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Freshman Check-In

Mandatory Program

freshman orientation

Fall Freshman Orientation

The Fall Freshman Orientation is considered an academic requirement, and therefore, mandatory for all new students. Attendance is required.

We are very excited for your arrival to Widener University this fall!

Check-in is on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

Check-in for ALL new students is located inside the University Center (UCTR) Atrium, located across from Old Main on 14th Street. There you will receive your keys, Campus1Card, and your Orientation Program schedule.

Resident Check-In Schedule

Below is the tentative 2017 check-in schedule for when you arrive on campus. Please review this webpage again prior to move-in day for the final schedule.

Last Name Begins With:  Check-In Time
D, S, U, V, Z 9:00 am
H, J, K, N 10:00 am
A, O, T, W 11:00 am
E, G, I, P 11:30 am
C, M, Q, X, Y 12:00 pm
B, F, L, R 12:30 pm

Note: Check-in will relocate from the UCTR Atrium into the Residence Life Office from 2:00–5:00 p.m.

Commuter Check-In Schedule

Check-in for new commuter students will start at 3:00 p.m. in the University Center Atrium on August 22, 2017.

The purpose of this check-in is to pick-up the new student orientation schedule from the front desk of UCTR. New student commuters and off-campus students are permitted to arrive earlier to collect the new student orientation schedule, conduct any necessary business with the Enrollment Management Center, obtain a Campus1Card if necessary, purchase a parking permit, or visit the bookstore.


Your first fall freshmen orientation activity begins at 4:00 p.m. with the Pride BBQ.