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1743 Welcome Days August 25-27
Your UD experience starts here!

Welcome to UD!

youtube video The final details are coming together for 1743 Welcome Days.

Connect with fellow Blue Hens before the semester begins through Facebook or join the conversation on Twitter.

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Did you know that you can access everything that is happening throughout 1743 Welcome Days on your mobile device. Get to the mobile site today, bookmark it, and check back for updates. You'll want to have it handy once you get to campus.

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All first-year students participate in a First Year Experience, which includes the Common Reader. Be sure to participate in this year's essay contest for Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity.

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All incoming undergraduate students under the age of 26 must take our online alcohol education program by August 21, 2012.  Log in to Alcohol.Edu for College by going to and using your UD ID and password. Select "Go to AlcoholEdu" to begin. You must pass with 80% or better. Contact with questions. Good luck!

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1743 Checklist


  • Move-in Day
  • Campus Breakout


  • Activities Night
  • Campus Connections Carnival
  • Think Fast! Game Show
    Sponsored by Student Wellness & Health Promotion, this program lets you combine quick thinking and your knowledge of trivia to win cash!
  • UD Target Takeover
    Hop on a bus for an exclusive UD after-hours shopping event at Targett.


  • Academic Orientations
  • 1743 Keynote Address
  • Class of 2016 Twilight Induction Ceremony

AUGUST 28: First Day of Classes

AUGUST 30: UD Football season opener vs West Chester University

SEPTEMBER 15: Student Tailgate Sponsored by Student Wellness & Health Promotion

UD Bookstore
Activities Night

FEATURED EVENT: Activities Night

Come out to The Green from 7 – 9:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 26, to learn about the more than 200 Registered Student Organizations (RSO) on-campus. Meet RSO members from a variety of interests including Student Government, multicultural, community service, performance, campus programming, religion and more.

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This email is approved by Michael Gilbert, Vice President for Student Life.