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Tuition

Payment may be made via our online marketplace. Payment in full is required prior to student’s arrival on campus.

Immunization Requirements

Students are required to receive vaccinations prior to arriving on campus. See the Pre-Arrival Guide (page 12) for required immunizations.

Transportation

It is recommended that students arrive at the Philadelphia Airport (PHL), located approximately 20 miles from campus. Delaware Law does not provide airport pickups. For transportation to the Widener University Delaware Law School Campus the following options are available:

  • A taxi or Uber from PHL airport - $58-$80
  • American Limo, (484) 368-7041
  • Atlantic Sedan Service, (610) 659-8513
  • Call-First Transit, (302) 427-3736
  • Delaware Express, (800) 648-5466
  • Tropiano, (800)-559-2040
Nearby Regional Airports

Distance to to Delaware Law:

  • John F. Kennedy Int’l Airport (JFK) 217Km / 135 Miles
  • Washington DC (Dulles) IAD 217Km / 135 Miles
  • Newark Liberty (EWR) 175Km / 109 Miles
  • Baltimore Washington (BWI) 135Km / 84 Miles

Housing

  • Session 1 Move In: Dormitories will be available starting on Wednesday, June 14th at 11 am (not before).
  • Session 1 Move Out: Students must be moved out of the dormitories by July 9th
  • Session 2 Move in: Dormitories will be available starting on Saturday, July 8th at 10am (not before).
  • Session 2 Move Out: Students must be moved out of the dormitories on July 31st or before.

Description of rooms: The rooms are completely furnished and include: 1 extra-long twin bed, 1 wardrobe, 1 dresser, 1 nightstand, 2 bookcases, 1 writing table, 1 chair, refrigerator, microwave, heating/air conditioning unit, and Internet access. Each floor also has a shared full kitchen and shared bathroom.

TOWELS, BEDDING AND PILLOWS ARE NOT PROVIDED. STUDENTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN.

We have partnered with DormCo to provide you with a way to purchase in advance your bedding, towels, or any other supplies you may need for you room. Your items can be shipped directly to the law school and will be waiting for you when you arrive on campus! Best of all shipping is only $2.95 for your entire order. In order to ensure timely delivery, please purchase your items at least 4 weeks prior to your arrival.

Use the address below as the ship to address:

[Your name]
c/o Widener University Delaware Law School
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
ATTN: Mailroom/Campus Housing

Please email Christine Burrell, Director of Campus Housing, at cmburrell@widener.edu and let her know that you will be sending packages to our Law School.

 If you do plan on shipping bedding or anything else to the Law School, please make sure your package arrives no later than June 14th for the 1st Session, and no later than July 6th for the 2nd Session. The campus is closed on Fridays and weekends and if your items arrive when the campus is closed, you will not have your items until Monday.

PLEASE NOTE: In order to promote a healthy environment, Delaware Law School is tobacco free. Smoking is prohibited within university buildings and outdoor areas on campus.

Meals

A Continental Breakfast will be provided on most class days. Lunch will be on your own unless otherwise noted. Students will have 90 minutes for lunch on class days, which is enough time to go to one of a number of restaurants and markets within walking distance of the campus. As there is a refrigerator in the dorm, it is possible to purchase food in advance at the market and make packed lunches or return to dorm for lunch. The campus cafeteria is CLOSED during the summer. Please email DelawareLawGradPrograms@widener.edu with any dietary restrictions.

Groceries/Prescriptions:

Supermarkets:

ShopRite of Brandywine Commons
1300 Rocky Run Parkway
Wilmington, Delaware 19803
Phone: (302) 477-3270
Fax: (302) 477-3282

Giant Supermarket
4301 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-475-5862

Target
1050 Brandywine Pkwy
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-478-2500

Pharmacies:

Walgreen’s Pharmacy
2119 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-656-4333

Walgreen’s Pharmacy
4201 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803
302-478-4335

Academic Credit

It is important that if you are participating in this program for credit, that you verify that your school will accept the credits earned at our Law School. Delaware Law School is fully accredited by the American Bar Association and credits offered at the Law School are accepted by U.S. Law Schools. Each course is 2 credits.

Excursions

Excursions are planned to Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and New York City, NY. Students are welcome to spend the weekend away from the Law School to explore other cities or beaches on the eastern seaboard, but must make arrangements on their own to return to Wilmington for class. We highly suggest that you make hotel reservations early as hotels can be hard to book on summer weekends. Detailed information regarding the excursions will be emailed to accepted students.

Cell Phone:

Campus SIM: https://www.campussims.com. CampusSIMs provides reliable, no-contract cell phone service specifically designed for international students. The CampusSIMs mobile plans start at $25/month and work on any unlocked GSM cell phone. Sign-up is quick and easy, and plans include many features that are ideal for international students such as free unlimited international texting, multilingual customer support, and the ability to freeze your account (and stop payment) while you are traveling out of the country. Visit website above to learn more and pre-order your SIM card.

Restaurants within walking distance from the University:

TGI Fridays
Everyday American Cuisine
(Distance from campus 0.1) 
Phone: (302) 479-7170
See the menu: http://www.tgifridays.com/greatfood

Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon
Steak, steak, and more steak!
(Distance from campus 0.1) 
Phone: (302) 478-7616
See the menu: http://www.lonestarsteakhouse.com/Menu

Olive Garden Italian Restaurant
Casual dining Italian-American cuisine
(Distance from campus 0.1) 
Phone: (302) 477-0870
Menu: http://www.olivegarden.com/menu-listing/pronto-lunch

Catch 202 Restaurant & Sports Bar
Great Food. Great Entertainment.
Great Atmosphere. Close to campus
(Distance from campus 0.1, across the parking lot)
Phone: (302) 478-8638
Menu: http://catch202.com/menu

Yi Palace
Award-winning authentic Chinese cuisine
(Distance from campus 0.5)
Phone: 302-737-8888
Website: http://www.yipalace.net/menu

Weather.

Delaware is a temperate zone, with very cold winters, hot summers, and pleasant days in between. Within each season, the weather can change daily.

Fall (mid-September through November): Days are often warm and sunny, nights cool; temperatures range from 60°F (15°C) in the daytime to 32°F (0°C) at night.

Winter (December through March): Continuously cold weather with an occasional mild day; temperatures of about 32°F (0° C) to below 0°F (-20°C). Snow, sometimes deep, is possible anytime.

Spring (April through May): Increasingly warm, sunny days, cool nights; temperatures

sometimes reach 60° (15°C) to 80°F (27°C). Frequent, brief thundershowers.

Summer (June to mid-September): Temperatures average from 70° (25°C) to 100°F (37°C) or higher, with medium to occasionally high humidity.

Contact Information

For additional information, please refer to the Pre-Arrival Guide.

Graduate, International, Compliance, and Legal Studies Programs
302-477-2704 (Karla Harris)
302-477-2102 (Dean Eileen Grena)

International Student Services Office 610-499-4498
Information Technology Services (ITS)
24 Hour Help Line 302-477-2221

Campus Housing 302-477-2231
(Chris Burrell)

Campus Safety 302-477-2100

Registrar’s Office 302-477-2170

Bursar 302-477-2181