2.3 Academic Units & University‐wide Offices
There are seven colleges in the University that administer academic degree programs. Six of the seven colleges (Agriculture and Natural Resources; Arts and Sciences; Business and Economics; Engineering; Health Sciences; Education and Human Development; and Earth, Ocean and Environment) offer both undergraduate and graduate degrees.
Colleges are organized by schools, departments, institutes and centers.
|Department of Animal and Food Sciences||Department of Plant and Soil Sciences|
|Agricultural Experiment Station|
|Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology||Cooperative Extension System|
|Department of Applied Economics and Statistics|
|Department of Physical Therapy||School of Nursing|
|Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences||Department of Kinesiology & Applied Physiology|
|Department of Behavioral Health & Nutrition|
|Center for Disabilities Studies||Delaware Center for Teacher Education|
|Delaware Education R&D Center||Department of Human Development and Family Sciences|
|English Language Institute||Mathematics & Science Education Resource Center|
|School of Education|
|School of Marine Science Policy||Marine Bioscience|
|Physical Ocean Science & Engineering|
The Delaware Biotechnology Institute is a multidisciplinary, state of the art center engaged in research, education and economic development. The Institute, which is a unit of the University of Delaware, represents a partnership among the State's academic institutions, the State of Delaware, and representatives of the private sector.
The University Library includes the Hugh M. Morris Library and four branch libraries. The library collections parallel the University’s academic interests and support all disciplines.
The Office of Undergraduate Studies integrates University-wide undergraduate programs and enhances programs, curricula and resources associated with the major components of the Delaware undergraduate signature experience. It is composed of the following units: Honors Program, University Advisement Center, Center for Teaching Effectiveness, the Undergraduate Research Program, the Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, and the Freshman Year Experience which is part of the general education initiative.
The Office of Graduate Studies coordinates the admission and policy administration for all graduate students at the University. The Foreign Students and Scholars Services office is part of the Office of Graduate Studies and provides assistance to all international visitors and students to the University.
The Center for International Studies promotes study abroad programs and interdisciplinary international research and curriculum development, serving as an advocate for international activities, events, and awareness at the University.
The Division of Professional and Continuing Studies extends the University’s academic resources throughout the state and beyond through credit courses, certificate programs, non-degree short courses, public lectures, distance learning, academy of lifelong learning, program development, and conferences.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions coordinates the recruitment and admission of undergraduate students at the University. Additionally, it provides assistance to the students through the Office of the Registrar, Office of Financial Aid and Academic Services Center.
The Division of Student Life through the efforts of its various departments including Residence Life, Career Services, Counseling and Student Development, University and Student Centers, Students Health Services, Student Services for Athletes, and Campus Life Officeprovides a broad range of programs, activities, facilities, and services to enhance the campus environment.
The Office of Information Technologies which includes Users Services; Media Services;Network and Systems Services; System Security , Access and Help Services; and Management Information Services provides computing services and support to faculty, staff and students at the University.
The Office of Women's Affairs advocates for women and promotes awareness and understanding of issues that impact directly on women faculty, staff, and students.
The Office of the ADA (Disability Services) is the designated office that determines eligibility for services, determines reasonable accommodation and develops plans for the provision of such accommodation for students, faculty and staff with a disability.