Schedule

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Residence Life & Housing

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Dean of Students, Office of the

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Orientation & Transition Programs, Office of

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Student Wellness & Health Promotion

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Library, Museums & Press

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Academic Enrichment, Office of

https://ae.udel.edu/contact

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University Student Centers

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Horn Entrepreneurship Program

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Center for Black Culture

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Student Diversity & Inclusion

27 August

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Athletics & Recreation Services

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Institute for Global Studies

27 August

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Career Services Center

06 September

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Honors Program

07 September

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Fraternity and Sorority Leadership & Learning

27 August

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College of Education and Human Development

27 August

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Transfer Services, University Registrar

Brian Posthauer, Transfer Services Coordinator

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Barnes & Noble UD Bookstore

26 August

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UD Helpline 24/7/365

Call any time you are in need of someone to talk to. Whether you're feeling anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, or otherwise in need, there is a trained professional ready to speak with you 24 hours a day.

Press 1 when you call to request a call back within 10 minutes from a Sexual Offense Support (SOS) advocate. Press 2 to connect with a mental health professional immediately.
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Dining cash/points/flex operations schedule

12:00 AM 11:59 PM

If you need food and you either don't have a meal plan or need food outside of the dining hall meal times, check out this schedule for a full list of campus dining locations and hours!
FALL 2018 Start up.doc Download Link
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Residence Hall Move-In

08:00 AM 02:00 PM First Year Neighborhoods

To minimize traffic congestion and parking issues, you should plan to check-in during your assigned staggered check in time. Arrival times are set up to help minimize traffic jams and parking problems. If you are unable to arrive during your designated time, you can request an exception on the Residence Life & Housing website. We encourage you to check in by 2 p.m. to provide enough time to settle in before evening events begin at 4 p.m.!

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Complimentary Move-In Day Refreshments

10:00 AM 03:00 PM Perkins Student Center, Scrounge; Pencader Dining Hall, lower entry

Stop by and rest at one of our complimentary Move-In Day refreshment stations in The Scrounge and the lower entry to Pencader Dining Hall, compliments of Auxilary Services.
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Food and Beverage

10:00 AM 03:00 PM George Read Complex; Perkins Student Center, Scrounge and Dunkin' Donuts

Eat Drink & Relax with us at our outdoor grills and beverage stations, located at George Read Complex. If you’re looking for a quick break, come enjoy a bite to eat or a refreshing beverage at Dunkin Donuts and The Scrounge.
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Bike Central Tent

10:00 AM 02:00 PM Perkins Student Center, patio

Register your bike for riding around campus, pick up safety materials and tips for navigating Newark, and get a free bicycle light!

Meet representatives from Newark Bike Project, BikeNewark and Parking Services and learn more about cycling on and around campus.
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Lunch

11:00 AM 02:00 PM Pencader, Russell, and Caesar Rodney Fresh Food Company dining halls

Come in and enjoy the first meal of your on-campus meal plan! Treat Mom, Dad and the rest of the family by using your guest passes. They’re always welcome!

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Family Send-Off

04:00 PM 05:00 PM Perkins Student Center, West Lounge

As your UD adventure begins, parents, siblings, grandparents, and special friends are invited to the Family Send-Off hosted by the Office of the Dean of Students. Your families will have the opportunity to meet staff from the Office of the Dean of Students and meet other families while enjoying an informal reception.

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Transfers

Residence Hall Building Meetings

05:00 PM 07:30 PM See schedule or RA for details

Travel with your floor to learn about important engagement opportunities and tips for a safe and successful year.

Activity
rotation schedule will be available here soon.

Building Meeting locations (check activity rotation for time):
Eliphalet Gilbert: Sharp Lab 131
George Read North: Smith 140
George Read South: Smith 120
Harrington A/B/C: Smith 130
Harrington D/E: Smith 130
South Academy 1/2: Smith 120
South Academy 3/4: Smith 120
Russell A/B/C: Smith 130
Russell D/E: Sharp Lab 130
Smyth: Sharp Lab 130
Ray Street: Ray Street C Lounge
James Smith: Sharp Lab 131
Louis Redding 1/2/3: Smith 140
Louis Redding 4/5: Smith 140
Lane: Sharp Lab 130
Thompson: Sharp Lab 130
Thomas McKean: Brown Lab 10

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On-Campus Students
Transfers

Meet & Eat Welcome Picnic

05:00 PM 08:00 PM The Green

Join your RA and community for an outdoor picnic on the Central Green. You can use this time to meet your fellow community members and recharge before Campus Breakout: The Preview of Perkins Live I Trabant Now!
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Activity Rotations

05:00 PM 08:30 PM

See the attached PDF for your personalized Saturday schedule:

Commuter and Transfer Students
South Academy Residents
George Read Residents
Redding Residents
Gilbert Residents
Harrington Residents
Russell Residents
Lane/Thompson/Smyth Residents
SatSun_rotations_8x11.pdf Download Link
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Welcome Home, Commuters and Transfers!

06:30 PM 09:00 PM Harrington Engagement Center

Kick-off your Blue Hen experience by meeting fellow incoming and current commuter and transfer students. Enjoy dinner and learn more about life at UD as a commuter or transfer student!

Free parking will be available in Perkins Garage.

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Campus Breakout: The Preview of Perkins Live | Trabant Now

08:30 PM 11:59 PM Perkins Student Center, Trabant University Center, and the Green south of Memorial Hall

At Campus Breakout: The Preview of Perkins Live | Trabant Now, you'll be able to explore the campus and connect with other new students through attending a variety of events including fun activities sponsored by the University Student Centers and Registered Student Organizations. All events are free!

Trabant Schedule:
8:00 p.m. Dance Party - Trabant Patio

8:30 p.m. Bamboo Novelty Giveaways, UDairy Ice Cream, Snacks and Free T-Shirt Giveaways! Dance Party and Acapella Performances! - Trabant Concourse

8:30 p.m. Comedian Jordain Fisher - Trabant Lounge - Enjoy some laughs with Comedian Jordain Fisher!

9:00 p.m. Hypnotist - Jeff Michaels - Trabant MPR - Want to try your hand at hypnosis!?! Come by to have your mind blown with hypnotist Jeff Michaels!

9:45 p.m. Quizzo Trivia - Trabant Lounge - Test your knowledge of music, movies and pop culture with this trivia program! Free Raffle drawings for Main Street Giftcards!

10:30 p.m. Magician - Brian Rudo Trabant MPR - Is it real or is it fake? Check out Magician Brian Rudo to see for yourself!

11:00 p.m. Head to the green for a giant silent dance party with the headphone disco! You can also enter your chance to win an AMAZON ECHO!!!

Perkins Schedule:
8:00 p.m. Dance Party - Perkins Patio

8:30p.m. Photo Dry Erase Boards, Free Food, T-Shirt Giveaways

8:30 p.m. LASER TAG - Bacchus Theater - Enjoy a night of fun with Laser Tag (multiple play options permitted) -

8:30 p.m. Classic Games and Board Games - East Lounge hang out with the Board Game Club and enjoy a night of game play

8:30 p.m. - Hen Zone - Enjoy Billiards, Table Tennis, Video Games in more at the Hen Zone!

8:30 p.m. UDairy Ice Cream and Tailgate Fun with the Outing Club! - Rodney Room

8:45 p.m. Quizzo Trivia - West Lounge - Test your knowledge of music, movies and pop culture with this trivia program! Free Raffle drawings for Main Street Giftcards!

9:00 p.m. THINKFAST Trivia Game Show - Scrounge - Test your music knowledge with ThinkFast and WVUD, win up to $200 in CASH!!!!!!

10:00 p.m.  Comedian Langston Kerman - West Lounge - Enjoy some laughs with Comedian Langston Kerman, from HBO’s hit show Insecure!

11:00 p.m. Head to the green for a giant silent dance party with the headphone disco! You can also enter your chance to win an AMAZON ECHO!!!

This event runs until 1 a.m.


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Breakout Map - Perkins.pdf Download Link
BREAKOUT MAP - TRABANT.pdf Download Link
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Dining cash/points/flex operations schedule

12:00 AM 11:59 PM

If you need food and you either don't have a meal plan or need food outside of the dining hall meal times, check out this schedule for a full list of campus dining locations and hours!
FALL 2018 Start up.doc Download Link
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Religious Services and Welcome Events during and beyond 1743

08:00 AM 08:00 PM

See the attached documents for a full schedule of religious services and welcome events during and beyond 1743 Welcome Days.
Daily Religious Services.docx Download Link
Religious Services & Welcome Events 2018.docx Download Link
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Brunch

10:00 AM 02:00 PM Pencader, Russell, and Caesar Rodney Fresh Food Company dining halls

Enjoy the first brunch of your campus meal plan. Chat and mingle with new friends.
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On-Campus Students
Transfers

Activity Rotations

10:00 AM 05:00 PM

See the attached PDF for your personalized Sunday schedule:

Commuter and Transfer Students
South Academy Residents
George Read Residents
Redding Residents
Gilbert Residents
Harrington Residents
Russell Residents
Lane/Thompson/Smyth Residents

SatSun_rotations_8x11.pdf Download Link
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We Are Blue Hens Debrief

12:30 PM 05:00 PM Outside of Trabant MPR and Mitchell Hall

Stop by the Resource Table outside the Theater after the performance to speak with a staff member from Student Wellness and Health Promotion if you would life to discuss any topic covered during the We Are Blue Hens program; talk about anything that moved you; or learn more about joining a community, making meaningful connections, finding where you belong, or learning how you can make a difference.

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Coffee & Conversation with Transfers and Commuters

02:00 PM 03:00 PM Brew HaHa

Join us at Brew HaHa and check out a favorite local spot while enjoying some coffee (or tea), snacks, and great conversation with other commuter and transfer students.

Free parking will be available in Trabant Garage.

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"Where's My Class?!" Tours

02:30 PM 05:00 PM The Green, north of Memorial Hall on the steps

Curious to find out where your classes will be held?! Bring a copy of your class schedule and a Welcome Ambassador will show you around!

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We Are Blue Hens

03:30 PM 04:30 PM Trabant University Center

Learn about the values, expectations and privileges associated with being a Blue Hen through the voices and stories of current students.

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Each One Reach One mentee orientation

04:30 PM 08:30 PM Perkins Student Center, Rodney Room

As a program participant, you will learn about the Each One Reach One (EORO) Mentoring Program and other services provided by the Center for Black Culture (CBC) to aid in your successful transition into the University of Delaware.

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Wellness Hour: Find What Moves You!

04:30 PM 06:00 PM Carpenter Sports Building / Little Bob

Explore the fitness, intramural, club sport, nutrition, and wellness programs offered on campus to help you live a healthy lifestyle!

Info on fitness, intramural and club sports, open recreation, nutrition, wellness tools, and more will be available. All event activities are free and include the following:
  •  Yoga and Zumba classes 
  • Coloring Stations
  • UD Crossfit Open House
  •  Open Basketball
  • Open Volleyball
  • Open Climb at the Rockwall
  • Snacks
  • Prize Raffles
  • Information tables
  • and more! 

This event is sponsored by UD Recreation, Food and Nutrition Education Lab, Student Life's Student Wellness and Health Promotion, and other health and wellness related groups on campus.

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Wellness Hour: Color Me Calm

04:30 PM 06:00 PM Carpenter Sports Building / Little Bob

Take some time to relax and unwind by coloring with other New Blue Hens and current UD students.

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Dinner

05:00 PM 07:30 PM Pencader, Russell, and Caesar Rodney Fresh Food Company dining halls

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Wellness Hour: 2nd annual Puppy Meet-And-Greet

06:00 PM 07:00 PM The Green, north of Memorial Hall

Back by popular demand! Drop by the North Green for a fun puppy meet-and-greet, offered in collaboration with UD's two puppy-raising organizations, Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) and the Puppy Raisers of UD (PRoUD).

Rain location: Trabant University Center Lounge

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Game of Life Plinko

06:30 PM 07:30 PM Perkins Student Center, Ewing Room

Come on down! Join us for this mash-up of the game show favorite "Plinko" with the "Game of Life!" Where will the chips fall and how will you react? A group of lucky participants will get a chance to Plinko for prizes!

Rated Mature 17+ due to realistic college scenarios.

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Commuter and Transfer Meetup & Dinner

06:30 PM 07:45 PM

Meet other commuters and transfers in Perkins Garage at 6:30 and enjoy a free dinner with OTP before the New Student VIP Party.

Free parking will be available in Perkins Garage.

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Residence Life & Housing Involvement Fairs

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Residential Complexes

Join your residence hall staff to learn more about the involvement opportunities within your residence hall!

Look for advertisement on your floor or talk to your RA for your specific location!

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New Student VIP Party

07:00 PM 08:15 PM Barnes & Noble UD Bookstore

A party for our newest Blue Hens. The Bookstore in conjunction with other other main street vendors welcome you to join us for food, games, and deals! Try Duck donuts, UDairy Creamery, and other Main Streets treats! Take some photos with your new friends in our photo booth!

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GameDay 101 with the Fightin' Blue Hens

08:30 PM 10:30 PM South Campus, Athletics Complex

Join us for Gameday 101 with the Fightin’ Blue Hens on Sunday night, August 26 at the Athletics Complex to learn all there is to know about Blue Hens' spirit and traditions. The evening will include tailgating fun, food and giveaways, the taking of your class picture and a pep rally where you and your classmates will learn everything you need to know before the football season kicks off! Transportation will be provided. See you there!

Buses will be picking up at Christiana Commons on North Campus, Perkins Student Center on East Campus, and by the UD Bookstore. 

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Hen Zone

09:30 PM 11:59 PM Perkins Student Center, Hen Zone (lower level)

Gather in the Hen Zone to play board games, Wii, Xbox, Playstation, air hockey, billiards, chess, foosball, table tennis, and much more!

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Late Night Cosmic Skate

10:00 PM 11:59 PM Fred Rust Ice Arena

Enjoy new friends and even more fun after Game Day 101 with Cosmic Skate at the UD Fred Rust Ice Arena! Skate cost will be covered for this event and if skating isn't for you, there are plenty of spaces to relax and watch too! Check out all South Campus has to offer Blue Hens!

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Dining cash/points/flex operations schedule

12:00 AM 11:59 PM

If you need food and you either don't have a meal plan or need food outside of the dining hall meal times, check out this schedule for a full list of campus dining locations and hours!
FALL 2018 Start up.doc Download Link
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On-Campus Students
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Academic Orientations

08:00 AM 12:00 PM Various

What will classes be like? Who is my advisor? Who are my faculty? Find answers to these questions and much more as you begin to learn about your academic expectations as a college student at UD! All new students are required to attend their academic orientation.

Your major's orientation schedule can be found on the attached PDF.

1743_2018AcadOrientationLocations(1).pdf Download Link
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Access:Ability Scholars Lunch & Welcome Session

12:00 PM 12:45 PM Willard Hall, 116

Join the inaugural cohort of Access:Ability Scholars for lunch and a brief program orientation. Get acquainted with peer mentors and other Scholars, and receive your recognition gift. Required.

For Access:Ability Scholars only.

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First Year Seminar (FYS) Meetings (UNIV101 only)

01:00 PM 02:00 PM Various

If you are registered for a University 101 course, your first required FYS class meeting will be with your peer mentor from 1 to 2 p.m. Students will be oriented to the course. UNIV 101 sections will meet at the locations denoted below which do not correspond to the classroom where your FYS will meet during the semester.

Please note that if you are in a non-UNIV 101 FYS, you will not be meeting with your FYS during this time. Please consult your academic schedule to know whether you are enrolled in a UNIV 101 FYS. If a course using the designation “UNIV 101” appears on your schedule, then you will be required to attend this class meeting.

See the attached document for your section number or faculty member name to find your meeting location!

Meet&Greet classrooms 18F.pdf Download Link
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Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Welcome Reception

02:00 PM 03:15 PM Perkins Student Center, West Lounge

The Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Welcome is designed to embrace new students to the University of Delaware campus community. This welcome reception will give students an opportunity to gather, mingle, and meet Asian and Pacific Islander student organization(s), staff, and faculty who are connected to this population, and area of interest, on campus. Come enjoy light refreshments, fun giveaways, new connections, and good conversation!

Please note the location change to West Lounge.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life at UD: Transfer Edition

02:00 PM 02:45 PM Wolf Hall, 100

What's the deal with being a transfer student and being in a fraternity or a sorority? Check out this session to learn how to bring those two things together!

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First Day

02:30 PM 03:30 PM Morris Library

Join representatives of the Office of Academic Enrichment for a look at how you can hit the ground running as a student at UD. We’ll help you make sure that you feel in control of the new classroom environment: while it will look very familiar, there are a lot of hidden assumptions (yours and your professors’) that could create some unwanted surprises down the road. Find out before you get to that first test!

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Blue Hen Leadership Program Open House

03:00 PM 05:00 PM Trabant University Center, Room 157A

The University Student Centers' Blue Hen Leadership Program builds your resume through opportunities to learn about and experience leadership in a variety of ways. Recognized as a National Outstanding Leadership Program, BHLP is a 4-tiered experience that includes workshops, retreats, domestic and international service trips, internship experiences, national leadership conferences and a ton of fun! Come and learn first hand from some of our current participants why you can truly transform your UD experience through BHLP!

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Why, When, Where & How to Study Abroad

03:00 PM 03:45 PM Smith Hall, 140

The University of Delaware was the first U.S. college to send students abroad back in 1923. And now, 95 years later, UD is still a global leader with opportunities to study on six continents. Come to this session to find out how you can be one of the 1,400 students who will discover the world on a UD global studies program this year.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life at UD

03:00 PM 03:45 PM Wolf Hall, 100

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Are you looking to get involved, make connections with fellow students, and create a support system on campus? Attend this session to learn about the fraternity and sorority community at UD, which is comprised of over 4000 students in over 45 inter/national chapters. The fraternity and sorority community prides itself on academic achievement, philanthropic success, giving back to the community, and providing leadership development opportunities. Students and staff will discuss the chapters and councils on campus, how to join, and what to expect as a member of a chapter.

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Academic Jump Start Resource Fair

03:30 PM 04:15 PM Morris Library

Please join us at this information fair to learn about the many offices at UD that are here to assist you as you pursue your academic goals. Find out where to go for resources and support from the folks who provide them!

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Lavender Welcome Reception

03:30 PM 04:45 PM Perkins Student Center, West Lounge

The Lavender Welcome Reception is designed to invite new students to explore the LGBTQ+ campus community at the University of Delaware. Students will have the opportunity to gather, mingle, and meet LGBTQ+ student organization(s), staff, and faculty, who are connected to this population, and area of interest, on campus. Come enjoy light refreshments, fun giveaways, new friends, and good conversation!

Please note the location change to West Lounge.

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Transfers

Recovery at UD: Coffee with the Collegiate Recovery Community

04:00 PM 05:30 PM 231 South College Avenue, Student Wellness & Health Promotion

Are you a student in recovery from drug/alcohol use? Do you have a close friend or family member in recovery or active struggling with a substance use disorder? Are you wondering what college might be like as a person in recovery? Come meet us for coffee and snacks to learn more!

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Meet the Transfer Services Coordinator

04:00 PM 05:30 PM University Visitors Center, Presentation Room

Come to the University Visitors Center for an informal meet-and-greet with UD Transfer Services Coordinator, Brian Posthauer. In his role he provides support to transfer students at all stages of their UD experience. Stop by to meet Brian, ask questions, and enjoy some Insomnia Cookies.

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Fraternity & Sorority Life at UD

04:00 PM 04:45 PM Wolf Hall, 100

Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Are you looking to get involved, make connections with fellow students, and create a support system on campus? Attend this session to learn about the fraternity and sorority community at UD, which is comprised of over 4000 students in over 45 inter/national chapters. The fraternity and sorority community prides itself on academic achievement, philanthropic success, giving back to the community, and providing leadership development opportunities. Students and staff will discuss the chapters and councils on campus, how to join, and what to expect as a member of a chapter.

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Delaware Innovation Fellows: Welcome Session and Dinner

04:30 PM 05:45 PM 132 East Delaware Avenue, Suite 100, Venture Development Center

Meet the Delaware Innovation Fellows in your cohort who represent all colleges and plan to pursue 28+ different majors while cultivating their entrepreneurial skill set during their time at UD. DIF participation requirements and supplemental opportunities will be shared while you enjoy dinner and explore the Venture Development Center. Required.

For Delaware Innovation Fellows only.

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Marketing Majors Welcome

05:00 PM 07:00 PM Lerner Hall, Atrium

Whether you're a Marketing major, considering a Marketing major, or just interested in the marketing world, come join the Blue Hen Marketing Club for our annual Freshman Dinner. Meet other new marketing students, current marketing students, and marketing faculty in a fun social environment. Learn about the curriculum and careers in marketing, get advice from current students, and find out how you can become involved in the Blue Hen Marketing Club, a registered student organization that plans trips, guest speakers and networking events for undergraduate students. Food will be provided, and you can leave the event in time to make it to the Twilight Induction Ceremony!

http://www.bhmarketingclub.com/

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First Generation Welcome Reception

05:00 PM 06:15 PM Perkins Student Center, West Lounge

Come and network with other 1st Generation students, faculty, and staff and jumpstart your UD experience in community!

The First Generation Student Welcome reception is designed to welcome new students to the University of Delaware community. At this event you will connect with other students who are the first in their family to attend college, as well as faculty and staff. Learn about the We’re First Registered Student Organization, and get an overview of campus resources to help you succeed on campus. Come enjoy light refreshments, fun giveaways, new friends, and good conversation. We are thrilled to have you on campus and can't wait to connect!

Please note the location change to West Lounge.

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Commuter & Transfer 101

05:30 PM 06:30 PM Trabant University Center, Lounge

Commuter and Transfer students are invited to join us for dinner before the Twilight Induction Ceremony and for the opportunity to ask questions of their peers who have successfully navigated life at UD as a commuter or transfer student.

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Twilight Induction Ceremony

07:00 PM 08:00 PM The Green, south of Memorial Hall

Gather with your fellow classmates to be formally welcomed into the Blue Hen Family. President Assanis, Provost Morgan, and prominent faculty and student leaders will welcome you and encourage you to reflect on what it means to be a Blue Hen. All students are encouraged to wear UD spirit gear!

Gather on the green to be seated no later than 7 p.m.

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Acamation

08:30 PM 09:30 PM Smith Halll, 120

If you love singing or watching others sing, come listen to all 9 of UD's incredibly talented a cappella groups perform at UD A Cappella's Acamation Night! Each group will perform one song, provide you with information about where and when they are holding auditions, and give you a sense of what the UD A Cappella community is all about! This event is free and open to all UD students.

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Ask Me Tents

07:30 AM 03:00 PM various

Stop by and visit one of our 4 Ask Me Tent locations to ask questions, get directions, pick up a snack, or even meet some surprise UD celebrities!

Ask Me Tent locations:
Caesar Rodney/Perkins Student Center, crosswalk;
Delaware Ave/The Green, crosswalk;
Mentor's Circle;
Trabant University Center, patio

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Club Sports Activity Night

06:00 PM 08:00 PM Carpenter Sports Building / Little Bob, Gym 1

Club Sports has over 35 competitive and active clubs. Come out and meet representatives from each club to find out more information including when and how to try out. Find what moves you.

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Quizzo

07:00 PM 08:00 PM Perkins Student Center, West Lounge

Come to Quizzo every Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Perkins West Lounge for trivia, snacks, and cool prizes! With different themes every week, Quizzo is a great way to test your trivia knowledge while hanging out with friends and getting to know different organizations around campus.

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Fall Activities Night

06:30 PM 09:00 PM Perkins Student Center, Trabant University Center

There are over 400 Registered Student Organizations on campus and tonight more than 350 of them will have information tables set up in the two student centers: Perkins and Trabant, so make sure to stop by both locations. For more information about all opportunities to get involved, check out Student Central, studentcentral.udel.edu!

See attached for a map of where each group type will be.

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Delaware Football vs. Rhode Island

03:00 PM 10:00 PM Delaware Stadium

Come check out the new student tailgate space – The Barn – prior to the football home opener. The Barn includes games, DJ and food and drink available for purchase. The Delaware Football team is ranked no. 13 in the 2018 Athlon preseason poll. You don’t want to miss your first game as a Blue Hen!

Kick-off is at 7 p.m.

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.


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Latino/x Student Welcome

05:30 PM 07:30 PM Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Room A/B

This event is intended for all Latino/x students to learn about the Latino/x community and various support resources at UD while engaging with faculty, staff, and students.

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International Coffee Hour

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Trabant University Center, Food Court

Enjoy coffee, tea and conversation with UD's international student community every Friday during the semester from 4-6 p.m. in Trabant, brought to you by the Office for International Students and Scholars, Division of Student Life and Dining Services!
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Delaware Field Hockey vs. St. Joseph's

06:00 PM 08:00 PM Rullo Stadium

Come out and support Delaware Field Hockey - the 2016 NCAA National Champions!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Delaware Soccer (W) vs. Lafayette

07:00 PM 09:00 PM Grant Stadium

Come support the Delaware women's soccer team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Perkins Live

10:00 PM 11:59 PM Perkins Student Center

For 11 Fridays this Fall, Perkins Student Center will be the home of Perkins Live, a free late night program open to all UD students. Perkins Live offers free food, giveaways, and games from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Friday nights. A special Perkins Live shuttle will be available.

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Grit 'N Wit Challenge

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Harrington Turf

Join us on Saturday, September 1 for the inaugural Grit ‘N Wit Challenge! Here you need brain and brawn to take on the mental and physical challenges.

HOW IT WORKS
: Sign up your team or as an individual! Teams can consist of up to 6 members. The team with the best time wins! Pre-registration is encouraged and the first 200 to register get a T-Shirt. Walkup registration is also available.

For more information, visit bluehens.com/gritnwit

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CPAB Block Party

02:00 PM 05:00 PM Trabant University Center, MPR

As part of the Cultural Programming Advisory Board (CPAB) Annual Ice Breaker Weekend, the Block Party serves as an opportunity to interact with the student community, learn about the various RSOs in the Black Leadership Council, and more. Enjoy activities, food, music, and entertainment.

Rain location: Trabant Multipurpose Room

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CPAB Ice Breaker Weekend

02:00 PM 05:00 PM various

This is an annual program at the beginning of the academic year. Ice Breaker Weekend includes the annual Block Party, which is followed by a welcome back event. This event is not only geared toward the Black student body but to the entire campus community. This serves as an introduction to campus life and the many cultural organizations and support offices that we have on campus.

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Delaware Soccer (M) vs. Seton Hall

07:00 PM 09:00 PM Grant Stadium

Come support your Delaware men's soccer team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Trabant Now: CPAB Late Night Party

11:00 PM 11:59 PM Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Room

The University Student Centers and Division of Student Life have teamed up with Registered Student Organizations to offer Saturday night programs for all UD students throughout the fall semester. Trabant Now programs will be held in the Multipurpose Room in Trabant University Center.

CPAB Late Night Party kicks off Trabant Now on September 1! Admission is $1.00 for UD first year students; $3.00 all other UD students; $5.00 for non-UD students. Must have college ID for entry. Doors close at 1 a.m.; event ends at 2 a.m.

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Religious services and welcome events beyond 1743

08:00 AM 08:00 PM

See the attached documents for a full schedule of religious services and welcome events during and beyond 1743 Welcome Days.
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Delaware Soccer (W) vs. UMass

01:00 PM 03:00 PM Grant Stadium

Come cheer on your Delaware women's soccer team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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On-Campus Students

Our UD: First Year Student Meeting (Required)

07:00 PM 08:00 PM See RA

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Study Abroad & Global Studies Fair

02:00 PM 04:00 PM Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Room A

Join the Institute for Global Studies and the Center for Global & Area Studies as they present a world of opportunities to explore the globe-- both on-campus and through UD study abroad programs. Venture through Trabant MPR A to speak to representatives from UD's study abroad programs and learn more about opportunities for scholarships. You'll also have the chance to meet faculty from UD's Area Studies majors & minors and to speak with the Delaware Diplomats Program, English Language Institute, Fulbright program, UDaB and more about additional ways to get engaged.

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Intramural Softball Tournament

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Online

Sign up by 9/5 for the Fall Intramural Softball Tournament. Grab your friends and your hall mates and sign up a team to compete in the week long softball tournament. Winners of the Competitive League win the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirt.

Registration is required. Registration information is available at bluehens.com/recreation. Registration opens 8/27 and closes 4 p.m. 9/5.

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Intramural NFL Pick'em

04:00 PM 04:00 PM Online

Think you know your Football? Sign up for the Intramural NFL Pick'em and prove it. The winner will get the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirt.

Registration is required. Registration information is available at bluehens.com/recreation. Registration opens 8/27 and closes 4 p.m. 9/5.

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All Recovery Yoga Kick-Off and CRC Luminary Night

07:00 PM 09:00 PM The Green, central

Celebrate National Recovery Month by joining us for All Recovery Yoga's kick-off event on the Green! This will be followed by Luminary night to remember those we have lost to the disease of addiction. Bring a mat or borrow one that night and join us for All Recovery Yoga!

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Delaware Soccer (M) vs. Princeton

07:03 PM 09:00 PM Grant Stadium

Come support your Delaware men's soccer team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Meet the Firms

05:00 PM 07:30 PM Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Room

Meet the Firms is designed to help employers interact with undergraduate and graduate students from all majors and degrees pursuing full-time positions and internships in financial services, banking, accounting and information systems.

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Meet the Greeks

07:00 PM 11:00 PM Purnell, 115

Meet the Greeks is the chance for University of Delaware students to learn about the different multicultural fraternities and sororities that are offered at UD. Each organization will provide information on their history and current standings at the University and answer any questions students may have.

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#BlueHenFridays Fall Kick-Off

11:00 AM 03:00 PM The Green, north of Memorial Hall

Join us on the Green for the Blue Hen Fridays kick-off and enjoy food, games, music, giveaways and more! Be sure to show your spirit and wear blue and gold this and every Friday! #BlueHenFridays

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Delaware Volleyball vs. Marist

12:30 PM 02:00 PM Bob Carpenter Center

Come support your Delaware volleyball team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Honors New Student Kick-Off

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Trabant University Center, Multipurpose Room

New Honors students gather to make their first connections in the program.

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International Coffee Hour

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Trabant University Center

Enjoy coffee, tea and conversation with UD's international student community every Friday during the semester from 4-6 p.m. in Trabant, brought to you by the Office for International Students and Scholars, Division of Student Life and Dining Services!
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Delaware Volleyball vs. Grand Canyon

06:30 PM 08:00 PM Bob Carpenter Center

Come support your Delaware volleyball team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic events is free with UD student ID.

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Fit Fest

10:00 AM 01:00 PM Carpenter Sports Building / Little Bob, Gym 1

UD students are invited to free fitness classes (yoga, Pilates, Bodypump, karate, boxing and cycle), CrossFit open house, snacks and body fat testing. Shirts will be awarded to the first 50 participants each hour. See bluehens.com/recreation for specific schedule of classes and events.

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Delaware Football vs. Lafayette

11:30 AM 06:30 PM Delaware Stadium

Come check out The Barn (student tailgating space) and cheer on Delaware Football!

Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m.

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Delaware Volleyball vs. Columbia

12:30 PM 02:00 PM Bob Carpenter Center

Come support your Delaware Volleyball team!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Religious services and welcome events beyond 1743

08:00 AM 08:00 PM

See the attached documents for a full schedule of religious services and welcome events during and beyond 1743 Welcome Days.
Daily Religious Services.docx Download Link
Religious Services & Welcome Events 2018.docx Download Link
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Intramural Battleship

01:00 PM 05:00 PM UD Outdoor Pool

UD Intramurals brings one of your favorite childhood games to life. The rules are simple: sink your opponent's boat and keep yours afloat. The last boat floating wins victory and the coveted intramural champion shirt.

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Intramural Flag Football League

04:00 PM 04:00 PM online

4th and inches; do you have what it takes? Sign up by 9/12 for the Flag Football League. Grab your friends and your hall mates and sign up a team to compete in the Flag Football League. Winners of the Competitive League win the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirt.

Registration is required. Registration information is available at bluehens.com/recreation. Registration opens 8/27 and closes 4 p.m. 9/12.

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Intramural Dodgeball Tournament

04:00 PM 04:00 PM online

Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge. Sign up by 9/12 for the Dodgeball Tournament. Grab your friends and your hall mates and sign up a team to compete in the Dodgeball tournament. Winners of the Competitive League win the coveted Intramural Champion T-Shirt.

Registration is required. Registration information is available at bluehens.com/recreation. Registration opens 8/27 and closes 4 p.m. 9/12.

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Fall Career & Internship Fairs

03:00 PM 06:30 PM Carpenter Sports Building / Little Bob

Two fairs - one day! The Engineering, Science & Technology Fair and the All Majors Fair — both at The Little Bob — will connect you with 200+ employers hiring students for full-time, part-time and internship opportunities across an array of industries, disciplines and majors. Bring multiple copies of a professional resume. Stop by in between classes or stay all afternoon. NO suits required – come as you are! Schedule:
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Seniors and Grad Student Only Power Half Hour – Get early access to your top employers!
3:30 – 6:30 p.m.: Engineering, Science & Technology Fair and All Majors Fair for all students and alumni

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International Coffee Hour

04:00 PM 06:00 PM Trabant University Center

Enjoy coffee, tea and conversation with UD's international student community every Friday during the semester from 4-6 p.m. in Trabant, brought to you by the Office for International Students and Scholars, Division of Student Life and Dining Services!
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Delaware Field Hockey vs. Richmond

07:00 PM 09:00 PM Rullo Stadium

Come support your Delaware Field Hockey team - the 2016 NCAA National Champions!

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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Delaware Football vs. Cornell

11:30 AM 06:30 PM Delaware Stadium

Check out The Barn (student tailgating space) and cheer on Delaware Football! This is our annual UDance game as well. Wear Gold!

Kick-off is at 3:30 p.m.

Admission to all regularly scheduled Athletic games is free with UD student ID.

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