University of Delaware Specialty License Plates!

Official University of Delaware specialty license plates are available in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. There is a one-time cost of $75 per plate, which is used to cover the state registration fee and support Alumni Association scholarships and programs. The current state registration fees are $10 for Delaware, $25 for Maryland, $50 for New Jersey and $20 for Pennsylvania.

UD License Plate Contest

If you already have a UD specialty license plate, you can win a prize in the UD License Plate Hunt! Take a photo of yourself with your UD license plate and email it to along with your name and address. We will post your photo to the UD Alumni Relations online photo album at and you will win a prize from Alumni Relations!
If you don’t have a University of Delaware license plate, but you have a UD-themed vanity plate, email a photo of the tag to and we’ll send you a UD prize.


Nicholas Ford, the grandson of Robert Cooke '72, with a Joe Flacco jersey and UD license plate MD0005.



State of Delaware

The State of Delaware plates allow up to four numbers with no leading zeros and only numbers are permitted. Select your license plate number from those available by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations or (302) 831-2341.

States of Maryland and New Jersey

Hard-copy applications must be requested through the Office of Alumni Relations for Maryland and New Jersey. Submit your request along with your mailing address to Alumni Relations . Plate numbers for Maryland and New Jersey are assigned sequentially.

State of Pennsylvania

The State of Pennsylvania plate numbers are assigned sequentially.

Applications are available as PDF files and require Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or higher.

No plate in your state? If a UD plate is not available in your state you can still show your Blue Hen pride. The UD Bookstore offers alumni license plate frames.