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Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources

We build institutional capability and

inspire excellence for lasting impact.

Human Resources appreciates your commitment, passion and pursuit of excellence which contributes to advancing the University of Delaware.

Our Strategic Pillars and Guiding Principles, inspired by Memorial Hall, provide the framework for our support of the faculty and staff at UD.

By fostering learning, cultivating and sharing knowledge, and encouraging open dialogue, we embody UD's mission.

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Looking for information on HR processes and associated training resources? Find it in the HR Knowledge Hub (former HR ATLAS). The content is categorized by employee lifecycle.


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Employee and Labor Relations (ELR) is a resource for university standards, practices and operations. This platform can be used freely by employees to communicate workplace questions or concerns.

Welcome to Human Resources!

As a valued employee, you are the foundation of UD's success — your hard work and dedication ensure top-ranked educational opportunities, ground-breaking research initiatives and powerful service programs. Now you can easily navigate your career resources here on our website. Be sure to visit often and make the most of all the tools and information available to you.

Melissa Bard
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Melissa Bard, Chief Human Resources Officer and Vice President


  • University of Delaware Liard Campus

    Applications accepted for DTCC Tuition Waiver Exchange Program

    June 12, 2024 | Written by Human Resources staff
    Lottery date is Monday, Aug. 5 The University of Delaware's Human Resources division is accepting applications for the 2024-2025 Tuition Waiver Exchange Program lottery with Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC). This exchange program waives the fall and spring tuition for one dependent that is enrolled on a full-time basis (a minimum of 12 credit hours) in a degree-granting program at DTCC. The deadline for submission for a DTCC Lottery Application is Friday, August 2. Current scholarship recipients need not participate in the lottery, if continuing.
  • Recognizing outstanding staff

    June 10, 2024 | Written by UDaily Staff
    Nine University of Delaware employees have been honored with Staff Excellence Awards for the spring semester.
  • UD’s Equitable Leadership Academy first cohort

    June 03, 2024 | Written by Human Resources staff
    UD’s Office of Institutional Equity and Human Resources announced a professional development opportunity for campus leaders in fall 2023, focusing on equitable and inclusive leadership practices. Invitations were sent after a formal application process and committee review, and the first cohort of the Equitable Leadership Academy (ELA) came together on Feb. 21, 2024.