Ceremony Information


Saturday, May 19, 2018

3:00 p.m.

Lawn, DE Campus


In celebration of the achievements of the graduates of December 2017, May 2018, and August 2018, the commencement ceremony will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 19, on the lawn in front of Geesey House and Polishook Hall.  Graduates should report to the Law Building by 1:30 p.m.  Guest seating does not require a ticket; all seating is first-come, first-served.  Saving seats prior to the ceremony by marking chairs is prohibited; signs on chairs will be removed.  The ceremony will also be broadcast into Polishook Hall.




Widener University has adopted a Tobacco-Free Policy on all campuses.  Use of any tobacco product is prohibited on campus.


SECURITY POLICY: No Backpacks, Large Purses, Bags, Etc., at Graduation


The safety of our students, staff, faculty, and guests is important.  We ask that all graduates and their guest refrain from bringing bags, backpacks, large purses, or containers to the commencement ceremony.  Please leave these items at home or in your vehicle.  For the safety and security of our community, Campus Safety officers may search bags and containers that are brought to graduation events.  Please do not leave your belongings unattended at any time.  Report any unattended bags or suspicious packages to a Campus Safety officer.  Theses security precautions are for your protection.