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Fall 2017 Move-In Guide

Information on this page will be updated throughout the summer. Please check back for occasional updates.

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.


New students who have applied by late July received their housing information on August 1 at their University email address.

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 26, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. - to help ease traffic congestion and help everything run smoothly.

You got your move-in time in your August assignment email. You can also check it here (pdf).

If you need to request an exception to your assigned check-in time, please complete this Google form. A valid University email address is required to complete this form.

Returning students will move in:

Sunday, August 27 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Monday, August 28 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 at

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 at

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 at

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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