Welcome to Honors!

The Honors staff can’t wait to meet you this summer.  Select your advisement appointment in My Blue Hen Home and watch your UD email for the latest information on NSO.

Michael Chajes, Dean of the Honors College

Welcome UD Honors Class of 2026!  We are so excited to have you join our flock of Blue Hens.  Our amazing faculty, staff, and students are eager to prepare you for an incredible college journey.  Over the next few years you will hone your talents as part of a diverse and inclusive community and through the connections and collaborations that you forge.  The opportunities here at UD are endless, so prepare to take advantage of as many as you can.  Have a fantastic summer; I can’t wait to greet you this fall.

Honors NSO Checklist

Take your Math Placement Exam (MPE).  More information is available on the math department website. All students need to take the MPE regardless of AP or transfer credits. Complete by June 17.

  • It is essential that you complete the test by the deadline to have access to math courses in your first semester.
  • If your major requires the calculus sequence, consider taking the Honors Calculus Test to be eligible to take Honors MATH 242 (Calculus 2). Learn more here.  
Register for an Honors virtual advisement appointment.  Appointments begin on June 21st; register for your timeslot in My Blue Hen Home.

  • If the available dates do not work for you, or if you change your major after you select a virtual appointment, please contact the Honors College at askhonors@udel.edu.
Complete the Honors worksheets.

  • There are two (2) forms everyone will complete.
  • The Honors Pre-Advisement Worksheet (here) helps us learn more about you to prepare for your virtual advisement appointment. Due Monday, June 6.
  • The Honors ENGL110/Colloquium Interest Worksheet (here) helps us choose a course that fits your schedule and interests.  Every first year Honors student will take both these courses, one in fall and one in spring.
  • Honors English/Colloquia Descriptions (here)
Attend an Honors College: Enriching your UD experience presentation.

  • If you are attending an on-campus orientation program, this will be on your schedule.
  • If you are attending a virtual orientation program, we will be in touch with potential dates.