Commencement

Widener University holds commencement, its formal graduation ceremonies, in May of every year. It is at commencement that diplomas are conferred to students who have successfully completed all degree requirements at Widener University. To participate in commencement, all degree candidates must follow this graduation checklist, including filling out the RSVP form.

Graduate students who are receiving master's or doctoral degrees from August 2014, December 2014, or May 2015 should attend the graduate student commencement ceremony on Friday, May 15, at 9:00 a.m. on the Main Campus in Chester.

Undergraduates who are receiving bachelor's or associate's degrees from August 2014, December 2014, or May 2015 should attend the undergraduate commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 16, at 9:45 a.m. on the Main Campus in Chester.

See the events page for more information. The Law School holds separate commencement ceremonies for law graduates at its campuses in Wilmington, Del., and Harrisburg, Pa.

These commencement pages are your primary resource for all information relating to graduation at Widener University's Main Campus. To participate in the commencement ceremony, candidates for graduation must follow all instructions posted at this website. The site is updated regularly, so check back often.

The ROTC Commissioning, Nightingale, Academic Awards, and both Commencement ceremonies will be broadcast live over the Internet.