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University of DelawareNew Student Orientation First Year Experience

Welcome New Blue Hens!

NSO is just the start of your new student experience! We are excited for you to begin your college career here at UD!

To help you transition socially and academically as a new UD student, we have a variety of programs and activities scheduled to orient you to campus in the first few weeks of the spring semester. 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.

You can also download a paper version of the schedule here.

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University of Delaware: 1743 Welcome Days, Connect-Explore-Contribute | August 24-26


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended in 2008, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the University of Delaware is committed to providing equal access for students, employees, and visitors with disabilities. The Office of Disability Support Services (DSS) provides reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to University programs and services. The DSS office works with individuals who have physical, medical/chronic health, and psychological disabilities, as well as those with learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.

Anyone requiring an accommodation 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 provide reasonable accommodations. For more information, please contact a DSS by phone (302) 831-4643, TDD (302) 831-4563, email, or visit the website at