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WilmU Stands with You

Essential workers during the COVID crisis


The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused each of us to face a significant amount of abrupt change, forcing us all to adapt quickly. While individuals, families and organizations work to navigate a landscape that seems to change daily, Wilmington University is committed to supporting all members of our community—our students and faculty, the frontline workers, and everyone sheltering at home.

At WilmU, we take very seriously our institutional value of CARING. As an institution, we will actively care for our community by doing our best to stop the spread of COVID-19, by sharing knowledge and resources wherever possible, by continuing our academic programs safely and 100 percent online, and by innovating new programs that prepare students to succeed in a post-corona virus world and marketplace. We hope you will join us in these efforts.

We will meet these challenges together. WilmU stands with you.

Wilmington University stands with:

Health care workers who are saving lives and changing history, many of whom are WilmU students, alumni and faculty.

Our fellow educators who are breaking new ground in delivering online learning to the nation’s students.

First responders and civil servants who show up every day to protect and serve.

Individuals in food service, supply chain, cleaning services, and all who are setting comfort aside to do essential work.

Those of you at home doing your best to contain the spread and protect your neighbors.

Our WilmU students who have shown tremendous adaptability in shifting all studies 100% online.

Here to Support You Today and Tomorrow

Wilmington University remains steadfast in our mission to provide broad access to affordable higher education to all who seek it. The University is fully operational with all coursework being completed 100 percent online. Operational updates can be found here.

We are proud of how our students and staff have risen to the occasion to not only continue their academic pursuits but also support the broader community in the wake of COVID-19.

As the national situation evolves, WilmU will continue to seek new ways to offer the support our students and community members need. Check this blog often for resources you may call upon or efforts you may join.

Stopping the Spread

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WilmU is committed to keeping our community safe through compliance with all CDC-, State of Delaware-, and State of New Jersey-recommended measures for virus containment and safety of the general public. All WilmU Operational updates can be found here.

  • All WilmU physical locations are closed until statewide restrictions are lifted.
  • All face-to-face coursework was converted to online format on March 16, 2020.
  • WilmU staff is fully operational, working remotely, as of March 17, 2020.
  • All University events have been cancelled or delayed.
  • Spring 2020 Commencement has been rescheduled for October 25, 2020.

Sharing Resources

Protective medical equipment such as mask and gloves

Wilmington University faculty and staff have been innovating to share relevant knowledge and resources with the community in light of COVID-19.

  • WilmU’s College of Arts & Sciences was pleased to donate gloves, surgical masks and cleaning wipes from our science programs to Christiana Hospital.
  • The College of Health Professions has been holding weekly Town Hall Meetings via Zoom to keep students and alumni informed on local, regional, and national public health updates; nursing accreditation and certification national updates; the associated impact on WilmU programs; curricular revisions in response to the pandemic; and, most importantly, personal and professional impact of COVID-19. Learn more.
  • The WilmU Library is here for you! The Library remains ready to support faculty and students with a variety of resources and services that are readily accessible online. Visit Your Online WilmU Library.

Helpful Links

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