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New Student Orientation

Welcome to Delaware State University!

The information below will help ensure you and your family's smooth transition into becoming a part of the Hornet family! If you have any further questions or concerns pertaining to New Student Orientation, contact the Office of Admissions at 302.857.6351.

Application for Honors Admission

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To apply to the Delaware State University Honors Program, please complete the application in full and submit below.


  • Incoming First-Year Students:  April 15
  • Transfer and Continuing Students:  Prior to 1st semester Junior year
  • Note:  Application for Honors Housing:  May 1

Admission into the Honors Program requires:

Delaware State University Student Information / Request Form

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1200 N. DuPont Hwy. • Dover, DE 19901-2277
(302) 857-6351 or 6353 • Fax:  (302) 857-6352
1-800-845-2544 • E-mail:

Complete the form with you student’s information

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Hornet Days

Come check us out!

Are you still trying to figure out which college to attend, but you’re unsure where to begin? Well, look no further! Delaware State University is your passport to your future! Our last Hornet days were in February but check back soon for future dates.

Open House Volunteer Form







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We look forward to working with you at 2015 Spring Open House! 

This volunteer form should be completed by department representatives who will man a table during the Open House Information Fair and completed by student volunteers.  Please complete this volunteer form so that we can prepare your name tag and contact student volunteers for training.

Mailing Address Request Form

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Please complete and submit your mailing information below so that we can alert you to important information regarding your file at Delaware State University.

Hornet Day Registration Thank You

Thank you for registering for DSU Hornet Days! You must download, print and complete the PDF Permission Slip in order to participate in the day. Either mail or  fax it back to us at 302.857.6352 at least five (5) days prior to the Hornet Day. Note: The completed permission slip MUST be received by DSU if you plan to attend Hornet Days. You will not be allowed on the bus, or to participate, if we have not received your completed permission slip. See our Frequently Asked Questions. If you still have any questions, please feel visit or email us at We look forward to seeing you. Office of Admissions Delaware State University 1200 North DuPont Highway Dover, DE 19901  

Hornet Days Registration

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Students who wish to participate in DSU Hornet Days must participate on the date provided for your state of residence, and must utilize the transportation provided by DSU for that state’s location. Participation is based on first-come, first-served basis as space is available.

Hornet Days Registration

    Registration for Hornet Days will be available in December 2010!

Inspire Scholarship

How to Get the Inspire Scholarship Graduate from a Delaware high school  You must receive a diploma from an in-state school. Enroll at DSU You must be regularly admitted and enroll in the fall semester right after high school graduation. Apply to Delaware State University and mail your official high school transcript and ACT or SAT test scores. Keep Your Grades Up You must have an overall GPA of at least 2.75 or higher on a 4.0 scale, as indicated on your official high school transcript. File for Student Aid Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The DSU school code is 001428. The Office of Financial Aid will notify you of your Inspire Scholarship eligibility. Demonstrate Good Conduct You cannot have any felony convictions or charges pending against you when you apply or after you are admitted to DSU. Once a Hornet, you must do the following: Stay enrolled as a full-time student and complete 12 or more credit hours during both the fall and spring semesters - a total of at least 24 for the school year. Maintain at least a 2.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale. Continue to demonstrate good conduct. Complete 10 hours of community service every semester. Complete the FAFSA online yearly. Except for the summer months, your scholarship can be renewed every semester for six consecutive semesters. Read important details about the Inspire Scholarship.