For Alumni

Affinity Reunions

There are several reunions planned for Homecoming Weekend. Check out the Reunions page for details on events hosted by groups like the Black Alumni Organization (BAO), baseball alumni, and the Delaware Diamonds Society.

Blue Hen Homecoming 5K Run/Walk

Friday, October 17 at 5:30 p.m.
The course includes the UD Athletics Complex and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources.

Join fellow UD alumni, students, faculty/staff, friends & family on the course through the UD Athletics Complex and College of Agriculture & Natural Resources. The course terrain includes asphalt, gravel and dirt.

In appreciation for all runners' participation, Delaware Football invites those who register in advance to purchase discounted tickets to the Homecoming game vs. CAA opponent Towson (Saturday, 10/18 at 12:30 p.m.).

This event is brought to you in partnership with University of Delaware's HealthyU Employee Wellness Program and Delaware Athletics. For details, and to register click here.

Invite your Blue Hen friends to join you:

UD Alumni Association Awards

Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement

Friday, October 17th at 5:30 p.m.
Gore Recital Hall, Roselle Center for the Arts

The Presidential Citation for Outstanding Achievement honors University of Delaware graduates of the last 20 years who exhibit great promise in their professional career and/or public service activities. There is a reception immediately following the ceremony. All are welcome to attend both portions of the program.

Register now for this event

UDAA Outstanding Alumni Award

Presented annually to alumni in recognition of their exemplary work on behalf of the University of Delaware and/or the UD Alumni Association, the UDAA Outstanding Alumni Awards will be presented on Saturday, October 18 at halftime of the UD football game.

The Richard "Dick" Wilson Homecoming Step Show

Friday, October 17, 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6 p.m.)
Trabant Multipurpose Rooms
Advanced Tickets: $5 for students and staff,
$12 for general public (a
Advance tickets on sale until 3pm on Friday, 10/17.
At the Door: $10 for students and staff, $15 for general public

All tickets must be purchased at a UD Box Office.

Box Office Hours:
Bob Carpenter Center: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Trabant University Center: Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

For more information, please email:

Goalpost Party

Regretfully, the Goalpost Party has been cancelled. Refunds will be issued to all registrants.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Art Under the Stars

Saturday, October 18 at 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Brown Hall Lobby, 1st Floor Lounge and the Basement Lounge

Sponsored by Residence Life and Housing, Art Under the Stars provides UD students with the opportunity to showcase, experience and celebrate all forms of artistic talent including performance groups and much more.  Winners of the UD Fall Eco-Showcase will be displayed along with student art submissions from across campus.  Admission is free and open to all. For more information, email

College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Distinguished Alumni Awards

Friday, October 17, at 12 p.m.
Townsend Hall

The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will hold its seventh annual ceremony to announce and celebrate the George M. Worrilow Award and Distinguished Alumni Award recipients on Friday, October 17, at 12 p.m. in Townsend Hall. To attend the luncheon, please RSVP by Friday, October 3, to or call 302.831.2502. The awards are presented based on outstanding career accomplishments, service and leadership to the profession of agriculture and natural resources, as well as community service, including service to the University.

Want to see more CANR Blue Hens at this event? Help us spread the word:

CPAB (Cultural Programming Advisory Board) Annual Homecoming Comedy Show

Starring Tony Rock, Host of Apollo Live, with Special Guest Ken Boyd

Open to students, alumni and friends, this year, the show features popular area comedians.

Saturday, October 18 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Mitchell Hall

Advance Tickets go on sale October 3 at UD box offices and Ticketmaster.
UD Students: $5 (limited to 2 tickets per UD I.D.)
General Public: $15

For ticket information call:  302-831-4012. Open to students, alumni and friends.

For general information call the Center for Black Culture: (302) 831-2991

University of Delaware Library Exhibitions

October 12-19, 2014
Morris Library

“Insect Societies and Their Influence on Human Societies”
Information Room on the First Floor of the Morris Library
“The Union at the Crossroads: The Presidential Election of 1864”
The Lincoln Exhibit Case adjacent to the Special Collections Exhibition Gallery Second Floor of the Morris Library

Time for both exhibits:

Sunday, October 12: 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. (Monday)
Monday, Oct. 13 through Thursday, Oct. 16: 8 a.m. - 2 a.m. (Friday)
Friday, October 17: 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Saturday, October 18: 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Sunday, October 19: 11 a.m. - 2 a.m. (Monday)

“Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Selections from the University of Delaware Library Natural History Collection”
Morris Library Special Collections Exhibition Gallery Second Floor

Monday, October 13: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, October 14: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday, October 15 through Friday, Oct. 17: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Have more questions? Contact UD Alumni Relations by emailing or call 302-831-2341.