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Commencement Speaker

The December 2014 Commencement speaker will be announced soon. 

War of the Wedges


December Commencement
Saturday December 13, 2014

War of the Wedges—Commencement Shoe Contest Open to all DSU December graduates (Both women and men are eligible to participate.) A photographer will be on site taking photographs of random shoes worn by the graduating class at the ceremony. Voting for the War of the Wedges contest will start at 1 p.m. Monday December, 15 2014.  Follow DSU on Instagram @delstateuniv Shoes cannot be altered in any way to participate in this contest. After the photos are uploaded on Monday, ask your family and friends to check out the DSU instagram page and vote for your favorite pair of shoes by liking the picture. You, your family and friends can like the picture until Wednesday, December 17 at 5 p.m.  The shoes with the most likes (votes) will be the winner. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the War of the Wedges—Commencement Shoe contest will be announced on Thursday, December 18 on the DSU Instagram page (@DelStateUniv). If you are a winner, send your name, phone number and mailing address to to receive your fabulous prize.

2013 DSU Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Banquet

2013 Delaware State University Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Banquet 

Time & Location: 7 pm, Martin Luther King Student Center (DSU campus)
Tickets: $50 per person; $400 for table of eight. Call 302-857-7497 for tickets. 

Homecoming Comedy Cabaret

A Comedy Cabaret


Joe Clair, former host of BET's Rap City
B-Phlat and;
Rob Stapleton of Comedy Central 

Location: Education and Humanities Building, Theater


$20 General Admission
Tickets on sale at Saturday ( Oct. 12) in the MLK Student Center Lobby - Information Booth
Also available for purchase at the door. 

Homecoming Parade 2014

2014 DSU Homecoming Parade 
Loockerman Street
Downtown Dover, Delaware


DSUAA Scholarship Golf Outing

DSUAA Scholarship Golf Outing

Wild Quail Golf & Country Club
Wyoming, Delaware

Registration at Course:  8:30 am – 9:30 am

Tee Time (Shot gun Start):  10:00 am
Luncheon, Awards and Drawing:  2:30 pm


$120 Official Registration (ends 10/10/13)

$130 At course registration on 10/11/13

$60 Non Golfer - Lunch Only

Employee Recognition Ceremony


The Employee Recognition Ceremony honoring those who have completed five to 50 years of service at Delaware State University will be held September 26. Invitations will be sent to all honorees. The five year increments of service are calculated from July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at 302.857.6261 if you have any questions.


DSU Student Email

Important Update About Your Student Email Account As you may know, the University upgraded to Microsoft Office 365. For those of you who did not change their DESU password by this past Friday, August 16, 2013, you are probably experiencing difficulty logging on (your user name works but your password doesn’t). Please note the following to help you log in: Action Needed Please call the Help Desk at DSU preferably before you arrive on campus so that they can assist you in changing your login. The Help Desk phone extension on campus is x7028, If calling from off campus, the number is 302.857.7028. The Help Desk is open 24/7.

DSU BuzzOff Welcome Days Spirit Challenge


Show your DSU spirit for a chance to win prizes!

Got spirit, Hornets?  Win prizes in DSU’s Hornet #BuzzOff13 Spirit Challenge!   Use Twitter and Instagram to show your DSU spirit and how excited you are to begin your journey as a DSU Hornet! Show your spirit for a chance to win cool prizes courtesy of the DSU Bookstore. You’re going to be tweeting and Instagramming anyway. Why not try to win some cool prizes while doing it! The social media challenge runs from August 22 to 25. Ready. Set. Buzz!   Official contest rules can be found here. How to Play To participate, you must be following DSU (@DelStateUniv) on Twitter and Instagram. Complete each challenge and share it on Twitter and/or Instagram using the #BuzzOff13 hashtag.   Twitter Creative Answer Challenge Tell us in 130 characters (leave room for the 10 character #BuzzOff13 hashtag) what excites you about being a new DSU Hornet. Use DSU buzzwords and be creative! Instagram Video Challenge Record an Instagram video. What kind of video? A song, chant, dance or just something that shows your DSU spirit!  Be original!  Keep it clean. Tag your video with #BuzzOff13 and share on Instagram! Instagram Photo Challenge Take and share five (5) original photos on Instagram that demonstrate DSU’s Core Values and tag with #BuzzOff13: Community: A photo of a DSU campus landmark. Scholarship: A photo taken at the Scholarly Habits workshop. Outreach: A photo of you or your service group participating in the community service activity. Integrity: A photo of your new Hornet pin given to you at the Hornet Induction Ceremony! Diversity: A photo of you and a new friend! Prizes    Twitter Creative Answer Prize A gift certificate for a DSU T-shirt from the Bookstore up to a $25 value (3) Instagram Video Challenge Prize A gift certificate for a DSU sweatshirt from the Bookstore up to a $50 value (2)   Instagram Photo Challenge Prize   A pair of   Beats Tour™ In-Ear Headphones (Est. value $99) (1) Samsung Galaxy 7 inch Tablet (Est. value $189) (1)   Don’t forget! You MUST follow DSU on Twitter and Instagram to participate.  Have a private Twitter and Instagram? We can only see entries posted to public accounts.