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Widener University Commencement

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Upcoming Commencement Events

  • Petition to graduate. (Contact the Office of the Registrar at for more information if you missed the Nov. 1, 2023 deadline.)
  • RSVP for commencement in Marching Order. (Contact the Office of the Registrar at for more information if you missed the March 15, 2024 deadline.)
  • Complete degree requirements. Contact your adviser or program director to verify completion of degree requirements.
  • Satisfy all financial and 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.
  • 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 e-mail.
  • Obtain cap and gown from the Widener Bookstore. See the Regalia FAQ for pricing and order deadlines.
  • If you or a guest require an ADA accommodation, see the Accessibility FAQ for more information on how to do so. 
Widener’s schools of law will host their ceremonies separately in Wilmington and Harrisburg.
Widener reserves the right to modify ceremony and celebration plans as necessary.