Student Resources

Make the most of your time at UD!

There are many ways for you to get involved in the Classics Department and in the wide world of Classics. In this section of the website, you can find information about the UD Classics Club and about UD's chapter of Eta Sigma Phi (the Classics honor society). In our Study Abroad & Field Schools section, you can explore Classics-related opportunities. You can also look into our Scholarships & Funding page to find out ways of covering program expenses.

Our Advice for Majors section offers tips on how to make the most of your time at UD and how to prepare for life after UD (since it is never too soon to start thinking about the future). And our Conferences page tells you all about presenting at an academic conference.

Finally, check out Websites, Apps & Study Tools for educational and fun Classics-related resources.

 

 

Background photo: Athens from the Acropolis © 2016 by Isabella Villanueva, BA '18

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