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Get Involved & Experience Widener

From student clubs and organizations, to athletics and recreation, to leadership and civic engagement opportunities, there are countless ways to get involved at Widener!

Fully. Engaged.

We're more than just stats. Behind each number is a story of a student who found their place.

80+ 

With 80+ clubs, you'll find ways to get involved, make invaluable connections, and pursue your interests.     

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300+ Events On Campus Annually

There's always something happening on campus. 

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24 Varsity Sports Teams 

From soccer and volleyball to rugby and track, there are plenty of varsity sports to enjoy at Widener.

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6 Club Sports Teams

Play on one of our 6 club teams from ice hockey to rugby and more.

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15+ Intramural Sports

Grab some friends and start your own intramural sports team.

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87% Live on Campus Their First Year

Before long, our campus will feel like your second home.

Gold Campus

Excellence in student voter engagement in the 2018 mid-term election

Clubs & Orgs

Clubs & Organizations

With 80+ academic, social, arts, cultural, and special interests clubs and organizations, there's something for everyone. And if you can’t find what you’re looking for, start your own!

Clubs & Orgs

Sports & Rec

Sports & Recreation

Whether playing varsity, club or intramural sports, or cheering from the stands, you'll be part of the Pride. Looking to stay fit? Our recreational facilities are the place to be.

Athletics & Recreation

Find Your Home

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Fraternity & Sorority Life

Join the nearly 25% of our student body that have joined our Fraternity and Sorority Life community. Through one of our 11 nationally-affiliated campus chapters, you will find a second family, develop lifelong friendships and connections, leadership skills, and serve the community.

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Music & Performing Arts

Love to perform? We've got you covered. No matter your major, you can continue to explore music, theatre, and dance at Widener.

Whether you'd like to step to the beat in Widener's marching band and color guard, earn academic credit through our chamber music and dance programs, or hone your performance skills through our countless clubs and ensembles, you're bound to find an outlet that fits your interests. 

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Media & Publications

Our campus is also home to various media and publications clubs where you can gain hands-on experience in writing/editing, publishing, broadcasting, and production. 

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Leading the Way

Seize the many leadership opportunities here - offered through our Oskin Leadership Institute, ROTC program, Student Government Association, within academic programs, and clubs and organizations – to grow, prepare for your career, and become the best version of your self.

Pride Perspectives

Hear from our students about their Widener experience.

Anna Cooney throws a shot put at nationals while wearing a Widener shirt, as other competitors look on

I think back at my little freshman self, trying to throw the shot put, and then where I am now, and I know there was a point to all of this. I am so blessed and so thankful for all the opportunities that Widener has given me.

Anna Cooney

Anna's Story
Jeremiah McFarland, standing outside a hospital, wearing blue scrubs

When I’m in a patient’s room, assessing and giving medications, I hear my professors’ voices from lectures. They’ve made me the best nurse I could possibly be and continue to grow into.

Jeremiah McFarland

Jeremiah's Story
Hayley Bonhage, wearing headphones, sitting at a computer playing Overwatch for Esports team

I’m interested in a lot of different applications in computer science so I’m not sure where that will take me. It will be an adventure either way.

Hayley Bonhage

Hayley's Story
Student Evan Davis reading a Superman comic book

Widener gives me access to so many great opportunities I wouldn't have had elsewhere. These experiences and opportunities give me a great competitive advantage heading into the workforce.

Evan Davis

Evan's Story
Cajua Robinson works with a client at iCore Fitness

For me, the opportunities at Widener to start this, join that, do this, allowed me to grow tremendously as a person. That’s what turned me into who I am.

Cajua Robinson

Cajua's Story

At Widener I’ve been getting ready for my career by doing it, in the lab and at my internship. When I graduate, I won’t just be starting my career. I’ll be continuing the work that I’ve been doing all along.

DeShawn Ivey

DeShawn's Story

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