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Pre-Arrival Information for Undergraduate Students


We're so excited that you've decided to become a UD Blue Hen!

Our office is here to serve as your "home away from home" and we look forward to meeting you! This page will guide you through the most important first steps to officially accept your offer of admission, start the visa process and become a UD undergraduate student! All of these steps are required and are described in detail below. For questions prior to your arrival, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or OISS. You can accomplish most tasks prior to arrival by using your custom My Blue Hen Home portal.

Click on a task below for more details.


The following tasks are recommended to ensure that your transition to life in the U.S. is easy and rewarding:

For information about new student orientation, visit our Upon Arrival page.