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  • Protocols for those returning to campus: The University announced the steps that must be taken by anyone coming on campus this fall for classes, research or any other activity. Visit the Testing, Screening, Tracing page.

Become a Blue Hen


Applications for 2021 admission to UD are now open.


As a Blue Hen, we'll help you make your big ideas come to life. Apply today to be a part of our community of talented, driven and passionate Blue Hens. 

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Blue and Golden Virtual Open House

Hear from faculty representing all 150+ majors, get a sense of life on campus from our students, chat with counselors about the admissions process, and speak to staff from study abroad, Career Services, honors and more. Register for one of our three dates:

  • Saturday, October 10, 2020
  • Sunday, October 25, 2020
  • Saturday, November 14, 2020

Register for Blue and Golden

It's up to all of us to Protect The Flock. 

Protect the Flock: youtube.com/watch?v=7S_wkWvEStI

Whether you'll be in Newark or at home this fall, be sure to follow all guidelines to keep your community healthy and safe.


Wear a face covering, monitor your symptoms, and maintain physical distancing of at least six feet apart.


We'll get through this together. 


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You @ UD

You @ UD: youtube.com/watch?v=j_X80tdbE5o

You@UD: Support from our faculty

University of Delaware professors are committed to ensuring students are connected and supported during virtual instruction. We may not be able to see each other in person, but that doesn't make us any less of a community.

Engagement for UD Parents & Communities
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Supporting Our Blue Hen Family
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400+ Academic Experts

UD experts are renowned for their expertise, research and diverse opinions.

A.R. Siders: youtube.com/watch?v=3hQ8CspOGbs


Disaster Research Center

A.R. Siders studies climate change adaptation and managed retreat – a set of options for communities to avoid building or living near areas that are vulnerable to sea level rise or flood hazards. Ultimately, her goal is to use research to inform policy change and provide guidance to homeowners so they can make the best decision regarding relocation.

More about A.R. Siders

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"We must ensure that everyone is treated with respect and a sense of belonging. We should seek to find commonality, humanity, and civility to bridge our differences."


A message from President Assanis 

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One Fund. One Purpose. One Blue Hen Community.


When Blue Hens face challenges, we face them together. Join fellow Blue Hens in supporting UD students suffering hardships as a result of the pandemic.