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MY BLUE HEN HOME

If you haven’t already, create your personalized My Blue Hen Home account. You’ll find a personal checklist that will guide you through the steps you need to take make a smooth transition to life at UD. Check back for special invitations and important information about housing, placement exams, and more.

My blue hen home

Congratulations on being accepted to the University of Delaware

It takes a special kind of person to be a UD Blue Hen. Committed to achievement, but open to new ideas. Tenacious and disciplined, but connected to the world. What will being a Blue Hen mean to you?

 Show your excitement on social media. Connect with us and other future students using #UDWelcome. 

Still Deciding? There are Lots of ways to get to know UD

Explore your new home away from home

Get Involved

What’s life like outside the classroom? Explore Student Life for information about student groups, events, housing, and student health.

Student Life

 

First Year Experience

You’ll have the support you need at every step of your journey.

First Year Experience

 

Explore Housing

Our residence halls are more than just places to live. They’re places to learn, engage, and flourish.

Residence Life and Housing

 

Dining Options

Flexibility and choice make dining at UD simple.

CampusDish

Are you an International Student?

In addition to the recommendations above, please remember to take the following steps:

Get Your Visa

Along with the forms that we will send you once you’ve confirmed your enrollment, you’ll need to take your passport, acceptance letter, SEVIS fee receipt, and any financial documentation to a U.S. embassy to process your visa. 

Get Your Visa

Complete your family medical history

Complete the medical form prior to enrolling.

Download the form

Confirm Your Medical Insurance

Medical insurance is mandatory. If you’d like to use your own medical insurance you’ll need to submit a waiver demonstrating that your policy is comparable to what UD provides. 

Download the waiver

Get Immunized

UD’s immunization form provides the information you’ll need to understand required immunizations.

Complete this form

Plan Your Travel

We recommend that you fly into the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL). (Do not fly into Newark International Airport; that’s located in New Jersey, not Delaware!) You’ll need to  arrive no later than August 27 in order to attend International Student Orientation on August 28 for the Fall semester, or no later than February 4 for the Spring semester. (Please e-mail a copy of your travel arrangements to oiss@udel.edu).