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Due to the coronavirus measures our campus is taking to keep our community healthy and safe, please note that events may be canceled or moved to a virtual format.

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Sun with prominences
05
Jun

Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join Professor Augensen for a special stargazing treat! Participants will enjoy "The Sky", a planetarium program and also lots of pictures of celestial objects! Learn more about Jupiter, Saturn and Venus' summer movement as well as Mars' fall movement. Stay for Q&A at the end! No advance registration required. The session would be weather-independent.

nursing undergrad students
09
Jun

Nursing Transfer Student Orientation - Session 1

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

The Accelerated Nursing Orientation is a mandatory remote session designed to register admitted transfer nursing students for fall classes. This is a great opportunity to gain helpful information about the program and student support services available on campus. Students should leave the Accelerated Nursing Orientation feeling prepared to begin their academic journey.

undergraduate summer registration
16
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

widener mascots melrose chester
17
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

undergraduate summer registration
18
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

Engineering Summer Camp
22
Jun

Engineering Resident/Day Summer Camp for High School Students

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  • Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Community/Public

After evaluating the current landscape of COVID-19, we have decided to cancel the Engineering Resident/Day Summer Camp for High School Students. Stay tuned for information about future events offered by the School of Engineering. Learn about engineering in a fun, hands-on camp offered by Widener professors. Students entering 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th grades may register directly for this four-day session.

widener mascots melrose chester
23
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

undergraduate summer registration
24
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

widener mascots melrose chester
25
Jun

Pride Experience 1: Summer Registration

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

A virtual orientation session designed to get you connected to Widener University and ready for classes in advance of fall orientation!

Observatory NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy in Coma Berenices
01
Jul

Summer Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for a Virtual Stargazing session! Enjoy the wonders of the evening sky with your friends and family in the comfort of your own home! No registration required!

14
Jul

Widener Preview Day

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  • University Center
Open to:
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

This program is designed for students to get a look into the Widener experience. The day includes an admissions session, student-led tours, and an academic fair to learn more about our majors. Registration will open at 9:30am.

nursing undergrad students
16
Jul

Nursing Transfer Student Orientation - Session 2

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  • Virtual Orientation Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

The Accelerated Nursing Orientation is a mandatory remote session designed to register admitted transfer nursing students for fall classes. This is a great opportunity to gain helpful information about the program and student support services available on campus. Students should leave the Accelerated Nursing Orientation feeling prepared to begin their academic journey.

Robotics Camp
20
Jul

Robotics Engineering Resident/Day Summer Camp for High School Students

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  • Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

After evaluating the current landscape of COVID-19, we have decided to cancel the Robotics Engineering Resident/Day Summer Camp for High School Students. Stay tuned for information about future events offered by the School of Engineering. This four-day camp is designed for high school students to learn about robotics systems and to develop their robotics skills. High school students from all levels (including 9th grade) are welcome.

Young Scientists Summer Camp
27
Jul

Next Generation Scientists Virtual Summer Mini-camp

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  • Virtual via Zoom
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

Widener's Next Generation Scientists Summer Mini-Camp is the perfect place for high school students to explore subjects hands-on as diverse as biochemistry, biology, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, mathematics, and physics and astronomy.

Lunar Apennine Mountains
03
Aug

Summer Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Join us for an evening of stargazing- virtually from the comfort of your own home! Professor Augensen will lead a riveting discussion and presentation of the universe like you've never seen before! No registration required.

05
Aug

Widener Preview Day

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  • University Center
Open to:
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

This program is designed for students to get a look into the Widener experience. The day includes an admissions session, student-led tours, and an academic fair to learn more about our majors. Registration will open at 9:30am.

1821 Experience
16
Aug

1821 Experience Pre-Orientation Program

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  • Virtual Program Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Get to know Widener's campus and resources before class even starts by joining the 1821 Experience. Students will explore how multiculturalism adds to the Widener experience, and what "We're All Widener" really means.

Widener Pride statues
16
Aug

Project LEAD Pre-Orientation Program

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  • Virtual Program Experience
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Students connect and engage with civic leaders and like-minded classmates through workshops and team-building activities, participate in service experiences, and explore Chester and the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

fall orientation crew leaders
19
Aug

Pride Experience II: Fall Orientation

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  • Widener University Main Campus
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Fall Orientation, also known as Pride Experience II, is your official welcome to Widener University. Directly following freshman check-in/move-in, this multi-day event gives students the opportunity to meet new classmates, get connected to campus resources, and make a smooth transition into college.

First Quarter Moon
02
Sep

Summer Stargazing via Zoom!

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  • Widener Observatory - Kirkbride Hall
Open to:
  • Community/Public
  • Current Adult & Professional Studies Students
  • Current Graduate Students
  • Current Undergraduate Students
  • Faculty/Staff

Enjoy the wonders and majesty of the summer sky! Join Professor Harry Augensen for a night of virtual stargazing via Zoom from the comfort of your own home. No registration is required.