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Photographs, Videos, Flowers, Coffee, & More


Widener University has engaged a commercial photography studio, Lifetouch, to take an individual color photograph of each graduate receiving a diploma as they walk across the stage. Graduates do not have to make prior arrangements for this service. Lifetouch will post a proof of the portrait on their website at Lifetouch Special Events within three weeks after commencement. On the Lifetouch home page, under "Find Your Event," enter "graduations" for event type, "Pennsylvania" for state, and "Widener" for school. There is no obligation to purchase a print. Please tell family and friends about this service and advise them that it will be unnecessary to move from their seats during the ceremony to take pictures. Guests will be permitted to take photographs from their seats, but the use of flash is discouraged.


Senior class portraits will be taken by Lifetouch on campus in University Center in February. If you miss your on-campus opportunity, you can still have your portrait taken by contacting Lifetouch directly to setup an appointment at a local Lifetouch studio. Please schedule your appointment as soon as possible by visiting Enter School Code 64. Students may also call 1-800-OUR-YEAR (1-800-687-9327) during normal business hours.


Widener's University Relations Department will record the commencement ceremony. This professional, full-coverage recording includes processions, platform presentations, awarding of degrees, and speeches. You can leave your video recorder at home and relax; we'll ensure that you don't miss a thing. The graduate ceremony and undergraduate ceremony recordings are available on YouTube. There are also condensed versions on YouTube.


Widener has arranged to sell beautiful flower arrangements and Class of 2019 t-shirts and sweatshirts at commencement. The proceeds will be used for alumni events such as homecoming and class reunions.

Possible purchases include:

  • A dozen roses
  • A half dozen roses
  • A Class of 2019 t-shirt and/or sweatshirt with the Widener name and logo on the front and the names of all graduates on the back.

Pre-ordering is not required, but you can ensure you get the t-shirt/sweatshirt size and/or color of flowers you want by pre-ordering at


Commencement diploma and class picture frames and other Widener memorabilia are available for purchase at the Bookstore on campus. Please note that the Bookstore does not sell announcements. Announcements and class rings can be ordered from Jostens at