New Students

New international students gather on the Old College lawn, expressing fondness for UD and each other

Health Advisories

COVID-19 FAQs for International Students & Scholars
Immigration, travel, employment & more

COVID-19 FAQs for Study Abroad Students
Travel, programs, health & more

UD COVID-19 Updates


Impact on the University community and academics

New International Students

Welcome to the University of Delaware! We are so happy you have decided to become a Blue Hen! Our office is here to serve as your "home away from home" and we look forward to meeting you!

Follow the links below for important information for new international students. You can find more helpful information on these webpages:

PRepare to Become a Blue Hen           Life in the U.S. & at UD

New students are invited to this series of pre-arrival webinars aimed at helping you prepare for topics including travel, immigration, housing, healthcare, finances, and more.

Learn more and register

Pre Arrival

To officially accept your offer of admission to UD and to attend, there are some important tasks that must be completed.


International Student Orientation and other welcome events are designed to help you transition to UD and the U.S. and to complete government check-in so you can be registered in SEVIS

Meet OISS:

Upon Arrival

From the moment your plane lands until classes begin, we've laid out the steps to follow to begin your time at UD. 

Admissions & Transfers

There are multiple ways for students to apply and be admitted as undergraduates to UD.



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ISSS Disclaimer: The information contained on this web site is provided as a service to international students, faculty, staff, employees, and administrators at the University of Delaware, and does not constitute legal advice on any immigration, tax, or other matter. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of official counsel. For assistance on your immigration status, we encourage you to contact an ISS advisor for specific guidance at