Volunteer with your regional Alumni Club
Alumni can participate in community service events through their local Alumni Club. Contact the Club near you for more information.
Volunteer with the UD Alumni Association
The UD Alumni Association is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. Volunteers are always needed to serve on the board, serve on committees as members-at-large, and participate in our programs and services.
Volunteer for Class Reunions
As you approach your 50, 25, 20, 15, 10, or 5-year reunion, consider being a part of the planning with your fellow classmates! Each year on Newark campus, reunion events are held during Alumni Weekend, which takes place the first weekend after Spring Commencement (around the end of May / beginning of June). If you would like to help plan your reunion, contact us at (302) 831-2341 or email UDfirstname.lastname@example.org.
Be a VAST volunteer
Share your love of Delaware as a Volunteer Admissions Support Team (VAST) member. Recruit new students at college fairs and high schools in your area. Call the Admissions Office at (302) 831-8125 or visit the VAST website for more information.
Be a Blue Hen Helper
Formerly called the Arrival Survival Team, Blue Hen Helpers greet incoming freshmen and assist them and their families with moving into the residence halls at the start of each Fall semester (usually the end of August). Alumni are encouraged to volunteer as Blue Hen Helpers by calling (302) 831-8423 or signing up online. Read more about becoming a Blue Hen Helper on UDaily.
There are several mentoring opportunities available for alumni who wish to help aid and further the nascent careers of students and young alumni.
1. Administered by the Career Services Center, the Alumni Mentor Program gives students and alumni the opportunity to share important career information. Students benefit from interacting with professionals who share their career interest and alumni gain satisfaction from sharing their valuable insights.
2. Mentor a student in collaboration with the Office of Economic Innovation and Partnerships (OEIP). If you are entrepreneurial in spirit and possess good coaching and communications skills, the OEIP wants you to mentor UD entrepreneurs and their ventures. If you are interested, contact Cyndi McLaughlin, OEIP Manager, at email@example.com or 302-831-7140.