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April 17, 2020
Due to recent events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, April Meet Us at the Tower will be hosted online. Registration for viritual sessions will open soon! 

Meet Us at the Tower, a phrase commonly used by UD students when meeting up with friends, provides admitted high school seniors a final opportunity to experience life as a UD student prior to the May 1 National Candidate Reply Deadline. During this event, you will hear about UD traditions and the Rome Program, experience campus and spiritual life, learn about various academic departments, sports and clubs, and interact with other high school seniors who are making the same decisions as you. We'll also help you sort through all the things that are on your mind: financial aid, on-campus housing and the value of a UD education. Parents are welcome to attend all events with the exception of dinner on Friday night and student panel.  During those events, alternative programs will be offered for parents and other guests. 

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