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Senior Class Portraits
Portrait services are provided by Prestige Portraits by Lifetouch NSS. Information regarding photoshoot dates and times will be available early in the spring semester.
Commencement Photos, Videos, & Available Merchandise
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.
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 entire commencement ceremony will be available on YouTube.
Merchandise Available at Commencement
Widener has arranged to sell beautiful flower arrangements and Class of 2020 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 2020 t-shirt and/or sweatshirt with the Widener name and logo on the front and the names of all graduates on the back
- Graduation teddy bears
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 http://www.commencementflowers.com/index.php/widener.
Note: If you are not able to purchase a t-shirt or sweatshirt at graduation, you can order online by sending your order request to Skye West at email@example.com.
Frames & Memorabilia
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 www.jostens.com.