Moving Off Campus

Finding off-campus housing can be an overwhelming process; especially for students new to the area. We've compiled some resources below that can help you transition from our graduate student housing to living off campus in the Newark community. 


Below are some resources that can be helpful for living in the Newark area, especially living off campus. Some of these resources are government agencies or private businesses and not affiliated with UD and our office is not endorsing any of these agencies or businesses.

Moving Off Campus

Most apartment complexes will either include certain utilities (electric, water/sewer, trash pickup, gas) in the price of your rent or provide you with information to contract services with the provider in your area. Your utility providers are based on where your apartment is located. Below are some local utility providers for the Newark area. 

City of Newark (electric, sewer and water)

Delmarva Power (power company for parts of Newark and New Castle County)

New Castle County Public Works (water and sewer)

Xfinity Student Plans (internet provider)

Verizon Student Plans (internet provider)

Living in Newark

University of Delaware Dining

Grocery Stores

  • Newark Natural Foods: 209 Newark Shopping Center, 230 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • Acme: 100 College Square, Newark, DE 19711 (closest to East campus)
  • Acme: 100 Suburban Drive, Newark, DE 19711 (closest to South campus)
  • Food Lion: 401 New London Road, Newark, DE 19711 (closest to North/Laird campus)

Halal Grocery Stores

International Grocery Stores

  • Wang's Oriental Food Store: 276 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • Asia Supermarket: 1300 Capitol Trail, Newark, DE 19711
  • Newark Farmer's Market: 2515 Kirkwood Hwy, Newark, DE 19711
  • Apna Bazar Farmer's Market: 1307 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19713

UD Campus Mail (Package centers, sending mail and helpful hints)

U.S. Post Office Locations

  • 110 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • 401 Ogletown Road, Newark, DE 19711

Shipping and P.O. Boxes

  • UPS Store: 40 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • FedEx: 132 S. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

CVS: 45 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

Walgreens: 124 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

Acme Pharmacy (inside the grocery store): 100 College Square, Newark, DE 19711

Rite Aid Pharmacy: 263 S. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711

Cell Phone Service Carriers

  • T-Mobile: 230 E. Main Street #109, Newark, DE 19711
  • AT&T: 172 E. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
  • Metro by T-Mobile: 230 E. Main Street, Unit 602, Newark, DE 19711
  • Verizon: 408 Suburban Dr, Newark, DE 19711

Cell Phone Purchase and Repair

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