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Visit Us

Thanks for your interest in visiting our main campus.

If you are planning a trip to visit you can view campus driving directions or use our GPS address:
1341 Melrose Avenue Chester, PA  19013

A virtual tour of campus is available online.

Widener Day Open House

What can we tell you about Widener Day? Just that we’re excited. And you’re invited.

Register online for Widener Day.

Weekday Campus Visit

Weekday information sessions and guided tours by our student ambassadors are provided Monday through Friday starting a 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Tours follow the information sessions at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Weekday visits take about two hours. 

Register for a weekday visit

Weekend Group Session

If you’re in a weekend group visit, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a presentation about the Widener admission process, including a student-led tour of the campus.  We start at 10:00 a.m. Did we mention that lunch is on us?

Spring 2014 weekend group session dates include Saturday, January 18th, Sunday, February 23rd, and Saturday, April 5th.  Register online for a weekend group visit.

Shadow a Student

Shadow and share a day and some classes with one our students in real-time.

Academic Workshops

Get a feel for real deal and attend an academic workshop. Explore that major you’re thinking about? Discuss it with the professors who teach in your major and meet current students already in your major.

Group Visit (junior high or high school students)

Groups of up to 40 high school students in grades 9-12 are welcome on our main campus during the week on Tuesday or Thursday at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.  One chaperone for every 20 students, please.

Our information sessions provide the basics, and then some, followed by a student-led campus tour.
Lunch is available at a cost of $7.25 per person in our dining hall and is an “all you can eat” experience. Or bring your lunch and eat together on our main campus.
Please make reservations at least three weeks in advance.

To register your group for a visit, e-mail Ryan Gresham at regresham@widener.edu.

Instant Decision Days

In the fall students have the opportunity to speak with a Counselor and receive an instant admissions decision.  Fall 2014 dates for Instant Decision Days will be announced in late Spring.

Guests will receive an information session, campus tour, and lunch. 

  • High school seniors need to submit the free online application prior to the event and bring an official sealed transcript and official sealed standardized test scores.  
  • Transfer students applying for the Spring 2014 term need to submit the free online application prior to the event and bring an official (sealed) transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended. Please note that official credit evaluations for transfer students will not be completed on this day.  No nursing transfer students, please.

Summer Open House

Join us in the summer to learn more about Widener.  Online registration for summer 2014 open houses will be available in late Spring.

    *Sample Summer Open House Agenda