You can buy your books at the UD Barnes and Noble on Main Street or at any of the bookstores in downtown Newark. You can also pre-order your books online and have them shipped to you. The online ordering process lets you rent some textbooks and choose used copies of others if you prefer, which can cut down on your costs.
We asked our peer liaisons which professors have had a positive impact on them since they came to UD. Devon chose Marc Lodyga in the BHAN department because she “loves how passionate he is about the topic of health education.” Shantelle told us that Kristin Wiens “always looks out for all of her students and makes learning about nutrition interesting.”
Academic advisors Adrian McCleary and Sharon Grayson both completed their undergraduate degrees in Communication. Adrian worked as a radio station board operator and announcer before completing a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration and pursuing a career in advising. Sharon went on to complete a master’s degree in Communications and teach public speaking courses in addition to her advising work.
It is never too early to start engaging in career exploration and preparation activities. If you are having difficulty developing an academic plan, complete the online workshop, Choosing and Declaring Your Major over the summer and discuss the results with your advisor when you arrive on campus in the fall.
If you are planning to take a course at another school over the summer, be sure to check the Transfer Credit Matrix to confirm that the class is accepted for credit at UD. You will need to complete and submit the prior to completing the course.