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.
It is possible that the weather will be unseasonably warm. The university will set up water coolers around the seating areas.
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, Freedom Hall, Alumni Auditorium, and, in the case of rain, rooms on the first floor of Academic Center North.
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.