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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. 
Veterans Initiative: Honor. Service. Education. Leadership.

Through the efforts of the initiative, Widener Law Commonwealth strives to provide veteran law students with academic, career, and financial support tailored to each veteran’s unique needs and experience.

Resources for Veterans and Families

We have gathered various resources available on the web of interest to veterans and their families and listed them in one, centralized location for easy access. 

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 History & the Military

Widener University, formerly Pennsylvania Military College, has a rich history of contributing to the education of current and former members of the military.

Veteran Student and Alumni Profiles

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

 

Rob Kranz
USAF, Flight Medic

Discover how Rob's experiences in the military prepared him for law school.  READ MORE

 

Nick Fiaschetti
ARMY, Combat Medic

Read about how the military prepared Nick for law school. READ MORE

 

Emily A. Farren
ARMY, Pharmacy Technician

Find out about why Emily chose Widener Law Commonwealth. READ MORE

 

Learn about our Veterans Initiative

Honor.  Service.  Education.  Leadership. 

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Contact Information


Admissions Office 
Phone: 717.541.3903
1-888-WIDENER
Fax: 717.541.3999
Email: [email protected]
Form:  Information Request

Financial Aid Office
Phone: 
717.541.3961
Fax: 
717.541.1964
Email:
[email protected]

Office of Student Affairs
Michael Hussey
Interim Dean of Students
Phone: 
717.541.3921
Email:
 [email protected] 

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