The Office of Parent & Family Giving and Student Life Philanthropy provides parents and families the opportunity to play an important role in enhancing the student experience through philanthropy to all areas across the University.


Proud Blue Hen parents and families play an integral role at UD. By supporting the University, you help ensure a dynamic student experience so all Blue Hens thrive throughout their lives.

Arc of Parent & Family Giving

This model represents a giving strategy that is popular among parents and families and optimizes your philanthropy to UD by structuring the size and complexity of your gifts over time.

For more information, contact Tracy E. Smith.

Arc of Giving

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Join the Blue Hen Family Hub

Staying informed is one of the ways proud Blue Hen parents and families can engage with UD, stay connected and support students. UD families are invited to connect with their students at the University of Delaware through the Blue Hen Family Hub.

In the Blue Hen Family Hub, parents and families can:

  • Access important campus news and deadlines
  • Sign up to receive personalized newsletters and announcements
  • Share updates with friends and family in the Blue Hen community
  • Connect with information and resources to help your student thrive at UD.


Join the Blue Hen Family Hub

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Office of Parent and Family Giving Staff

Stacey L. Muzzi, BE99

Assistant Vice-President

Tracy E. Smith

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