UDairy Creamery

YouTube Video Link for Behind the scenes at the UDairy Creamery: youtube.com/watch?v=bh40Kr1eYAE


Three students standing in front of the Creamery Cafe

UDairy Creamery Café

The UDairy Creamery Café serves favorites like ice cream, waffle cones and cheese. Additionally, the café offers a full coffee drink menu and light fare, including sandwiches made with UDairy Creamery cheese. This new location increases the number of intern opportunities available to UD students.

Café MenuCatering Menu | Café RSO Fundraising Options

The UDairy Creamery Café is open year round!

General Hours

  • Monday through Friday
    9:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 8:00 PM

  • Sunday
    12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Whether on Main Street or in the surrounding lots, café parking is metered or pay by Passport App.

UDairy Creamery Flagship Location

UDairy Creamery Flagship Location

Launched in 2011, our flagship store is located next to the UD athletic complex and across from the College of Agriculture abd Natural Resources’ dairy farm in Newark, Delaware. UD students make ice cream onsite with milk from the farm and serve over 34 ice cream flavors year-round.

Want ice cream shipped? Order online

The UDairy Creamery is open year round!

  • Please note: Our flagship location will be closed Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Our normal hours are typically seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


From Monday to Friday during business hours, parking is available at the “15-minute” spots across the road from our front door. The surrounding lots are permitted lots during business hours or can be paid for longer terms via the Passport App. On nights and weekends, parking is available next to our walk up window or in front of the ice arena. 


Latest News
  • Do summer like a local with our Delaware Summer of 2023 Bucket List

    July 06, 2023 | Written by Delaware News Journal staff
    The Delaware Online/The News Journal team shares their bucket list items, the things they are determined to do to maximize their own summer of 2023. This list includes our UDairy Creamery ice cream! Cooling off with ice cream during the dog days of summer is always a fun — and tasty — activity, but you don’t truly know the taste of sweet relief from the heat unless you’ve had it from UDairy Creamery, the University of Delaware’s ice cream shop.
  • Have a cooler summer by visiting these 10 Delaware ice cream shops

    June 06, 2022 | Written by Nicole Mills of The News Journal
    "Soon to return this summer will be mango-basil,'' says Melinda Shaw, director of operations at UDairy Creamery in Newark, "mango ice cream with candied basil grown on UD’s organic farm."
  • New things for the Fall

    August 17, 2021 | Written by Sarah Goldfarb and Andrea Boyle Tippett
    There are many changes and additions on campus waiting to welcome back students this Fall, including a newly renovated Worrilow Hall recently featured in an Apple commercial and the new UDairy Creamery Cafe on Main Street!
  • UDairy Creamery Café opens in UD Bookstore on Main Street

    June 22, 2021 | Written by Dante LaPenta
    The UDairy Creamery has a new location in Newark. On Monday, June 21, the new UDairy Creamery Café opened in the Barnes and Noble University of Delaware Bookstore at 83 E. Main Street.

Dear customers,

UDairy Creamery has been informed by a supplier of a potential ingredient quality issue in select ice cream products. 

Out of an abundance of caution we are encouraging customers to dispose of any potentially affected products. These include pints and half gallons of ice cream marked with the lot codes noted below. These containers were sold at the South College Avenue store in Newark, Delaware between July 14, 2022 and July 24, 2022. Contact UDairy Creamery at udairycreamery@udel.edu or 302-831-0999 for a refund. 

No injuries or illnesses have been reported to date. Anyone who is feeling ill should contact a medical professional. 

We are continuing to monitor the situation and may issue further updates as necessary. As always, the health and safety of our customers remains our first priority. We apologize for any inconvenience. 


Delaware River Mud Pie: Lot #220714

Tona Toffee: Lot #220717

All Nighter: Lot #220718

Mint Chocolate Chip: Lot #220718

Cookies & Cream: Lot #220719

Cookie Dough Dynamite: Lot #220719

Vanilla: Lot #220720

Blissful Bing Cherry: Lot#220719

Butter Pecan: Lot #220721

Peanut Cocoa Loco: Lot #220722

Raspberry Cheesecake: Lot #220722

Mint n’ Cookies: Lot #220722

Lot codes can be found near the container’s bar code, as shown in the photos. 

Example of ice cream nutrition facts with a circle showing where to find the product lot number
A second example of ice cream nutrition facts with a circle showing where to find the product lot number


For Orders and General Questions: udcreamery@udel.edu or fill out this form

For MooMobile inquiries: MooMobile@udel.edu

For UDairy Creamery Cafe Catering Inquires: udairycafe@udel.edu

Phone Numbers

  • UDairy Creamery Flagship Location: (302) 831-2486
  • UDairy Main Street Café: (302) 831-6804
  • Genuardi Food Innovation Lab: (302) 831- 0983

UDairy Creamery Staff

LeeAnne Ahamad
Events & Creamery Cafe Manager
Email: ahamad@udel.edu

Lena Andino
Assistant Manager
Email: aandino@udel.edu

Samantha Gartley
Lab Coordinator
Email: Sgartley@udel.edu

Garrett McManus
Retail Operations Manager
Email: gmcmanus@udel.edu

Jennifer Rodammer
Email: jenrod@udel.edu
Director of Operations

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