Weekday Campus Tour & Information Session

Guests interested in visiting campus can register online for a weekday tour and information session or call 610-499-4126.

Make an appointment for one of the following:

  • May 11th - May 29th:
    • Information session at 10 a.m.
    • Tour at 10:30 a.m.
  • June 1st - July 20th:
    • Information session at 9:30 a.m.
    • Tour at 10 a.m.
  • July 21st and August 5th: Summer Open House
  • July 22nd - August 21st:
    • Information session at 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m.
    • Tours at 11:00 a.m. or 2:00 p.m.

*Please be aware that Widener University will be closed on all Fridays between June 1st and August 8th.

Weekday tours are guided by a student ambassador and offered through the Office of Admissions by appointment. In addition, an Admissions Counselor will conduct a 30-minute presentation, give an overview of the university, and discuss the admissions process at Widener University.
* Visitors should expect to be on campus for 2 hours.

Group Visit Requests

Widener University’s Undergraduate Admissions is pleased to host campus visits geared toward groups of college-bound students.

Group visits are available Monday - Friday at 10:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. Group visits are not available on weekends. 

To schedule a group visit please contact Laura Strickland at (610) 499-4462 or email lmstrickland@widener.edu.

Due to the high number of visitors to the Widener University Main Campus, groups planning to visit should follow these guidelines:

  • Reservations should be made at least 2 weeks in advance.
  • Students should be in grades 9-12.
  • Groups must provide at least one chaperone for every 10 students visiting the campus.
  • Maximum group size is 50 students plus chaperones.

We strongly encourage groups to visit campus during the fall or spring semester to experience the vibrant campus life and all that Widener has to offer. We may not be able to accommodate all group requests during the summer.

The group visit agenda offers:

  • Widener University information session
  • Campus tour (dress comfortably)
  • Optional lunch (all you can eat with a wide variety of options). Lunch is $7.25 per person. Cash, credit, and checks (made payable to Aramark) are accepted upon arrival.

Virtual Visit

Undergraduate Virtual Tour

Main Campus Tour
Let your fingers do the walking with our interactive virtual tour.
Get maps, see our 360s, watch our videos, and review our photos of campus life.

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1821 Experience

The 1821 Experience
In this pre-orientation program, you will explore how multiculturalism adds to the college experience and connect with other students on campus.

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Summit Widener

Summit Widener
This multi-day backpacking trip, led by members of the Outdoor Adventure Club, offers incoming Widener students a chance to build self-confidence and a social network of like-minded students on campus while having fun in the Appalachian Mountains.

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This student life leadership program, Enhancing Leadership Experience Via Activities, Training, and Engagement, aka ELEVATE, allows you to build or hone your leadership skills with learning tracks for emerging student leaders.

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Oskin Leaders

Oskin Leaders
The Oskin Leaders program inspires and equips Widener undergraduates to courageously leverage their passion and leadership skills to create significant, positive change.

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PSC/Bonner Leaders

PSC/Bonner Leaders Program
This program connects Widener students with a service movement of college students around the country. Students in the Presidential Service Corps/Bonner Leaders Program complete 300 hours of community service and a variety of leadership activities.

Difference Makers

Old Main

Continuing Studies
University College student Dale Kerns Jr. established the Little Angels Foundation, which provides financial and emotional support for children suffering from cancer, tumors, and other deadly diseases.

Difference Makers


College of Arts & Sciences
Chemistry Major Anna Miller ‘12, from East Prospect, PA, served as site team leader at CityTeam International in Chester, where she coordinated the efforts of 10 other PSC students.

Difference Makers

Sara McManus

College of Arts & Sciences
Anthropology Major Sara E. McManus ’13 has been named a 2012 Newman Civic Fellow, an award that recognizes inspiring college student leaders who have worked to find solutions for challenges facing their communities.

Difference Makers


Alternative Spring Break
Anthropology Major Jess Viscuso ’12 and Nursing Major Devin Weesner ’13 coordinated Alternative Spring Break efforts for 87 students and faculty and staff chaperones at six locations throughout the U.S.

Difference Makers

Widener Pride

Institute of Physical Therapy Education
Doctoral Student Scott Cheney serves on the board of the Society for Student-run Medical Clinics, where he is one of five national directors charged with planning the society’s international conference.

Difference Makers

Jim Harris

Widener University
President James T. Harris III has been appointed chair of the Board Directors for the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Pennsylvania (AICUP) for 2012–13. Harris has served on the AICUP Board of Directors since 2007, most recently as vice-chair.

Difference Makers


Widener Observatory
Dr. Harry Augensen, associate dean of science and professor of physics and astronomy, helped alumnus Dominic Liberto ’08 arrange a private moment during a public viewing at the Widener University Observatory to propose to his girlfriend, Jenn. She said yes!