Eco Tip

Turn off lights when you leave a room. Turn off your computer and other electronics when you leave for the day.


The University of Delaware’s Environmental Portal is a central place for future and current students, faculty, staff and the public to connect to the many environmentally focused programs the University has to offer.

In the opening decade of the 21st century, the constraints imposed by a common planet have come to the forefront. The University of Delaware, with a strong history of environmental research and education, is positioned to help lead the way in developing technological, social, political, and cultural solutions to these challenges.

Here you will find connections to our top-notch academic programs for undergraduate and graduate students. You can also connect to environmental student clubs and organizations. If you are interested in the kinds of research taking place at UD, be sure to browse our Research and Centers pages. If you have questions or want additional information about what you discover here, click here to contact us.

  • Aug. 20, 2015--UD researchers have been awarded a $475,000 grant from the USDA to study how large tropical storms impact stream water quality and aquatic ecosystems, specifically the amount and fate of sediment-associated carbon and nitrogen that is eroded and deposited in streams following such intense weather events.

  • Aug. 18, 2015--The College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) will host Cyclops 1 – one of OceanGate's manned submersibles – on the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes during the fall semester as a pilot for a potential longer-term agreement and collaboration, Mohsen Badiey, acting dean of the college, has announced.

  • Aug. 13, 2015--Sixteen students in the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE) and College of Engineering recently took the ultimate summer road trip through the American West.