night Glow Mini Golf - 9:00 P.M. - University Center Atrium

Oct
7

Homecoming Week

Home is where the Pride is! Homecoming Week runs October 7-12. Don’t miss the homecoming football game on October 13th vs Stevenson, parents and alums are invited. Visit the Homecoming Block Party, sing your heart out at Live Band Karaoke, win amazing Prizes at HOCO Bingo, challenge your friends to an EPIC laser tag battle, and show your PRIDE at our Annual Pep Rally! Throughout the week you’ll also get to meet the Homecoming Court and more.

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