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Advisory Board: Student Diversity & Inclusion
Applications are open now for the Student Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board for Undergraduate and Graduate Students [PDF]. Interested students can apply online through November 2 and the board will convene in spring 2019. All members of the UD community can also nominate a prospective member!
Choose tO Lead
Applications are open Monday, Sept. 24 through Sunday, Oct. 7 for 2019 Orientation Leaders. If you’re interested in taking an active role to welcome and acclimate new UD students, apply for an unforgettable opportunity that will enhance your connection to UD and develop several marketable skills.
Meet your Dean of Students
Did you know there’s an office that exists to answer your questions, and advocate on your behalf when you’re experiencing challenges that impact your ability to succeed at UD? Come meet your Office of the Dean of Students over some delicious comfort food on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at Perkins.
Parents and Family Weekend 2018
Parents and Family Weekend will be held Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14. Tickets are on sale now for headline events, including the Friday night comedy show with Jeff Foxworthy, Saturday’s Game Day Celebration and more. Visit the PFW website for all the ways your family can join in this UD community celebration.
Student Behavior Consultation Team
If you observe a situation or behavior that gives you concern for the safety of a student or the campus, contact the Student Behavior Consultation Team. The SBCT is a collaborative effort between Student Life and campus partners to promote student wellbeing and campus safety through assessment and intervention.
Connect with 400+ student groups and thousands of events on StUDent Central, the University of Delaware’s engagement portal for students seeking new experiences, marketable skills, and other students who share their interests in a wide range of categories.
UD Helpline and Crisis Text Line
Feeling anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or in need of someone to talk to? Reach a mental health professional 24 hours a day, 365 days a year by calling UD Helpline at 302-831-1001. You can also text UDTEXT, or STEVE for students of color, to the number 741741 for anonymous assistance by text.
Blue Hens Helping New Hens
Transitioning to Life at UD
Adolphus Fletcher wins 2018 Seitz Award
Twilight Induction student speaker chosen
Support Student Life
Your support of the Parents Fund
helps us contribute and facilitate critical learning and development within healthy, inclusive and supportive communities so that all students may thrive at UD and beyond. Initiatives within our University Student Centers’ Blue Hen Leadership Program, Career Services Center, extended orientation and late night programming have been supported through this fund.
The University of Delaware is committed to upholding the principles of academic excellence, broad access to education and equal treatment for all students, regardless of immigration or citizenship status. Resources for undocumented and DACA students can be found here.