Pride Experience 3: Transfer Orientation
- Accepted Undergraduate Students
Making a smooth transfer transition to life at Widener
Open to: incoming transfer students assigned to Group B starting the fall semester
Attendance: required based on your number of transfer credits
When: August 16, 2019
Registration: required, opens July 29, 2019
Attending Transfer Orientation program, also known as Pride Experience III, is required for incoming transfer students starting at Widener University in the fall semester.
Transfer students are an important part of the undergraduate community, and we want you to be successful at Widener University – feeling prepared and connected to the campus community. Therefore, all transfer students are required to complete an orientation program based on the number of credits earned.
What can you expect at Transfer Orientation?
Transfer Transitions is a one-day program that provides fall transfer students the opportunity to explore helpful resources and make connections with students – a full week before the start of class! Topics covered range from how to get engaged on campus and student success and support resources to managing student finances and exploring campus facilities. Students will receive the official orientation schedule during check-in.
Preparing for Orientation
Be sure to complete your new student checklist in advance of orientation. There are important steps to take in advance of Transfer Orientation so that you are prepared to start your Widener journey on the right foot.
Frequently Asked Questions
Am I required to attend orientation?
All transfer students are required to complete an orientation program based on the number of credits earned before entering Widener. The Undergraduate Admissions Office will notify you by the end of June which orientation program you are required to attend.
Which orientation program is right for me?
Transfer students entering Widener University in the fall semester will be assigned to Group A or Group B, based on the number of credits transferred from their previous institution.
- Students assigned to Group A must attend the full Fall Orientation program.
- Students assigned to Group B must attend the one-day Transfer Transitions program.
- Transfer students starting in the spring semester are required to attend Spring Orientation.
View more information for Accepted Students.