Getting Started as a New Graduate Student

The Office of Graduate and Professional Education welcomes you to the University of Delaware!

We are pleased that you have selected the University of Delaware in the pursuit of your graduate degree! One of the oldest institutions of higher education in the country, UD combines tradition and innovation, offering students a rich heritage along with the latest in instructional and research technology.

UD is committed to creating an educational community that is intellectually, culturally, and socially diverse, and enriched by the contributions and full participation of people from many different backgrounds. It is the goal of the university to provide a learning environment that educates students to become the next generation of innovative leaders, outstanding professionals, and active and contributing citizens.

In advance of your arrival, please use this website to acquaint yourself to the campus and the many resources available to you as a graduate student at UD.

Mary Martin
Assistant Provost for Graduate Studies