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Get Excited for Homecoming: October 15 - 16, 2021! 

Let us know you're coming!

Registration for our Homecoming events is now open! And thank you to those who pre-registered early for the tailgate - we are officially sold out of hats!

Register Today!

Check out our featured events — from our School of Business Career Day, PMC Broom Drill, Homecoming Tailgate Village and Football Game to a slate of virtual programs throughout the week starting October 12th, we have something for everyone! 

We also compiled helpful information to plan your trip. Grab your blue and gold and join us for the celebration!

Note that all activities are subject to COVID-19 guidelines and the schedule is subject to change. Visit the university’s Coronavirus Information Page for additional information as well as the university's visitor policy.

Featured Events

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Homecoming Tailgate Village

The biggest football game of the year deserves a great pre-game tailgate! Join us at our new, can’t-miss tailgate experience including: A beer garden, food trucks, kids activities, live music, and your Pride! It is FREE to attend; pre-registration is encouraged. Register Today! 

Two business professionals meeting on a rooftop in Philadelphia

SBA Career Day

Alumni, faculty and students are invited to the School of Business Administration's newest program titled SBA Career Day. The half-day conference will include sessions on work and industry trends, a dynamic keynote speaker, and opportunities for all attendees to network and connect with one another. Register Today!

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Career Pivot Week

Are you hearing a lot about the “mass resignation” in the news? Are there people in your own life who are considering major or minor changes in mid-career?  If you are thinking about a possible career pivot, Widener’s own Career Design and Development team is here to support you. Register Today!

PMC alum perform broom drill

Broom Drill

All Pennsylvania Military College alumni are invited to march in the annual Broom Drill. The Broom Drill is a beloved, historic Homecoming tradition and honors the cadets of the past who drilled with brooms. Register Today!

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Schedule of Events

Join us for a series of engaging events throughout the week where you can connect with your classmates and the Widener community! Check out our full schedule. More events and details will be added in the coming days. 

View Event Schedule

Prepare For Your Visit

Find Your Hotel and Book Your Stay

We have secured rooms for our guests at the following hotels at discounted rates - book your room today! 

Inn at Swarthmore
10 South Chester Rd., Swarthmore, PA 19081

  • Room Rate: $179.00 per night plus tax.
  • To make a reservation, please call 610-543-7500 and mention "Widener University Homecoming" to get this discounted rate. This rate expires on Friday, October 1, 2021.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Ridley Park
145 South Stewart Ave., Ridley Park, Pa 19078

  • Room Rate: $149.00 per night plus tax.
  • To make a reservation, please call 855-479-0732 and mention “Widener University Homecoming” to get this discounted rate. This rate expires on Friday, October 1, 2021.
  • Make a reservation online.

Parking Information

Complimentary parking for guests will be available throughout campus. More information will be made available closer to Homecoming. 

Transportation/Shuttle Information

Complimentary shuttle services will be available at Homecoming. More information will be made available closer to Homecoming. 

Grab Your Widener Gear

Show your Widener Pride with gear from our bookstore. Here, you'll find everything from game day merch, drinkware, and even Widener masks. 

Shop Our Online Bookstore

For PMC merchandise, we encourage you to visit Appco's Sports World for more information. 

PMC Merchandise