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

Welcome to UD!

youtube video Just days until 1743 Welcome Days! As you get ready to start your life at UD, some of your New Student Orientation leaders and fellow Blue Hens have some advice about book buying and healthy living on campus.
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You unload the car–then what? Check out Check out "Housing Assignment Services' Move-In Guide to answer all your questions.

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Need to get your I-Card? Not sure about the Dining Halls' hours? Find out what buildings and services will be available during 1743 Welcome Days.

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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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Up-Coming Events


  • 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
Keynote Address

FEATURED EVENT: Keynote Address

Join members of the Class of 2016 on the afternoon of Monday, August 27th to hear from guest speaker, Dr. Bertice Berry — sociologist, author, educator and comedian.  Come and get inspired to set the course for your UD career on the right track and learn more about what it means to be a Blue Hen.

First Day of Classes August 28

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