8 Reasons Spring Semester At UD Is The Best
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8 Reasons Spring Semester At UD Is The Best

We may have a long winter break but we have a lot to look forward to.

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The University of Delaware has one of the longest winter breaks of any other college. We are still on break for weeks after most of our friends from home go back to their schools. Even though we have this excruciatingly long winter break and most of your friends are probably abroad, spring semester at UD is the best.

1. Snow Days

February brings the potential for snow, and who doesn’t love a snow day or two? You can bet there will be a snow dage or two but nothing beats snuggling up with some hot cocoa and a movie.


2. Spring Recruitment

Shout out to all of the Greek organizations! Both sororities and fraternities have recruitment in the spring and it's so fun to go through recruitment on either side. You make so many new friends through recruitment and it's an awesome experience!

3. St. Patty's Day

March brings St. Patrick’s Day, which is a big holiday for UD students, no matter if you’re Irish or not. So many people go out to celebrate, making the streets of Newark look as crowded as New Orleans during Mardi Gras.

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4. Spring Break

Spring break is the week in March that everyone looks forward to. Whether you’re going on vacation with your friends, attending a University of Delaware alternative break program (UDaB) or just relaxing, spring break is a taste of what’s to come over the summer.


5. The Green

Warmer weather means people will flock to the Green to eat lunch, do homework or relax. If you’re lucky, the UDairy ice cream truck will be parked on the Green. Spring weather brings out the best in the trees and flowers surrounding the Green making it the prettiest spot on campus.


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6. Eating outside on Main Street

There is nothing I love more than sitting outside of Klondike Kate’s and sharing nachos with my friends. There are so many good restaurants on Main Street and once the weather gets warm, everyone sits outside.


7. The approach of MDW

Every Monday that passes means we’re getting closer to Memorial Day weekend. MDW is the kickoff to summer and means a weekend full of friends, sunshine and fun. Spring semester always seems to go by faster than fall semester meaning MDW isn’t far away.

8. UDance

All year different types of organizations and groups come together to fund-raise for UDance. UDance is a dance marathon event in the spring that aims to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. It’s the University of Delaware’s largest student-run philanthropy and students help to raise thousands of dollars. Personally, this is one of my favorite events of the spring semester.



As you can see, there are many reasons that UD students think spring semester is the best. After a long, cold winter we look forward to being warm again.

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