Drive Through and Mini Ceremony Assignments Now Live!
Your ceremony date and time are now available. Log in to your Marching Order account to see all the details such as arrival time, parking locations, and more.
More Information to Come!
Check back here the week of April 26 to find information on what you and your guests can expect on the day of your in-person ceremony, including parking maps, arrival instructions, and estimated departure times.
As we get closer to your big day, we invite you to explore these pages for more information and resources:
We are certain graduates will have questions in the days ahead and we recommend viewing the ceremony comparison page to find answers to many of them.
Graduates are also invited to watch the following information session video which offers more detailed information.
Monday, Feb. 22 – Ceremony RSVP process opens via Marching Order. You will receive an email with log-in credentials.
Friday, March 26 – Deadline for ordering custom doctoral regalia.
Monday, March 29 – Ceremony RSVP process closes in Marching Order at 12:00 p.m.
Friday, April 9 – Receive email notification of your assigned ceremony date and time. Return to Marching Order to pick-up your Grad Pass and guest tickets.
Friday, April 23 – Deadline for online ordering of standard regalia that needs to be shipped to your address.
Friday, May 7 – Deadline for online ordering (or in-person purchase) of standard regalia that you will pick-up in-store.
Monday, May 10 – Keepsake graduate slides added to commencement celebration website.
Tuesday, May 11 - Saturday, May 15 – In-person commencement ceremonies.
Petition to Graduate
You must complete your graduation petition on myWidener by Monday, Feb. 1 in order to receive commencement-related email messages. Log in to myWidener
The deadline to RSVP for an in-person ceremony is Monday, March 29 at 12:00 p.m. If you or a guest require ADA accommodation, please specify this during the RSVP process. View RSVP FAQ View Accommodations FAQ
Complete Degree Requirements
Contact your advisor or program director to verify completion of degree requirements.
Satisfy Financial Aid & Library Obligations
Degree candidates who have balances due at the Bursar's Office or books due at the library must satisfy these obligations before they can receive diplomas.
Complete Exit Loan Counseling
All students who borrowed a Federal Perkins and/or Federal Direct Student Loan while enrolled at Widener University must complete an online exit counseling session to review their rights and responsibilities. Information about how to access the online sessions will be sent by email. Learn more about online exit loan counseling