2018 Blue Hens Fandemonium

April 21, 2018

The International Caucus was a part of the 2018 Fandemonium this year. Caucus Chair, Ana Kim, had these words to say about the event; “I felt that the opportunity did not only fulfill our mission of supporting and enhancing the UD community to advance diversity, and equity efforts on campus, but that it also played a part in enhancing the Newark community in educating the little ones where South America, Africa, Asia, etc. is in our globe and that these continents are also part of our “community.” Overall the event was a success!







New York City Trip

December 9th, 2017



Departs Newark at 7:00AM 

Depart New York City at 8:00PM

The first 20 members who sign up for the trip will receive a discounted ticket of $10.00. Once the 20 seats are taken, members will need to pay the full price of $20.00 per seat. International Caucus members can go to the cashier’s window at 189 W. Main St. to sign up for the trip. Buses leave from 318 S. College at 7:00 AM.




International Coffee Hour 

October 13th, 2017

Located at Old College Hall from 4:00pm until 6:00pm

The International Caucus will be sponsoring this International Coffee Hour! 






Luncheon with City of Newark Representatives

City of Newark Representatives will be visiting the campus hosted by the International Caucus.

Representatives will be present to answer any questions about the city of Newark and suggesting ways international faculty and staff can become involved in the greater Newark community.

The event will be held on Wednesday, October 4th at Catherine Rooney’s from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Lunch will be served.




Afghani Kite Festival

Friday, April 14, 2017 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Carpenter Sports Building, Frazer Field 1
Carpenter Sports Bldg, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19711, USA

All members of the community are invited to enjoy a snack, pick up prizes, decorate and fly their own kites as they learn about the traditional pastime of Kite Flying from two of UD’s Fulbright Foreign Students. All are welcome and no registration is necessary.

Sponsored by Campus Recreation, the International Caucus and Development & Alumni Relations


New York City Bus Trip 

with The English Language Institute

December 3rd, 2016 


Come join The English Language Institute as they travel to New York City for the day. The trip will be on December 3rd.  It will leave Newark at 7:00am from 318 S. College (free parking is available) and drop off at Bryant Park at 5th Avenue in NYC.  Pick up in the evening will be the same location at 7:00pm and will return to Newark between 9:00pm and 10:00pm (depending on traffic).

International Caucus members will be able to buy tickets at 189 W. Main, during payment window hours (1:00pm to 4:00pm, Monday through Friday). *ELI will be closed on Nov. 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.* You will need to show a valid UD ID card and tell the office staff that you are an IC member to get the reduced price of $20.00.  

International Coffee Hour 

October 28th, 2016 

Located in the Old College Hall Atrium from 4:00pm until 6:00pm

Begin your Halloween weekend over a cup of coffee with the Office for International Students and Scholars and all of your friends! Dress up in your favorite Halloween costume and you may win a prize!

The International Caucus will be sponsoring this International Coffee Hour! Deputy City Manager Andrew Haines will be in attendance as well! Please join us for an evening of fun and conversation. 


Corn Maze Trip at Cherry Crest Farm 

September 23rd, 2016

The cost is $15.00 for the bus and $15.00 for admission at the gate. The bus tickets can be purchased at the ELI Cashier’s office in 189 W. Main Street between 1:00pm and 4:00pm, weekdays. International Caucus members should let the cashier know they are International Caucus members so that they can be marked on the passenger list. Admissions tickets for the Maze can be purchased at Cherry Crest Farm (http://www.cherrycrestfarm.com) at the gate.


Luncheon with the Newark Deputy City Manager Andrew Haines

Andrew S. Haines, the Deputy City Manager of Newark will visit the campus hosted by the International Caucus.

Deputy City Manager Haines will be talking about Newark summer and fall events, providing an update on city planning, and suggesting ways international faculty and staff can become involved in the greater Newark community.

The event will be held on Monday, June 13th at Catherine Rooney’s from 12:00pm-2:00pm. Lunch will be served.

Please RSVP Here! 

Longwood Gardens 

on May 20th, 2016

Take a stroll through Longwood Gardens’. Tucked into a protected courtyard this beautiful outdoor Garden features aquatic plants from all over the world.

223074_Garden Highlights_Davis_ Harold _Hank_ _Longwood Volunteer Photographer_

Departure: 1:30pm from 318 S. College

Return: 6:00pm from Longwood Gardens

Cost: $17.00/person

To sign up and make payment: cash payments can be accepted at Ken Hyde’s office (108 E. Main Street, room 225a).  Exact change is appreciated, but not required.

International Coffee Hour

The OISS International Coffee Hour, sponsored by the International Caucus, will be held on March 11th from 4-6 PM at the Office of International Students and Scholars at 44 Kent Way. We’ll be celebrating International Women’s Day with light refreshments and good conversation. We will be offering a survey for attendees to complete that will help us better serve the international scholar and staff population on campus. 

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Welcome Back to UD Dinner sponsored by the Zakat Foundation

On Monday, February 23, the Zakat Foundation will sponsor a “Welcome Back Dinner” for the UD community from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. The dinner will be held at the Zakat Foundation Community Center at 1501 Casho Mill Rd Suite 13, Newark, Delaware 19711. The event is planned to be a casual Welcome Dinner Program for university students and academics. Food will be served. Everybody is welcome. For further information, please contact one of the following organizers:

Fatih Kirsanli 302-357-5184
Muhammed Yasir Ak 302-268-5542
Fatih Gezer 302-898-3825
Ismail Hakki Uluer 302-442-3563

International Employee Processing Website Launched!

Through the work of the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Caucus, the International Caucus would like to thank the Human Resources group for provide accurate and thorough information to the members of the UD community who need to make decisions regarding their visa status. Human Resources and OISS will hold workshops during the Spring Semester 2014 to further provide opportunities for the international community to gain more insight and guidance with regard to visa status. When scheduled those dates will be posted here.



Longwood Gardens Winter Wonderland
Sunday, December 15th 2014

Extravagant, fruit adorned trees towering as high as 18 feet stand throughout the Conservatory. Stroll the Outdoor Gardens. See colorful lights twinkling in more than 75 trees. Watch illuminated fountains dance to merry music and hear the sounds of the season during daily performances. Join us from 1:00 to 7:00 pm.


Fall 2013 Brown Bag Series

The University of Delaware’s International Caucus, in collaboration with the Office for International Students and Scholars present:

Learning the Lingo: 
Tips for Learning and Using Colloquial English and Idioms

Friday, October 25th
11:30 am-1:00 pm
108 E. Main Street Room 207

It may come as a shock that the English we speak in the U.S. is different from what you may have expected. What gives? Native speakers use idioms frequently, but picking them up is really a walk on the beach! Join us and take your English to the next level, with Dr. M.E. Cathcart at ELI 108 East Main Street (above the IHOP), in room 207 from 11:30am – 1:00pm.

Seating is limited.  R.S.V.P. to Ken Hyde (kenny@udel.edu)

Newark Deputy City Manager Luncheon with International Faculty and Staff

Repeating his well-received presentation last Spring, Andrew S. Haines, the Deputy City Manager of Newark will visit the campus for the first of several Brown Bag Lunches hosted by the International Caucus and OISS.
This event is also presented in collaboration with the Asian American and Pacific Islander Caucus.

Deputy City Manager Haines will be talking about Newark fall and winter events, providing an update on city planning, and suggesting ways international faculty and staff can become involved in the greater Newark community.

The event will be held on Tuesday, October 15th in Trabant 209/211 from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. A light buffet will be served. Registration is limited to 45.

Register for the event here.