Graduate Student Support
Graduate Student Support
As a graduate student in the UD College of Engineering, you can expand your horizons or dive deep into an area of interest. Best of all, you will have access to a wide array of resources built to help you succeed on your journey.
Graduate Student Life Handbook
This handbook, written by and for College of Engineering graduate students, contains helpful advice, links to academic resources, and other useful information about graduate life at UD.
Department Handbooks and/or Program Policy Documents
Each department has a document that summarizes the program policies and requirements for that department.
- Orientation from the Graduate College
- Course Search
- Dissertation Boot Camp
- Dissertation Defense Cert.
- Graduation: A Step-by-Step Guide
- Graduation & Diplomas
- Register for Courses
- Transcripts – Unofficial
- Transcripts – Official
- Recommendation for Doctoral Candidacy form (qualifying exam)
- Writing center workshops
- UD’s Official Coronavirus website: https://www.udel.edu/home/coronavirus/
- Coronavirus Information from UD’s Graduate College: https://grad.udel.edu/about/covid-19-update-for-grad-students/
- Coronavirus information from UD’s Office of International Students and Scholars: http://www1.udel.edu/oiss/about/announcements_coronavirus
- Coronavirus information from UD’s Research Office: https://research.udel.edu/coronavirus/
- Grad Student Finances
- My Finances
- Graduate Payroll Deduction Form (funded students only)
- Reporting Credits (if submitting the Grad Payroll Deduction form)
- View your Pay Stub
- Graduate College Travel Award
- Emergency Loans are available through the Financial Aid Office and the Graduate College
- Student Crisis Fund
- For off-campus housing options, check out Places4Students, an easy way to search for listings.
- The Dean of Students office is a great resource to talk through any questions you might have. You can also check their Off-Campus Housing webpage.
- The Mental Health Committee of the Graduate Student Government (GSG) presented a helpful list of resources in their Fall 2020 Mental Health Overview
- UD’s Center for Counseling and Student Development (CCSD) offers a broad range of services including individual short-term therapy, career counseling, group activities, culturally responsive services, psychiatric care, crisis support, and off-campus referral services.
- UD Helpline is available 24/7/365 to speak to a counselor anytime (302-831-1001). You will be connected with a counselor who is familiar with our campus community and local resources.
- Crisis Text Line (Available 24 hours a day) Students can text “UDTEXT”, or “STEVE” for students of color, to the phone number 741741 to connect with confidential text message support.
- Delaware State Mobile Crisis Unit (800-652-2929) will come out to do a health assessment, and provide transportation to a health facility if needed.
- Recommended virtual activities
Program Policy Documents
Each College of Engineering department has documentation approved by Faculty Senate that summarizes the program’s policies and requirements. Details should be referenced based on admit term / term of entry in the corresponding Graduate Catalog.
- Biomedical Engineering
- Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
- Civil and Environmental Engineering
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Materials Science and Engineering
- Mechanical Engineering