UD Parking Services Presentation- 3/20 @12:25pm

Are you transitioning to main campus and still confused about where to park, how much parking will cost, or just your options in general? If you have of these questions or more then join us Monday March 20th 2023 as someone for UD parking answers some of those questions for you.

Please join us during the common hour, 12:25 – 1:15pm, via Zoom at https://udel.zoom.us/j/95879976228 and get some of those questions answered!

Graduating Sophomores Transitioning to Newark in Fall 2023? It’s time to Declare your Major!

Are you graduating AAP this Spring 2023 or Summer 2023 AND transitioning to the Newark campus this Fall? It is time to declare your major! 

To declare your major, please complete the Change of Major, Minor, Concentration & Graduation Term form found hereWhen completing the form, be sure that you KEEP your Associate in Arts degree, then ADD your new major. 

Majors should be declared no later than Friday, March 31, 2023!

Please follow these steps to declare your major:

Log into UDSIS

  • Select the Forms tile, then select “Change of major, minor, concentration”
  • On the form:
    • Input your phone number using format nnn-nnn-nnnn
    • Under the “Action” column for your AA degree, select “Keep” in drop-down box
    • Under the “Add major/concentration” drop-down box, select your new major
    • Select graduation term at least two years from now
    • Click “Add line”
    • Click “Next”
  • For reason, state that you are graduating from the Associate in Arts Program and selecting a major.
  • Click “Submit Form”

NOTE: If you are interested in a restricted major, please pay attention to their prerequisite requirements. If you do not currently meet the prerequisite requirements, please meet with your academic advisor as soon as possible to discuss your options: 

  1. Declare University Studies (UST) – with your intended concentration while you complete prerequisite requirement
  2. Declare an alternative major

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact your academic advisor!


1743 Welcome Days: AAP students starting in Newark this Spring 2023 Semester

The Office of Orientation and Transition Programs will be providing several orientation events on the Newark campus during the first week of the Spring 2023 semester.  These events, called 1743 Welcome Days, are offered to all students who will be studying at the Newark campus for the first time!  Some of the events include campus tours, an Involvement Fair, wellness workshops, athletic events, and more.  You are encouraged to review the options that are available and participate in the events that will benefit you!

Spring 1743 Welcome Days will be held February 4–10, 2023. Download the UD Connect app to see the full schedule of events! A list of events is also available to view here.

Congratulations regarding your achievements so far and your transition to the Newark campus!

Course Highlights for AAP Grads heading to Newark Spring ’23

The Student Success Center is offering two, 1-credit, courses for Career Readiness this Spring 2023 semester! The two courses focus on career readiness in their respective major interest areas of Humanities and the Social Sciences

ARSC167010 Career Readiness: Humanities, Tuesdays 3:35pm-4:25pm

ARSC167011 Career Readiness: Social Sciences, Thursdays 3:35pm-4:25pm

Course Learning Outcomes: Students will be able to

  • Understand the timeline and process for applying for internships and graduate schools based on your career interest
  • Develop key resources (resume, cover letter, personal statements) and skills needed to obtain career opportunities
  • Understand the necessary career competencies needed to be successful post-graduation

Blue Hen Bounty Food Pantry

Blue Hen Bounty is a student-led food pantry that provides supplemental nutrition to all University of Delaware students in need of this support while at college. Come for food, gluten free options included, and hygiene products pickup! Please remember to bring your student ID.

BHB is located at St Thomas’s Episcopal Church at 276 South College, which is right off campus. They are open Monday-Friday 9am-12pm and Wednesdays 4pm-6pm.

Contact information: blue-hen-bounty@udel.edu; bluehenbounty.weebly.com

Follow on Facebook and Instragram @Blue Hen Bounty

Housing Applications for Winter/Spring 2022 are NOW OPEN

Associate in Arts students transitioning to Main Campus in the Winter 2022 or Spring 2022 semester can apply for on-campus housing NOW! Applications must be submitted no later than December 15, 2021 at 5:00pm. Applications can be found in the My Housing Portal.

There is only ONE opportunity for returning students to request on-campus housing, and the application is open now through December 15th, 2021 at 5pm. AAP students must apply if they would like to be considered for on-campus housing in the spring.

While housing is not automatically guaranteed, Res Life & Housing feels confident in their ability to meet requests made by the priority deadline and will notify applicants via email if they are able to provide a space.

Students can contact Residential Life and Housing with any questions or review their website for additional details. Their contact information is as follows: Phone (302) 831-4663 & Email address reslife-housing@udel.edu


**AAP Students who will graduate in Spring 2022 and transition to our Newark campus for Fall 2022 can expect the Fall 2022 housing application to open early in the Spring semester 2022.

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.

Are you interested in serving as a Student Leader at UD? Applications open now! NSO Summer 2021

Are you interested in becoming a UD Student Leader? The office of Orientation & Transition Programs is excited to announce that applications are now open for our Orientation Leader and Welcome Ambassador student leader positions. Review the information below and email otp@udel.edu if you have any questions.

Orientation Leader Application and Position Description: Orientation Leaders help to welcome and ease the transition for incoming students and their families. Throughout the summer OLs will have the opportunity to connect with students in small groups to serve as campus experts, and help students navigate their new academic and social environment, and bring the Blue Hen spirit! To apply, please visit this link Applications due Sunday February 21st at 11:59pm: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScPhVk44ARlHOtHFRwwq2tf80O0Qxc7uPbSWyE9YnM9YHMBfg/viewform.  Applications due Sunday February 21st at 11:59pm

Welcome Ambassador Application and Position Description: Welcome Ambassadors are student volunteers who assist with the facilitation of 1743 Welcome Days! Not only do you get to attend the events, but you get to welcome new students to campus, while serving as a campus resource and friend. For more information, please visit this link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf8Sst2GQhuY0aW4sclIlFI3mSJHV2HdBKkNCo1nNigdhYvwA/viewform. Applications due Sunday February 28th at 11:59pm

Calling recent AAP Graduates: Please Attend the AAP Transition Day for Main Campus!

Calling all AAP recent graduates attending Main Campus this Fall 2020! You are being Virtually welcomed to campus this fall with a AAP Transition Zoom Presentation on Monday August 31st from 11:00-12:00pm! You must pre-register here. During the presentation, you will:

  • Learn about the various academic resources available to you
  • Hear about some tips & tricks for Virtual Learning
  • Get advice from other AAP Alumni and upperclassmen
  • Connect with your peers who are all attending Main Campus this fall