APPLY FOR THE UDANCE 2022 EXECUTIVE BOARD!

UDance (www.udancedelaware.org) is a year-long effort to raise awareness and funds to benefit The Andrew McDonough B+ Foundation to fight childhood cancer. This effort culminates in a 12-hour dance marathon every spring. UDance is the largest student-run philanthropy at the University of Delaware. UDance is comprised of students from all parts of campus.

The UDance Executive Board is the highest level of commitment for students involved in UDance. These students dedicate themselves to leading fundraising initiatives, planning and operating events, overseeing donation and financial procedures, spreading the UDance mission across campus, and more.

Check out the available positions HERE and some Frequently Asked Questions. All applications are due on May 6th at 5 PM to udance2022@gmail.com.

Announcement: In-Person Drop-In Tutoring returns on Main Campus!

In-Person Drop-in Tutoring returns to Main Campus as of 4/28/2021

  • Tutors can be found in Purnell Hall room 229 or 231 (Wednesdays 4-9pm & Thursdays 4-9pm only)
  • Details are posted on the Office of Academic Enrichment’s website, including the schedule and list of classes available.
  • Students can decide to visit a tutor in person or join virtually on Wed. & Thurs. until the end of the semester.
  • All standard UD general health and safety guidelines regarding COVID-19 are expected to be followed while in our tutoring classroom spaces.
  • Our Zoom drop-in tutoring on other days of the week also will continue through the end of the semester.

Recruiting Social Justice Peer Educators for Fall 2021!

Student Diversity & Inclusion is excited to announce a new social justice leadership opportunity on campus launching in the Fall, the Social Justice Peer Educators! The Social Justice Peer Educators (SJPEs) program is a new peer-to-peer social justice program and is a paid leadership opportunity for students. The opportunity includes the training of 8-10 student leaders who are passionate about social justice to facilitate peer-led workshops on identity, social justice, and creating inclusive and just environments on campus.

Note: hired student leaders must be available to participate in meetings, workshops, and a retreat as required of the position throughout the 2021-2022 year.

There are two upcoming information sessions for students to learn more about the program and learn how to apply! Feel free to join either session, the first happening on April 28th at 5pm and the second on May 5th at 5pm. They will be giving away free GrubHub gift cards at the information sessions too to get you fueled for the end of the semester!

Social Justice Peer Educators 
Information Sessions
Student Diversity & Inclusion

Wednesday, April 28 & May 5 | 5 p.m.
RSVP Here

Please contact Rachel Garcia (regarcia@udel.edu) with any questions.

 

AAP Virtual Creative Showcase 2021!

We’re celebrating spring, the upcoming end of the semester, and — most importantly — the creativity of the AAP community! Our students, faculty, staff, and alumni are invited to contribute to the Virtual Creators’ Showcase, hosted by AAP Leadership 100 students. So share your poem! Your short film! Your song! Your ‘Teach Me How to Dougie’ TikTok from last year! Creative works of any genre are welcomed. To submit your entry, visit http://www.udel.edu/008360 or just scan the QR code above. We look forward to seeing your work!

Last day to withdraw from courses – May 3rd

Last Day to Change your Registration or Withdraw from Courses!

The last day to change registration or withdraw from courses without academic penalty is Monday, May 3, 2021. Students will receive a grade of “W” for courses they withdrawn from after the first 10 class days. The University offers no tuition rebates for registration changes, and students who make late changes must pay a one-time $25 fee. Please consult with your advisor to confer on changes in registration.

Grading Options:

L Listener (Audit) – Registration without credit or grade. Class attendance is required, but class participation is not.
P/F Pass/Fail – For specifically authorized courses. P grades are not calculated in indexes, but F grades will still be calculated. Pass/Fail grading cannot be used to fulfill university/college requirements.
W – Official Withdrawal

*If you would like to make any changes to your schedule, it is STRONGLY recommended that you meet with an advisor prior to making any changes.

Become a 2021 Watermark Scholars Scholarship Recipient!

The application period is now open for the Watermark Scholars program!

Watermark is offering women in STEM scholarships for the fall 2021 academic term to provide much-needed support for college students pursuing Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM)-related studies and careers.

Two students will be selected from the pool of applicants, and awardees will each receive $5,000 to help continue their education. The entry deadline is July 15, 2021. Want more information? Go to http://www.udel.edu/008346, or search for “Watermark Scholars.” Good luck!

Start Planning for Fall Registration

Fall Registration opens May 3, 2021. Check your UDSIS Enrollment Date for when your registration window opens for Fall Semester registration. Prior to that date, be sure you do the following:

  • Meet with your Assigned Advisor to discuss fall course options.
  • Review the Course Search to select courses and sections that are available
  • Build a schedule with your selected courses and sections so that you are ready to register when your Enrollment Date opens
  • Be sure you have alternate courses in the event a course becomes full before you can register
  • Check that you have no Registration Holds in UDSIS; remedy any holds you may have prior to your Enrollment Date.

 

Great Course Option for AAP Students transitioning to Main Campus Fall 2021!

One of the first in a series of new seminars created out of the UD Anti-Racism Initiative, the Fall 2021 edition of HIST 460/660 will explore the history of UD in the age of enslavement and emancipation. We will work collaboratively to investigate the university’s historical ties to slavery and its relationship to neighboring communities of indentured, enslaved, and free people of color. Students will conduct archival research, work with community historians, and publicly engage the UD and Newark communities in conversation about the ramifications of past social injustice. The course is cross-listed with ENGL, AFRA, ANTH, and GEOG, and fulfills the Multicultural Requirement.

Undergraduate Water Resources Internship Opportunity!

Calling all UD undergraduate students with an interest in water, climate, and the environment! You are encouraged to apply for a funded undergraduate water resources research internship supported by the Water Resources Research Act of 1964 and 1984 and the Department of Interior to begin with the fall semester 2021 and run through spring 2022.

The University of Delaware Water Resources Center (UDWRC) undergraduate internships in water Resources are administered through the Institute for Public Administration (IPA) in the Biden School of Public Policy & Administration. UDWRC water internships provide a unique opportunity for undergraduate students, faculty, and scientists to be directly involved in research and education that address the critical water resources issues of the day in Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region.

For details and application information, please visit https://www.wrc.udel.edu/education/internships/

Applications are due May 11, 2021 at 12:00pm!

Sophomores- register for ARSC121 Associate in Arts Transition Seminar this Fall 2021!

AAP Graduating Sophomores- register for ARSC121: AAP Transition Seminar for the upcoming Fall 2021 semester as your transition to the Newark campus!

The Associate in Arts Program Transition Seminar is designed to support a successful transition of AAP students to the main campus. In this course, students will learn about on-campus resources, connect with fellow AAP students, and set goals for their junior and senior years. RESTRICTIONS: Enrollment restricted to Associate in Arts Program graduates on the Newark campus. Cannot be repeated for credit.