Admitted Student Day

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Open to:
  • Admitted & Incoming Undergraduate Students
Accepted Student Day

Here at Widener, we take a personalized approach to your education. We encourage you to attend and explore the sessions that are important to you! Welcome to your first experience on the Inside Track!

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Admitted Student Day Agenda

Pre-Event Opportunities

9:00-9:45 am - Behind the Scenes: Media Production at Widener, Freedom Hall

9:00-9:45 am - Pre-Physical and Pre-Occupational Therapy Information and Facility Tour, Academic Center North 150

Grand Opening Welcome

9:00-10:00 am - Red Carpet Entrance and Check-In, Pride Recreation Center

10:00-10:20 am - Welcome Remarks, Schwartz Gymnasium

Academic Sessions

10:30-10:40 am 

  • Arts and Sciences College Opening Session, Schwartz Gymnasium

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

  • Communication Studies, Freedom Hall 1st and 2nd Floor
  • Computing, Informatics & Mathematics, Freedom Hall, 3rd Floor
  • Humanities, Kapelski Learning Center Recital Hall
  • Sciences, Kirkbride Hall 149
  • Social Sciences, Kapelski Learning Center Recital Hall
  • Business, Quick Center
  • Engineering, Kirkbride Lobby
  • Nursing, Alumni Auditorium

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Elementary/Special Education, 503 E. 13th Street
  • Social Work, UC Room C

11:00 am - 12:15 pm 

  • Exploratory Studies (Undecided), UC Webb Room

Pre-Professional Pathway Programs 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

  • Pre-Law, Kapelski Learning Center, 101
  • Pre-Med, Pre-Dental and Pre-Vet, Kirkbride Hall 231
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy and Pre-Physical Therapy, Kapelski Recital Hall
  • Secondary Education, Kapelski Learning Center 118

Information Sessions

Engage with Pride: Getting Involved with Widener (12:00 pm) OR (1:00 pm UC, Lower Level Pride Den)

Join the Office of Student Engagement and current student leaders to learn about involvement and engagement opportunities on Widener's campus.

I'm Admitted, What's Next? (12:00 Academic Center North 105) OR (1 pm & 2 pm Alumni Auditorium)

Admissions will break down all of the next steps in the process that you will want to consider as you decide if Widener is the right choice for you.

Study Abroad and Study Away (12:30 pm) OR (1:30 pm UC, Room C)

Global engagement is a large port of the Widener experience. Let us show you the various opportunities of study that Widener can offer around the world no matter your major.

Global Internship Opportunities in Costa Rica (12:30 pm - 1:00 pm, Kirkbride 203)

Join Professor Steve Madigosky as he talks about internships in Costa Rica. 

MSA: Real Talk Student Leadership Panel (12:30 pm) OR (1:30 pm UC, Multicultural Lounge)

The Multicultural Student Affairs [MSA) Office will host a Student Leadership Panel Discussion for admitted students and their families. We invite you to hear from student leaders as they share their Widener experience and answer questions!

Reside with the Pride (12:30 pm UC, Webb Room) 

Join the Office of Residence Life to learn more about housing options, Living Learning Community opportunities, and a general overview of what it means to live at Widener.

Civic Engagement Opportunities (1:00 pm) OR (2:00 pm UC, Room C)

This session will guide you through the process of how a Widener education can help you become a civically engaged leader in your community.

What is Your Dream? Learn How Career Design and Development Can Help Bring It to Life (1:30 pm, UC, Webb Room)

Connect with the Career Design and Development Office as you design your own inside track at Widener. From day one on campus, you will enjoy personalized guidance from expert career counselors, access to career exploration programs, and professional development opportunities from a donor-funded internship program to Widener's signature Co-op Program, now in its 50th year! Our favorite motto is, "Come early, come often." 


Campus Tour 

Ongoing from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm departing from the University Center Atrium

Residence Hall Tour

Ongoing from 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm departing from the University Center Atrium

Pride Recreation Center Tour

Ongoing from 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Feel free to walk on your own or take the Pride Ride Shuttle.

Open Houses/Ongoing Information

Ask a Financial Aid Counselor (11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Lipka Hall)

  • To avoid a wait, we encourage contacting the Office of Financial Aid during normal business hours (M-F 9 am - 5 pm) to discuss specific situations.

Ask an Admission Counselor (12:00 - 2:00 pm, UC Atrium)

  • Both first-year and transfer counselors will be available to answer questions.

Honors Program (12:00 - 2:00 pm, Hyatt Hall, Honors Lounge)

Widener University Band & Color Guard Scholarship Interviews (12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Kapelski Band Room)

From 12:00 - 2:00 pm, the following organizations will be available in the UC Atrium:

  • Center for Civic & Global Engagement 
  • Client Experience/IT Helpdesk
  • Dining at Widener
  • Library
  • Meet a Division III Athletic Coach
  • Multicultural Student Affairs
  • Office of Student Success
  • ROTC
  • Science Minors
  • Student Health Services
  • Summer Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (SURCA)
  • Widener University Bands

Book Store (11:00 am - 3:00 pm, University Crossings)

  • Pop-up shop with limited items available in UC Room A from 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pride Cafe Meal (12:00 - 2:30 pm)

  • Don't forget to stop in the Pride Cafe to sample the tastes of Widener! In order to accommodate our large crowds, please reference your ticket for entrance times.

Stop by the Admissions Office (12:00 - 2:30 pm)

  • Have a question? Want to change your major? Interested in paying your enrollment deposit? Stop in Muller Hall so we can help.

Stay for our Eagles Watch Party (3:00 pm)

  • Join Widener students, staff, and faculty for a campus-wide watch party in the Pride Cafe. Game day snacks will be provided.

Meet the Admissions Team

Hunter Bonhage: Admissions Counselor (hrbonhage@widener.edu)

Dylan Butera: Assistant Director of Admissions (debutera@widener.edu)

Ken Dunbar: Director of International Admissions (kcdunbar@widener.edu)

Lauren Haley: Senior Associate Director of Admissions (lahaley@widener.edu)

Joseph Howard: Vice President for Enrollment (jehowardl@widener.edu)

Courtney Kelly: Executive Director of Admissions (chkelly@widener.edu)

Anastasia Korbal: Admissions Counselor (adkorbal@widener.edu)

Adri Macrina: Admissions Counselor (amacrina@widener.edu)

Ryan Mignone: Senior Assistant Director of Admissions (rdmignone@widener.edu)

Brianna Miller: Admissions Specialist (bjmiller@widener.edu)

Riley Morton: Campus Visit Coordinator (remorton@widener.edu)

Rose Richards: Associate Director of Transfer Admissions (rlrichards@widener.edu)

Joana Rodriguez: Admissions Counselor (jbrodriguez@widener.edu)


Want to commit to Widener today? Come see us in Muller Hall to show you how. We'll even have a special item just for doing so. Thank you for attending!

Contact Info

Undergraduate Admissions Office