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Widener Law Commonwealth For Veterans

We are a law school that works for vets. For generations, many of those who have served their nation in the military have gone on to serve the cause of justice through careers in the law. At Widener Law Commonwealth, we are dedicated to extending that tradition. 

Veterans Expedited Enrollment Program (VEE Program)

Learn about Widener Law Commonwealth's commitment to provide veterans and active military personnel with expert and expedited assistance in the law school admissions process. 

Education for Veterans
  • Find out about Veterans Education Benefits and basic information regarding the process of applying for these benefits.
  • Review detailed VA Enrollment checklists for both accepted applicants and returning students
  • Learn about our participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program, where universities choose to make additional funds available for your degree program without an additional charge to your GI Bill entitlement. 
  • Discover various scholarships and other education funding opportunitites for veterans and military members. 
Resources for Veterans

We have gathered various resources available on the web for vets and listed them in one, centralized location for easy access. 

Veteran Student Profiles

We are proud that several of our current students are veterans. They understand what it takes to serve their nation and pursue a legal education. Read about their journeys in their own words.  

Student Organizations

Discover the many student organizations available to Widener Law Commonwealth students. Included among the interest organizations is an active Veterans Association that aims to support, mentor, and honor Widener Law Commonwealth Veterans and their families.

Law and Government Institute

The Law and Government Institute is dedicated to the study of government law. The Institute helps students prepare for careers in public service by exploring how government works and the roles that lawyers play in making and implementing law. Veterans bring a unique background and expansive skill set that helps enrich the Institute and enables veterans to find career paths that are reflective of their goals, values and skills. 

Widener University's Mission & the Military

Widener University's mission and vision reflect the rich history of Widener contributing to the education of current and former members of the military.


Learn about our Veterans Initiative

Honor.  Service.  Education.  Leadership. 

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