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You Belong Here

What makes UD special is you. As a small school with a deeply engaged and diverse community, your ideas, passions, and questions are important and valued. Here you'll find a welcoming atmosphere where people are excited to participate in everything UD offers, in the classroom and beyond.

22countries are represented by our diverse student body

30intramural sports teams for friendly competition

18NCAA Division-III teams to fire up your Spartan spirit

Our Community Values

Our commitment to the Christian faith drives the following principles and responsibilities that guide personal and community actions.



We value honesty and truthfulness in every aspect of campus life.

Worth of the Individual

We value the intrinsic worth of every individual in our community and seek to honor different opinions, attitudes, backgrounds, and beliefs.


We value intellectual, spiritual, and moral development and recognize the need for personal responsibility and responsible self-expression as we seek to become lifelong learners and be of service to the community.

Respect for Community Authority

We value our freedom, but we understand the need to exercise that freedom responsibly within the guidelines set forth by this community.

Respect for Property and Stewardship of the Campus Environment

We value the privilege of living together and understand that our responsibility as stewards of the community requires acting in ways that respect the property of others, the environment, and the future of this University.

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