Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the Delaware Diamonds Society?

A: The Delaware Diamonds Society is a special group of donors who support the University of Delaware with a cumulative yearly leadership gifts of $1,000 or more during the University's fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). Undergraduate alumni of the last decade gain membership at $100 per year since graduation.

Q: What are the Delaware Diamonds Society privileges?

A: Members of the Society receive different privileges, depending on the level of their giving. The current list of Delaware Diamonds Society privileges can be found online at the Membership Privileges page.

Q: How do I get a brick in the Delaware Diamonds Walkway?

A: Members of the Delaware Diamonds Society are honored with a brick along our walkway when they have donated at the Society level for five consecutive years. For more information visit our Diamonds Walkway page.

Q: Where is my brick located in the Delaware Diamonds Walkway?

A: To find your brick location, please contact or call 302-831-2104 to learn your brick coordinates. Once you have your brick coordinates, please visit our Diamonds Walkway page for instructions on how to locate your brick.

Q: What are the dates for UD's fiscal year?

A: Our fiscal year is July 1 to June 30. All gifts are counted during the current fiscal year.

Q: What is the University's non-profit tax ID?

A: The University of Delaware's non-profit tax ID # is 51-6000297. UD is a 501c3.

Q: How do I make my gift?

A: Making your gift is easy online at You may also call 866-535-4504 to make your gift over the phone during regular business hours, or send a check to 83 East Main Street, 3rd Floor, Newark, DE 19716. If you have specific questions, please contact or call 302-831-2104.

Q: Where can I direct my gift to at the University?

A: You can make your gift to any of the 2,200+ designations at the University. Give to your favorite college, program, athletic team or scholarship. If you have any questions, contact or call 302-831-2104.

Upcoming Events

Class Reunion Celebrations
Celebrate your class reunion at Alumni Weekend 2018, which takes place June 1-3! This year we’re celebrating:

50th – Class of 1968
45th – Class of 1973
40th – Class of 1978
35th – Class of 1983
30th – Class of 1988
25th – Class of 1993
20th – Class of 1988
15th – Class of 2003
10th – Class of 2008
5th – Class of 2013
1st – Class of 2017

If you are spirited, social and looking for an opportunity to network with other Blue Hens, consider serving as a Class Reunion Ambassador! Click here to sign up for this opportunity today or contact Tracey Bauernschmidt at for more information. All alumni are welcome and encouraged to participate.

Your Impact

Caroline Grove, BE18
"Your support makes a major difference in our college experience and we couldn't do it without you. It's people like you that help to make my dream of attending UD come true."

– Caroline Grove, BE18
Student Alumni Ambassador