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Kick off the Semester

Get started with computing at UD

New students (before you arrive)
All students
Find out how to activate your e-mail account and how to connect your computer to the UD network through an ethernet or dial-up connection. If you don't own a computer, you can use UD's computing sites, or get advice on purchasing a computer.

Check your housing assignment

Log in to view your housing assignment information.

Move into your residence hall room

Check-in information for new students
Check-in information for returning students
-- Housing FYI
-- Commonly asked questions about housing
-- Back to campus essentials - supplies for your room

Check your semester schedule

Log on to UDSIS to view your course schedule.

Drop or add a course, or change registration

Students may continue to register and drop/add through UDSIS until the end of the free drop/add period. All registration changes are subject to the final approval of the University Registrar and/or the Student's Dean.
-- Drop/Add information & dates
-- Use UDSIS for Drop/Add


Purchase textbooks and supplies

You can now reserve or even purchase your textbooks online, instead of waiting in line.

Choose or Change your dining plan

You may select or make adjustments to your dining plan using the on-line form available at and select Dining Plans or in person at the Student Services Building. You have ONE final opportunity to change your dining plan from the DAY THAT CLASSES BEGIN until the drop/add deadline.
"" Change Dining Plan
"" Dining FAQ
"" Dining Home

Purchase a parking permit

Parking permits may be purchased online or in person at Public Safety.

Visit the Student Services Building

Take care of other beginning-of-semester business, including billing inquiries, financial aid information, and UD#1 Cards.

Attend events at UD

See a variety of events available throughout the semester. For information and dates, consult the resources below.
"" Arts @ Delaware
"" Campus Events
"" Student Events
"" UDaily online UD news