School and Independent Counselors

Finding the Right Fit Begins with Your Help

If you know a student who wants to be challenged by new ideas, connect learning to real life, and make an impact on the world, ask them to consider the University of Delaware.

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Newsletter Portal

Now you can access our most recent counselor newsletter and those from the past year on our newsletter portal. Be sure to join our mailing list as additional information and notifications of the newest newsletter will be sent to you by email.

Newsletter Portal

Meet Your Representative

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is dedicated to connecting with you personally to help you guide your students through the process. To contact your direct representative, view the Meet Your Counselor map.

Join Us On Slate is a free tool that can help high school counselors with scheduling school visits, view students' application checklists, submit admissions materials and confirm the admissions status of your students. This platform will streamline our admissions process and improve communication between you and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at UD.

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 Freshman Fall Applicant Timeline


August 1

Application opens

November 1

Early action deadline

December 1

Nursing program deadline*; there is no early action or regular decision for the nursing program

December 1

Honors program priority deadline

January 15

Regular admission priority deadline.

January 31

All early action decisions released by this date

February 15

All nursing decisions released by this date


All regular admissions and Honors decisions** released by this date

*Completed applications and materials must be submitted before 11:59 p.m. on December 1 to be considered for the nursing program.
**Honors decisions are separate from your admission decision and you may recieve your admission decision earlier than your Honors decision. Honors applications submitted after 11:59 p.m. on December 1 will be considered on a space-available basis.

Special Programs

University of Delaware has many options for your students to reach their full potential: abroad with World Scholars, our Edge pre-college program or the English Language Institute for English-second-language students.

Preparing for College

The college application process kicks off in a student's senior year of high school, but students can take early steps to make it a little less stressful. Share our tips with your students to make sure they're on track to complete their college applications by their senior year.


School and Independent Counselors | University of Delaware
School and Independent Counselors | University of Delaware
School and Independent Counselors | University of Delaware