Inclement Weather

In the event of inclement weather, the location of the commencement ceremony will NOT change from Memorial Field (the Quadrangle) on the Main Campus. The Commencement Ceremonies will be held outside, rain or shine. Please dress appropriately for the weather conditions.


HOT WEATHER

It is possible that the weather will be unseasonably warm. The university will set up water coolers around the seating areas.

APPROPRIATE SHOES

If there has been a lot of rain the week before commencement, the ground will be soft. Heels are NOT recommended, seriously.

INDOOR CLOSED-CIRCUIT COVERAGE

Rain or shine, the commencement ceremony will be broadcast live through closed-circuit coverage in air-conditioned viewing rooms in Founders Hall and Freedom Hall.

INTERNET WEB COVERAGE

Widener will webcast the entire commencement ceremony live on the Internet on this commencement website. Family and friends who cannot attend in person should log-on early to ensure a good connection.