Resources & Services

Students are our first priority.

Widener University is committed to providing you with the resources and services you need to have the best college experience possible. From academic support to health and wellness programs to multicultural forums, and interfaith resources, we’ll do everything we can to help you reach your educational and professional goals. That support includes:

  • Counseling Center | Access counseling, psychotherapy, education, assessment, and psychiatric services so you can enjoy mental and emotional health.
  • Interfaith Center | Attend a service, meditate, participate in a student-run prayer meeting, or learn about local places of worship.
  • International Student Services | Get help with your visa, attend international club meetings, and connect with other international students at Widener.
  • Sexual Misconduct Resources | Find campus and community resources to report and gain support in the event of an incident of sexual misconduct.
  • Multicultural Student Affairs | Learn about our Multicultural Student Affairs 1821 Experience pre-orientation program and our PRIDE Mentoring program, just two of the many ways Widener promotes diversity and supports students from diverse social and cultural backgrounds.
  • Wellness Center | Take a group aerobics or spinning class, work out in the strength training room, or challenge yourself on our 24-foot climbing wall.

Schedule a visit to learn more about Widener’s resources and services.

Difference makers

Dean Fred Akl Video

Difference makers

Dean Fred Akl Video

Difference makers

Dr. Marina Barnett Video

Difference makers

Catherine Rawlings Video

Difference makers

Dr. Jeannette Wyatt Video

Difference makers

Dr. Nadine McHenry Video

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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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ELEVATE

ELEVATE
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.