Anyone may participate in Winter Session. Registration in the Winter Session neither requires nor implies admission to a degree program at the University of Delaware. Non-matriculated students are encouraged to contact the Professional and Continuing Studies ACCESS Center, 850 Library Ave (across from College Square Shopping Center) in Newark, 831-8843 for academic advisement, www.pcs.udel.edu/access.
This website, designed to assist students in planning their Winter Session program, contains certain information that relates only to the Winter Session. Additional information about the University of Delaware can be found in the current editions of the University Catalog and the Student Guide to University Policies.
Residents of halls or suites other than apartments must purchase one of the full-size meal plans (see Dining Plans).
Students who have lived in residence halls or suites during the fall semester may move to their spring semester assignment at the start of Winter Session. Assignments for new students for Winter Session are permitted only under exceptional circumstances approved by the Office of Residence Life and Housing. All requests for exceptions must be submitted to Residence Life and Housing (ResLife-Housing@udel.edu) with any supporting documents. Students who are granted an exception should be aware that the Spring semester room assignment may be different from the Winter Session assignment.
All students, including those who have not preregistered, may check in directly to their assigned residence. Students who are unable to register for a class by the end of the Drop/Add period must check out of the residence hall by January 9 for 5-week classes and January 15 for 4-week classes.
For complete details and instructions about Winter Session housing please go to www.udel.edu/reslife/community_living/wintersession.html
Each plan contains a designated number of all-you-care-to-eat Meals and/or Points. Points are units of purchasing power that give you the convenience to buy food, snacks, or groceries from any dining location, without cash. Students living in traditional residence halls or suites are required to purchase a full-size plan. If you do not make a choice, the 10 Meals per week plus $90 in Points plan will be automatically billed to you.
Students living in the Christiana Towers Apartments, Graduate Student and Family Housing or off-campus may choose any of the plans offered; but that choice is optional.
|Traditional residence halls & suites Resident Plans (MANDATORY)|
|19 Weekly||19 per week||22 / 18||2||$785||$626|
|15 Weekly||15 per week||52 / 42||2||$785||$626|
|10 Weekly||10 per week||90 / 72||2||$776||$619|
|80 / 65 Block||80 / 65|
|42 / 30||2||$785||$626|
|55 / 45 Block||55 / 45|
|80 / 60||2||$776||$619|
|40 / 32 Block||40 / 32|
|110 / 88||2||$776||$619|
|Christiana Towers, Graduate, Family Housing and Off-Campus Resident Plans (OPTIONAL)|
|25 Anytime||25 per session||20||$322|
Additional Points for any plan may be purchased through the Dining Choose or Change Application at www.udel.edu/dining, a cash deposit at one of four Value Transfer Stations on campus (located in the Trabant University Center, Perkins Student Center, Christiana Commons, and Morris Library Lower Level); or a deposit at Cashiers or the outside drop slot at the Student Services Building (minimum $25 deposit). You may call (302) 831-4033 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Meals will be redeemable at Pencader and Kent Residential Dining Halls which will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout the week, and for brunch and dinner on the weekends. Retail dining locations will have adjusted Winter Session schedules.
Last day for textbook refunds (Newark): January 9 (with receipt).
Newark - available at the University Bookstore on Main Street. Regular Winter Session hours are:
Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Sunday Noon - 6:00 p.m. Extended hours: Jan. 5-6 (Mon.-Tues.) 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
The cost of permits varies according to the parking area that is selected. Note that it is more cost effective to register on an annual basis than for individual months.
|Red Lots||Gold Lots||Gray Lots|
|Beginning January 1:|
Additionally, Transportation Services operates the free Unicity buses for the City of Newark. Check out routes and schedules at www.udel.edu/transportation/unicity.Charter service is available for large group outings.
The University shuttle system has real-time shuttle bus tracking system that can be accessed with a computer or hand-held device at www.udshuttle.com
You should begin this placement process at least a week (preferably longer) prior to your course registration meeting or deadlines. Most questions about the exam procedure and your math placement goal (determined by your major) can be found at the above URL. Questions concerning how to access the exam should be directed to the Admissions Office if you are seeking a degree. If you are a Continuing Education student, you may call 302-831-8843 for information on accessing the placement program.
Please take this placement process seriously! Read the web sites carefully and follow the directions. The results of the placement assessment(s) will have serious constraints on enrollment in math courses and therefore have implications on the completion of your degree.
Two years or less than 2-Years.....105 Three years........................106 Four or more years.................107Students who have had at least four years of a foreign language may wish to take the exemption examination. Students who have questions about their placement, or who are seeking an exemption from the foreign language requirement, should contact Crista Johnson, the FLL Placement Advisor at 320 Jastak-Burgess Hall, 831-4667.
If you are interested in applying for undergraduate admission to the University of Delaware, please visit our website: www.udel.edu/admissions or contact the undergraduate admissions office at 302-831-8123
If you are already a UD student and feel that you may be eligible to receive Veteran's Education Benefits, please contact Veterans Affairs at www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-800-GIBILL-1. The University's Registrar's Office cannot apply for benefits on behalf of a student.
To receive benefits, you must apply through the Department of Veterans Affairs. Veterans Affairs determines the amount of benefits a student can receive, therefore, we cannot estimate benefit amounts. Please contact Veterans Affairs at www.gibill.va.gov or call 1-888-442-4551 (888-GI-BILL) if you are in need of VA advisement or for additional information. The submission of electronic applications using their VONAPP process is strongly encouraged.
The VA will process your application and send you a letter notifying you of their decision. Please be aware that it may take the VA several weeks to process your claim. If you are approved to receive benefits, you will receive a Certificate of Eligibility letter from the VA. Once you have received your Certificate of Eligibility letter, please submit a copy of the letter, and the completed UD Veterans Educational Benefits Enrollment Data Form to UD's Veterans Services Office. Once all of the required documents are received, UD's VA Certifying Official will electronically submit a 22-1999 enrollment certification to the VA to initiate payments.
If you have any questions or need additional information, please refer to www.udel.edu/registrar/students/veterans.html or contact:
It is the individual's responsibility to inform the DSS office of the disability and need for accommodation. Eligibility for reasonable accommodations is determined on a case-by-case basis. Anyone requesting an accommodation from the University based on a disability should contact the DSS office directly.
Please contact a DSS professional at:
(302) 831-4643 (Voice)
(302) 831-4563 (TDD)
(302) 831-3261 (FAX)
DSSoffice@udel.edu or visit the website at: www.udel.edu/DSS
The Office is located at 240 Academy Street, Alison Hall, Suite 130, Newark, DE 19716.
Physicians and nurse practitioners are available to see patients from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Registered nurses are available to see patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Other services include 24 hour inpatient care and nursing service, allergy injections and other immunization services (some involving additional charges over the required fee), gynecological services, minor surgery, laboratory testing (some involving additional charges), EKG testing, on site X Ray services (for which the student and/or his/her insurance company are billed), and dispensary services (involving additional charges).
The University sponsors a Health Insurance Plan for full and part time students enrolled in a degree program. Full-time students, international students, and contracted graduate students are required to have health insurance. For information about this plan please visit www.udel.edu/studentinsurance. For additional information concerning Student Health Services, please call 302-831-2226.
Career workshops are offered regularly to develop resume writing skills, interviewing techniques and job search strategies. Special resource material and self-instructional media provide further assistance in these areas. Appointments with Career Consultants are available year-round. Visit the Career Services website, www.udel.edu/CSC to log into Blue Hen Careers and make an appointment.
As the Campus Interview Program is not active during Winter Session, students are encouraged to research organizations and prepare for upcoming on-campus and off-campus interviews. Winter Session is also the time to explore information for summer jobs or internships with an early application deadline and see which employers are coming to the career fairs.
All programs and services are available through Career Services at 401 Academy Street. Hours are 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday. For more information, visit the Career Services Center website: www.udel.edu/CSC
Students who wish to receive credit for an internship can register for one of several courses, including UNIV-364 - Experiential Internship, in which internships in diverse professional fields are combined with a seminar to explore career alternatives, develop experiential learning skills and evaluate the field experience. Contact Scott Rappaport (831-1231) at 401 Academy Street for further information.
The collections of the University of Delaware Library parallel the University's academic interests and support all disciplines. Books, electronic databases, electronic journals, periodicals, microforms, government publications, maps, manuscripts, media in video and DVD format and Internet access provide a major academic resource. Library staff members provide a wide range of services, including assistance with electronic library resources, reference assistance, interlibrary loan, instructional programs and assistance to users with disabilities. The Library's AskRef Live! and AskRef Instant Messaging (IM) services provides online live reference service during many hours of the week.
Over 2,800,000 volumes of books and bound journals, more than 42,000 electronic and print journals including newspapers to which the University of Delaware Library provides access, more than 370 databases as well as more than 3,400,000 items in microforms are included in the Library collections. The Library's resources are broadly based and comprehensive, with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities, science and engineering. Special Collections of rare books and manuscripts include the Delaware Collection; the Unidel History of Chemistry Collection; manuscripts such as the papers of Paul Bowles, Emily Coleman, Ezra Pound, Tennessee Williams, and William Butler Yeats and archives including those of American Poetry and the Bird and Bull Press. Library Digital Projects including the University of Delaware Library Postcard Collection with more than 2,000 images of Delaware, Historic Maps of Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic Region, and the American Civil War Digital Collection are accessible online at [www.udel.edu/library/digital].
The University of Delaware Library is a depository for publications of the U.S. Government and for all patents issued by the U.S. Office of Patents and Trademarks.
The Morris Library, with seating for approximately 2,500 persons, provides more than 275 public access Internet workstations and increased wireless Internet access in the Morris Library for laptop users. The Student Multimedia Design Center, located on the Lower Level, provides more than 70 workstations, 6 studios and 2 classrooms for creation of multimedia programs. The Reading Room on the First Floor was designed for quiet study. The Morris Library also provides group study rooms, a periodical reading room, a Special Collections [www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/] area with an exhibition gallery and a reading room with a controlled environmental system for rare materials, Instructional Media carrels and a Media Viewing Room and an Assistive Technology Center with special equipment and computer access. The student-oriented, enhanced Information Room was renovated during the summer 2014.
The website of the University of Delaware Library [www.udel.edu/library]. offers access to the vast electronic resources including the new online, cloud-based DELCAT Discovery service [delcat.worldcat.org]. DELCAT Discovery provides information about and access to the physical and electronic holdings of the University of Delaware Library. It includes information about the Library collection and also provides links to electronic journals, electronic books and other resources. A Library user may limit searches to only those items physically held by the Library or a search can be done of the entire WorldCat database. Items held by the University of Delaware Library appear at or near the topic of the results display. Items not held by the Library can be requested by University of Delaware faculty, students and staff via the interlibrary loan link that automatically prompts an interlibrary loan request form.
The University of Delaware Library provides online electronic access to more than 370 databases including a large number of full-text databases with complete articles as well as many reference databases in all disciplines. The Library provides access to more than 42,000 electronic and print journals including newspapers. Electronic resources are accessible to University of Delaware students, faculty and staff from residence halls, offices, and buildings through the University and to University users from off-campus using a University of Delaware computing account. The Library web page serves as a gateway research tool and provides access to electronic resources on the web including those licensed for University of Delaware faculty, staff and students. To assist users in navigating the web, the Library created more than 230 Research Guides in academic disciplines. Each Research Guide points to a selection of some of the best web sites in each subject area.
The University of Delaware Library has an Institutional Repository recently renamed to become UDSpace [udspace.udel.edu] which uses open source DSpace software to capture, store, index, preserve and redistribute the intellectual output of the University of Delaware original research of faculty and staff in digital form including technical reports, working papers, conference papers, images and more.
Memberships of the University of Delaware Library include the Association of Research Libraries (ARL), the Center for Research Libraries (CRL), the Chesapeake Information and Research Library Alliance (CIRLA), the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI), the HathiTrust, LYRASIS, Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA), the New England Research Libraries Consortium (NERL) and the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) including the OCLC Research Library Partnership. The University of Delaware Library is also a member the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) that promotes health information, education and/or access in the Mid-Atlantic Region which includes Delaware, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The Library is also a member of RAPID to enhance interlibrary loan service.
University of Delaware Library users may call 302-831-2965 for further information. Library users may call 302-831-BOOK (2665), or check the Library web [www.udel.edu/library] for Library hours.
Monday - Thursday 6:45 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Friday 6:45 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Sunday Noon - 10:00 p.m. The indoor pool may be used: Monday - Thursday 11:15 - 1:15 p.m. 7:00 - 9:30 p.m. Friday 11:15 - 1:15 p.m. 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Saturday 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. Sunday 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.There are satellite Fitness Centers at Harrington and Independence complexes. Winter Session hours vary. Call 831-1580 or see www.udel.edu/recreation for specific hours at these sites. Winter programs include a full selection of fitness classes and intramural sports. Call 831-8600, see www.udel.edu/recreation or visit Carpenter Sports Building to learn more about these programs. The Ice Arenas - for public skating and skate rental information call 831-2868.
John Perkins Student Center
The Perkins Student Center is located on Academy Street in the East Campus area and houses the Student Activities Office with over 300 registered student organizations, Student Media featuring WVUD and THE REVIEW, the Hen Zone recreational area, New Student Orientation Office, Counseling and Student Development Office, Parking Services, and the Scrounge Food Court. Many student organizations are housed in the new student organization office community from which they develop and sponsor many diversity programs and activities. A beautiful new Student Lounge, Concourse and Information Desk with miscellaneous snack and personal items for sale, quiet study areas, a variety of meeting spaces and the Bacchus venue provide student engagement opportunities. Music, theater, novelties, vendors and coffee houses are regularly scheduled in the Perkins Student Center.
E. Arthur Trabant University Center
The Trabant University Center is located on West Main Street and offers a diverse student program that includes concerts, speakers, movies, bus trips, the Blue Hen Leadership Program, and Fraternity and Sorority Life. The colorful new Trabant Lounge is a convenient gathering place to meet friends, study, or relax as is Daugherty Hall, a large, beautiful quiet study area. Trabant also offers an Information Desk with miscellaneous snack and personal items for sale, a large Food Court, PNC banking services, UD Box Office, and Vita Nova, the Hotel Restaurant and Institutional Management student-operated restaurant. Students enjoy the movie-theater, the large multi-purpose rooms and the variety of meeting and program spaces for their organizational activities and special interests.
Winter Session home page
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