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Winter Session Learning Activities

Living on campus during Winter Session? Engage in the vibrant campus life through different service trips, discussion sessions and exploration activities! All our Winter Session Learning Activities are funded by Unidel grants.

Learn more about Study at Home or DIVE-In Diversity Institute!

graphic that reads Study at Home Explore Cultural Events Around UD Campus Each Week This Winter Session

The Study at Home program is a series of events, workshops and trips that provide you with opportunities similar to those you'd find while studying abroad. With focus on hands-on, interactive activities, these events highlight some of the historical and cultural opportunities available to you on campus and in the local region.

All residential students are encouraged to attend one, a few, or all of these events! Explore outside of your normal interests OR gain new experiences in areas you already love.

Sign up here!

Winter Session Quizzo – Jan. 8
7 p.m. – Perkins Student Center, East Lounge
Think you know UD? Come join us for a night of questions, snacks and prizes! Residence Life and Housing is hosting quizzo to kick off winter session with trivia featuring UD History and fun facts.
*RSVP not needed for this event, just show up!

DIY Dish Garden – Jan. 17
4 p.m. – Fischer Greenhouse
Visit a state of the art greenhouse right here on campus! While at the greenhouse, you will be able to make your very own dish garden to take home with you. The event will end with a trip to UDairy to enjoy some ice cream!

Thai Cooking Demonstration – Jan. 30
4-5 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. – Food and Nutrition Education Lab, Willard Hall 104
Join the Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition in a hands-on cooking demonstration! We will be offering two back to back workshops to teach students about Thai Cuisine while being able to practice making a dish.

Japanese Book Binding– Jan. 31
7 p.m. – Redding Main Lounge
This unique opportunity will allow students to learn about the techniques of Japanese Book Binding. Participants will be able to take home their creations! *RSVP not needed for this event, just show up!

International Paint Night – Feb. 4
7 p.m. – Perkings Ewing Room
Bring your friends for an evening of painting without a twist! A local artist will be leading us in a step by step painting recreation of a Japanese Cherry Blossom scene for you to bring home and enjoy.

Sign up here!


The DIVE IN: Diversity Institute is a collection of learning opportunities designed to develop intercultural competence in UD students through dialogue and reflection around topics related to various aspects of social identity, including, but not limited to race and ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, and ability status, with notions of diversity, equity, and inclusion. All workshops will take place on Thursdays, beginning January 10th from 6:30-8:30 PM in the Perkins Gallery. The program series will end with an experiential learning trip to Philadelphia, PA.

Sign up here for any of the workshops!

Dive into Social Identity
Thursday, January 10, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Perkins Gallery
In this interactive session, participants will have the opportunity to learn about the history of social identity, explore their own identities, and reflect on how identity impacts their role and their communities.

Dive into Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Thursday, January 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Perkins Gallery Through storytelling, activities, and reflection, participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue and discussion about the LGBTQIA+ community and allyship at the University of Delaware.

Dive into Ability Status
Thursday, January 31, 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Perkins Gallery Participants will have the opportunity to engage in dialogue and discussion about ability status as a component of identity, and understand the impact ability status has on lived experiences of the University of Delaware’s Career and Life Studies Certificate (CLSC) Program students.

Experiential Learning Trip to Philadelphia, PA
Thursday, February 7, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., transportation and food provided
Participants will explore the historic city of Philadelphia where they will have the opportunity to visit three museums and engage in dialogue around race and culture in society, and how it impacts the student experience.

Sign up here for any of the workshops!

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