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2016 Orientation: Monday, August 15-Saturday, August 20

Your experience as a Widener Law Commonwealth student will start with a week-long orientation designed to make you feel at home and ready to launch your legal education.

Orientation provides the chance to get to know your future classmates and meet your first-year professors in an informal setting, not to mention staff and student leaders from organizations such as the Student Bar Association.

Attendance at all sessions is mandatory.  Carefully review the following important documents.


Matriculation Memo

Orientation Memo

Orientation Schedule

Introduction to Legal Process Information Memo

Panopto Videos 2016

Video 1

Video 2

Video 3

Video 4a*

*Please watch Video 4a before you read the assigned book.

Video 4b*

*Please watch Video 4b after you read the assigned book.

Silverlight is required to view all Panopto Videos

Student Education Records Notice

Locator Card

Student History at a Glance Form

Employment Form

ExamSoft Memo

ID Card, Picture Book Photo, and Parking Permit Memo

Campus Bookstore

We are pleased to announce that we have a new Virtual Bookstore!

  • Please note that Contracts day sections and Property day sections are still being finalized.  You are advised to postpone ordering those books until after August 1.
  • Individual Legal Methods sections will be assigned at orientation.  However, all sections use the same books.

Finding your textbooks on the website:

  1. Click on the Books Link.
  2. Select Term
  3. Select Department - LAWH
  4. Select Course
  5. Select Section

Orientation is coordinated by the Office of Student Affairs. If you have any questions, please contact us.