Get Involved

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Get Involved


Find other Blue Hen Veterans on campus and make meaningful connections.

Blue Hen Veterans


Blue Hen Veterans (BHV) is the official Student Veterans of America chapter at UD. BHV seeks to connect veterans of the Armed Forces Reserve, Armed Forces Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) and their family members and dependents from all branches of military service.

Find BHV on Student Central or visit the organization in Trabant 157 (next to the University Package Center).

Connect with Blue Hen Veterans

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Military Lounge


You can find the Military Lounge in Trabant 157. We have snacks, coffee and study space for you to enjoy and we host several events here throughout the year. 

If you're using benefits on campus, you should have swipe card access and you may utilize the space whenever Trabant is open. If you do not have swipe card access and want to use it, please email us at to request access.

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Living Learning Community


First-year cadets, create a community with fellow cadets who have similar goals and career aspirations in AROTC Housing with this program, sponsored by the Army ROTC Program.

AROTC Living Learning Community

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Veterans and Military Welcome Days


With dedicated programming for vetern and military-connected students, UD Welcome Days offer opportunities for new students and their families to enjoy games and activities, food, tours, football and more, as well as keystone events like the Twilight Induction Ceremony and the Involvement Fair.

Welcome Days

students gather on The Green with Memorial Hall lit up for the Twilight Induction Ceremony