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2018 Orientation: Monday, August 13-Saturday, August 18

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.  Check back regularly for updates.  Review the following items very carefully.

Matriculation Memo 

(PDF posted 7.24.18)

Orientation Memo

(PDF updated 7.24.18)

Detailed Orientation Schedule

(PDF posted 8.9.18)

Introduction to Legal Process Memo

(PDF updated to include page numbers 8.13.18 at 12:15 p.m.)

Panopto Videos 2018
Video 1 (Link posted on 7.26.18)
Video 2 (Link posted on 7.26.18)
Video 3 (Link posted on 7.26.18)
Video 4a* (Link posted on 7.26.18)
*Please watch Video 4a before you read the assigned book.
Video 4b* (Link posted on 7.26.18)
*Please watch Video 4b after you read the assigned book.

Silverlight is required to view all Panopto Videos

Textbooks & First Assignments 

(PDF updated 8.8.18 at 3:33 p.m.) This document will be updated regularly. Check back for updates. 

Student Education Records Notice

(PDF posted 7.12.18)

Locator Card 

(PDF posted 7.12.18)

Employment Form 

(PDF updated 7.23.18)

ExamSoft Memo 

(PDF posted 7.12.18)

ID Card and Parking Permit Memo 

(PDF updated 7.19.18) 

Campus Safety Welcome Message

(PDF posted 7.12.18)

Information Technology Services Information Guide

(PDF updated 7.26.18)


(PDF posted 8.9.18)

Printing Instructions

(PDF posted 7.26.18)

Classes start Monday, August 20, 2018

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

Contact Information

Michael Hussey
Interim Dean of Students
[email protected] 

Dorothy Koncar
Phone: 717.541.3952
Email: [email protected]

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