Veterans Resources
Widener Law offers a welcoming environment for men and women who have served or are currently serving in any branch of the United States armed forces.

veteransCollageWidener Law provides personal and academic support, and guidance during the admissions and financial aid processes.

Widener Law participates with educational benefit programs offered through the Department of Veteran's Affairs. Montgomery GI Bill and Post 9-11 Bill benefit programs are available to qualified veterans for attendance at Widener Law. The school has also committed to participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program, offering matching tuition assistance for up to 5 J.D. students on each School of Law campus.

The Registrar's Office on your campus is the VA certifying official that can complete the VA required paperwork. Students will want to follow the enrollment checklist to assure all necessary paperwork has been received and completed for each academic year.

Registrar's Office - Delaware Campus
Pattie Donoghue
4601 Concord Pike
P.O. Box 7474
Wilmington, DE 19803-0474

Telephone: 302-477-2710
Email: pmdonoghue@widener.edu

Registrar's Office - Harrisburg Campus
Betty Ann Mortenson
3737 Vartan Way
P.O. Box 69380
Harrisburg, PA 17106-9380

Telephone: 717-541-3904
Email: bamortenson@widener.edu

Admissions

To learn more about Widener Law and to apply for admission, visit our Admissions page. Veterans interested in applying to Widener Law are encouraged to contact Widener Law’s Admissions Office.

Liaisons

Financial Aid:
Delaware Campus:
lawfinaidde@mail.widener.edu

Harrisburg Campus:
lawfinaidhb@mail.widener.edu

For information on the new GI Bill and specific benefit questions, please contact the Department of Veteran's Affairs at 1-888-GIBill-1. The Veteran's Administration website also offers a Frequently Asked Questions search feature.

Support Services at Widener Law

The Career Development Office provides resources and guidance to assist students with all aspects of career development.

The respective Offices of Student Affairs on the Delaware and Harrisburg Campuses offer students help with scheduling, academic status, balancing the stresses of law school and everyday life, emergencies, and much more. The staffs at both offices are invaluable resources to help you achieve a successful law school experience.

The Veteran's Law Clinic at Widener University School of Law offers free legal aid to veterans living at 150% of poverty level who have been denied benefits by their Regional Office and wish to take an appeal to the BVA. Providing case evaluation and representation, the staff assists veterans who otherwise would not have a lawyer at a critical time in their lives. If you live in Delaware or Pennsylvania and your regional office has denied your claim, contact the Widener Veteran's Law Clinic at 302-477-2090 (Delaware Office) or 717-541-3800 (Pennsylvania Office).

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