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University of Delaware: 1743 Welcome Days, Connect-Explore-Contribute | August 23-25
University of DelawareNew Student Orientation First Year Experience

Welcome New Hens!

NSO is just the start of your new student experience! We are excited for your return to campus to experience 1743 Welcome Days! These three fun-filled days prior to classes will help you transition socially and academically as a new UD student. Our goal is to give you time to settle into your new home, meet and socialize with your new classmates, and learn more about your new academic life at the University of Delaware.

Embark on your Blue Hen journey during 1743 Welcome Days where you can CONNECT with the UD community, EXPLORE all UD has to offer and consider how you will leave your mark and CONTRIBUTE to this community.

Check back to this website for updates and previews to your 1743 experience.

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Anyone requiring an accommodation from the University based on a disability should contact the DSS office directly. It is the individual's responsibility to inform the DSS office of the disability and need for accommodation. The DSS staff works in conjunction with other University departments to assist individuals with disabilities. Eligibility for reasonable accommodations is determined on a case-by-case basis utilizing established documentation guidelines. Please contact a DSS professional by phone (302) 831-4643, by TDD (302) 831-4563, by fax (302) 831-3261, by email, or visit the website at