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Fall 2018 Move-In Guide

Don't forget to check out our Move-In Day Map! Find it here.

Expect to receive information from us throughout the summer regarding your new home at UD!

Did we miss something? Email us at or call (302) 831-HOME (4663) with any questions.

Students and families can follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram for the latest updates about deadlines, tips on preparing for the first year of college and living on campus!

We’re excited for you to move into the residence halls and plunge into campus life at the University of Delaware! Whether you have questions about Move-In Day, living in the residence halls or how to get involved with campus life, we hope to guide you through the process.


Partial housing assignments for new students were sent to students in mid-June (if they had applied before May 15).

Full housing assignments will be emailed to all applicants around August 1.

Visit our Housing Tour for more information on the communities, buildings and links to room diagrams with dimensions for each residence hall room.


New student move-in

Check-in times are staggered for new student move-in day - Saturday, August 25, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. - to help ease traffic congestion and help everything run smoothly. You will receive your check-in time in your August assignment email.

Returning students will move in:

Sunday, August 26 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday, August 27 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.


Other Campus Resources

Computer & IT Services, Cable TV, Telephone Services

Cable TV


  • 91.3 WVUD for the greatest selection of music in Delaware.

Telephone Services

Although a local phone service is not provided, students may request to install a land line service by submitting the following information to

Residence Hall Name
Room Number
University of Delaware e-mail address
Contact phone number or private e-mail address

Please note: You will be charged a $300 fee for a single-line telephone device, installation and service for fall, winter and spring semesters/sessions.

For more information visit the Telephone Services website.

On-Campus Dining

Dine on campus at one of UD’s all-you-care-to-eat residential dining halls or retail locations, including Dunkin’ Donuts, Starbucks, Einstein Bagels, Subway and Chick-Fil-A. View all on-campus dining locations here.

Dining on campus isn’t one-size-fits-all.Meal plans were designed with you in mind. Find the perfect plan to fit your appetite!.

UD Dining works hard to accommodate students with dietary restrictions. To learn more about dining options that fit your needs, contact, Debra Miller, registered dietitian, by phone at (302) 831-1008 or by email.

The ONEcard
The ONEcard office will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Move-In weekend. Normal hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The office is located in the Student Services Building, at 30 Lovett Avenue.

Contact the office by email at or visit To report your card lost or stolen, visit

Campus Mail


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