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Main Campus Tour

Not quite as good as being here. But take a "walk around campus" with our interactive virtual tour.

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Widener Day

On Widener Day, our house is your house. Come visit.

Open House


Widener Day

Our house is your house during Widener Day. Come see us.

Thanks for your interest in visiting our main campus.

If you are planning a trip to visit you can view campus driving directions or use our GPS address:
1341 Melrose Avenue Chester, PA  19013

Are you coming for Widener Day?

What can we tell you about Widener Day? Just that we’re excited. And you’re invited.

Register for Widener Day.

Are you coming on a weekday?

Weekday information sessions and guided tours by our student ambassadors are provided Monday through Friday starting a 10:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. Tours follow the information sessions at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.  Weekday visits take about two hours. 

Register for a weekday visit

Would you like an instant decision?

In the spring prospective students will have the opportunity to speak with a Counselor and receive an instant admissions decision.  Guests will receive an information session, campus tour, and lunch. 

  • High school seniors need to submit the free online application and bring an official sealed transcript and official sealed standardized test scores.  
  • Transfer students need to submit the free online application and bring an official (sealed) transcript from all post-secondary institutions attended. (Official credit evaluations for transfer students will not be completed on this day.) 

Registration for an Instant Decision Day will be available in January.

Are you coming for a weekend group visit?

If you’re in a weekend group visit, you’ll have the opportunity to attend a presentation about the Widener admission process, including a sudent-led tour of the campus.  We start at 10:00 a.m. Did we mention that lunch is on us?

Register for a weekend group visit.

Would you like to shadow a student?

Shadow and share a day and some classes with one our students in real-time.

Are you coming for an academic workshop?

Get a feel for real deal and attend an academic workshop. Explore that major you’re thinking about? Discuss it with the professors who teach in your major and meet current students already in your major.

Are you coming with a group of junior high or high school students?

Groups of up to 50 high school students in grades 8-12 are welcome on our main campus during the week on Monday, Wednesday, or Friday at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.  One chaperone for every 10 students, please.

Our information sessions provide the basics, and then some, on majors, financial aid, campus housing, and student life. Of course, the campus tour by one of our student ambassadors is the highlight of the day. Lunch ($7.25 per person) in our dining hall is an “all you can eat” experience. Or bring your lunch and eat together on our main campus.
Please make reservations at least two weeks in advance.

To register your group for a visit, e-mail Ryan Gresham at

Summer Open House

Summer Open House dates for 2013 include.

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2013
  • Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Registration for a Summer Open House will be available in the Spring.