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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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13
Jul

True Life: Getting Involved at Widener!

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join C.R.E.W. Leaders to learn about some of the biggest organizations on campus including Pride Activities Council, Alternative Spring Break, Black Student Union, Student Goverment Association, Sexuality and Gender Alliance and more! You'll learn about these organizations and more, the advantages to getting involved and the lasting connections you make. Pre-registration is required!

13
Jul

Summer Class Test Drive: How to Build a Human

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  • Virtual Class
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

This exercise introduces students to what makes humans unique and explores how humans create and use culture as a survival strategy.

movie film reel
13
Jul

Summer Class Test Drive: Movies, Netflix & More!

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  • Virtual Class
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

If you love movies and watching Netflix, then you will love this exercise. We will address movies, films, and more with a focus on African American culture.

14
Jul

Widener Preview Day

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  • Virtual
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.

FSL Students representing various Chapters on campus
14
Jul

True Life: Fraternity & Sorority Life at Widener!

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join Fraternity and Sorority Life Leaders from our FSL Community to learn more about Fraternity & Sorority Life on Campus. You will learn about our 3 governing councils, our 11 chapters on campus, and why joining a Fraternity or Sorority will grately impact your life not only for the next 4 years but beyond. Pre-registration is required.

15
Jul

Information Session: Pre-Orientation Programs

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join us to learn more about our two incredible Pre-Orientation Programs - 1821 Experience & Project Lead! These programs let you get connected to peers on campus as well as make lasting connections with staff members! You'll be able to connect with those involved in running the program to learn more as well as ask any questions you may have!

Pride Mascots Events
15
Jul

Transfer Instant Decision Day

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  • Virtual Zoom
Open to:
  • Prospective Undergraduate Students

Get all your answers about the transfer process to Widener University. Submit your application and supporting materials and receive an instant decision on your admission. Learn if you are eligible for a merit scholarship award, then meet with an advisor to get clarity on transfer credit equivalencies.

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.

16
Jul

Widener Class of 2024 Trivia Takeover!

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join us for your very own Trivia Night! You will get to meet new friends as you play on teams to test your knowledge of Widener and Pop-Culture! The winning team will win prizes and all participants will be entered into a drawing to win raffle prizes for attending! Pre-registration is required for this event.

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

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.

CREW leaders jumping in University Center
21
Jul

True Life: I Attend Widener University C.R.E.W. Leader Open Forum

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join the C.R.E.W. Leaders, upperclass students who are highly involved on campus and know tons of tips and tricks to succeed, to get all of your questions about what it's like to be a student at Widener answered! The C.R.E.W. will share their experiences and help you feel more comfortable preparing to join the Widener Pride in August! Pre-registration is required.

students play bingo
22
Jul

Widener Wednesday Bingo: Class of 2024 Edition

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join us for your very own Class of 2024 Widener Wednesday Bingo! … a student tradition at Widener! You will have a chance to virtually meet other classmates and win awesome Widener swag and other amazing prizes! Each student that signs up will be entered into a raffle. This event is open to undergraduate students entering with the Class of 2024 only. Pre-registration is required.

Young Scientists Summer Camp
27
Jul

Next Generation Scientists Virtual Summer Mini-camp (7/27-7/31)

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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.

Commuter Life
28
Jul

True Life: I'm a Commuter Student at Widener!

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join the Commuter Assistants, Morgan and Madison, along with other C.R.E.W. Leaders who commute to learn more about commuting to campus, the Commuter Student Association, and how to maximize your campus experience! You'll learn insider tips and tricks to help you be ready once August hits. You'll also be able to meet some friends before you even get to campus! There will be a raffle to win some Widener Swag, too! Pre-registration required.

Hanna Hall Exterior
28
Jul

True Life: I Live On-Campus at Widener!

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

Join C.R.E.W. Leaders and Resident Assistants to learn more about living on campus and get your questions answered! You'll learn tips and tricks, Res Hall Hacks, and how to pack smart for this coming year! Maybe you'll met some folks living in your Res Hall, too! Pre-registration required.

Microphone
30
Jul

Widener's Got Talent: Class of 2024

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  • Online via Zoom
Open to:
  • Accepted & Incoming Undergraduate Students

We know that Class of 2024 is incredibly talented – so come show off your skills! Have an incredible voice? Let's hear it! Can you solve a rubix cube incredibly fast? Prove it! Play an instrument? We want to see it! Come show off your talents and connect with classmates and C.R.E.W. Leaders before you even get to campus. Pre-registration is required.

03
Aug

Next Generation Computer Scientists Virtual Summer Mini-Camp

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

The Next Generation Computer Scientists Virtual Summer Mini-Camp provides an excellent opportunity for budding computer scientists of high school age to explore subjects at the frontier of computing technology. Students will learn introductory Web design, explore machine learning, and gain insight into computer security fields. The Mini-Camp also provides a unique opportunity to meet online with college faculty who are also professional computer scientists, and to learn about the Computer Science and Digital Media Informatics (DMI) programs at Widener. Certificates of achievement will be awarded to students who complete all three workshops. And best of all, tuition is free!

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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  • Virtual
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.