March 3-4, 2023
Friday, March 3, 2023
|9:30 a.m.||Delaware Days Check-in
Prospective students will meet their current student ambassador and light refreshments will be offered. Each prospective student will be assigned a current student to welcome them and help them navigate the day.
|The Tower Atrium at STAR
100 Discovery Blvd., Newark DE 19713
|10:00 a.m.||Welcome and Opening Remarks
Dr. Gary Henry, Dean
Starting at 10:00, you will learn about UD and the College of Education and Human Development and what makes us special.
|The Tower Audion at STAR
Zoom option and recording
|10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.||Poster Session presentations by faculty, current students and affiliated research centers
In this session, you’ll learn more about current research projects and collaborations between faculty and students.
|The Tower Atrium at STAR|
|11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.||Buffet lunch with faculty, research center staff and students followed by research presentations from faculty/student teams
The Tower Audion at STARZoom option and recording: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
|1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.||Transportation to Willard Hall (EDUC and ESRM programs) or Alison Hall West (HDFS program)||Shuttle provided from STAR Campus|
|1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Meetings with advisor, program faculty, specialization area, individual faculty and funding match opportunities.
Your program area will provide you with an agenda for this portion of the day. During this block, you’ll learn more about the faculty and students in your program area or specialization and meet one-on-one with faculty who teach or conduct research in your area.
|SOE: Willard Hall Education Building
HDFS: Alison Hall West
Zoom options and/or recording may vary by program or specialization.
|1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.||Hospitality room will be available for refreshments or a spot for downtime between meetings||207 Willard Hall
220 Alison Hall West
|4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.||Return to UD Courtyard Marriott when meetings are complete||UD Courtyard Marriott|
|5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.||Travel to Dinner||Shuttle provided from Courtyard Marriott|
|6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.||Dinner at Deer Park Tavern||Deer Park Tavern
108 W Main Street, Newark, DE 19711
|8:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.||Return to UD Courtyard Marriott||Shuttle provided from Deer Park Tavern|
|9:15 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.||Optional social wind-down with student ambassadors||UD Courtyard Marriott Lounge|
Saturday, March 4, 2023
|9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.||Brunch and panel with current graduate students||UD Courtyard Marriott
Zoom option, not recorded
|11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.||Optional campus tour|
|12:30 p.m.||Airport shuttle pick up at Courtyard Marriott|
Faculty & Staff
University of Delaware Campus
Explore the University of Delaware through this virtual campus tour video. You’ll get a feel for our campus space, academic buildings, residence halls, student centers and other facilities.
Downtown Newark, DE
According to Best Value Schools’ 30 Most Charming College Town Main Streets, “it’s no wonder students at the University of Delaware love to hang out in Newark’s downtown — it’s home to one of the most charming college town main streets in America. Besides the usual collection of salons, shops, and antique stores, downtown Newark has an impressive collection of diverse ethnic restaurants.”