Homecoming means cheering on the Pride, catching up with old friends, and reliving great memories. But it’s so much more—a chance to enjoy can't miss experiences, explore an ever-changing campus, and to feel the energy of countless alumni, friends, and families returning for fall’s biggest weekend. Grab your blue and gold and join us for the celebration!

Get Excited for Homecoming 2021!

Save the Date: October 15 - 16, 2021

At this time, we are unable to confirm whether homecoming will be celebrated in-person or virtually—but either way, we can guarantee you won't want to miss it! 

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Spotlight on Our 2020 Virtual Homecoming Celebration

When COVID-19 flipped the script on hosting an in-person homecoming, we brought festivities home to you!

Alumni celebrated with a variety of events and ways to connect throughout the week—from virtual keynote speakers and panels, launching WidenerCONNECT, and celebrating the library's 50th anniversary, to taking pride to the streets for the Stride for the Pride Family fun run, highlighting our Athletics teams, fueling lifelong learning, and sharing alma mater spirit on social media.

Much of our on-demand content is still available for you to enjoy—such as videos, campus tours, educational resources, fun digital downloads, and more!

Explore 2020 Homecoming Hub

Why attend Homecoming?

It is time for Widener alumni, students, faculty and friends to join together at the one place they all call home. Whether this is your first year on campus or your first time back in a while, we are still your Widener family. Join us for this can't miss, weekend-long celebration where you can connect with your classmates, fellow alumni, and friends through one-of-a-kind experiences, reliving your traditions, and celebrating the common bond that unites the Widener University community.

Homecoming court with students

Entertainment & Unique Experiences

During Homecoming Weekend, we provide experiences for everyone. From our can't miss "Homecoming Tailgate Village" and family-friendly activities, to highlighting our incredible academic programs and hanging out with friends,  Widener has something for you!

students and alumni gather for homecoming reunion celebration

Reunion Celebrations

Your roots at Widener run deep no matter the distance of your journey. Reconnect with friends, revisit old memories, and create new ones during this year's reunion celebrations. We especially look forward to celebrating our milestone reunions—our 50th & 55th class reunions!

 

Football team on the field

Athletics

Cheer on the Pride during our annual Homecoming football game or check out other alumni athletic games throughout the weekend!

 

Wubot at homecoming

Innovation

Come back to campus to explore our innovative, ever-changing landscape. From our state-of-the-art academic facilities, including our nursing simulation, robotics engineering, and finance labs, to a fully-equipped television studio and of course, our on-campus observatory, Widener's campus has it all. Homecoming is a time where we can put our innovative programs and research on display. Don't miss the change to come back and see Widener's innovation in action.