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Military & Veteran Students

For the past three years, Delaware State University has received the Military Friendly School award. We pride ourselves on having a dedicated Office of Veteran Affairs coordinator with military experience who can help guide your transition from military life to college student.  VA and G.I. Benefits  Delaware State University offers excellent educational benefits to our military and veteran students, including: Six elective credits based on their discharge papers. (eligible and enrolled students) In-state tuition for active duty military students and National Guard and Reserve members who are stationed in Delaware. Recognition of the American Council on Education-recommended college credits for professional military education, training courses and occupational experience of service members and veterans.  Coordination of vocational, educational and professional counseling, evaluation of abilities and aptitudes, tutoring and rehabilitative services, and VA Work-Study opportunities available from the Department of Veterans Affairs. If you're eligible or have eligible dependents, Delaware State University’s Office of Veterans Affairs can give you the personal attention you may need to manage and administer education benefit programs, including: Active Duty Post 9/11 Montgomery GI Bill* Yellow Ribbon Program**  Vocational Rehabilitation Selected Reserves Survivors and Dependents Educational Benefits * Under the Post 9/11 program, eligible military students attending DSU’s VA-approved Flight School may currently receive up to $10,970 in tuition and fees per academic year. ** DSU matches VA up to 50 percent of unmet out-of-state tuition and fee charges for undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students eligible for Yellow Ribbon.   

Office of Veterans Affairs

Transfer Wednesdays

Delaware State University is hosting “Transfer Wednesdays” again this November for students who are interested in transferring to the University. Prospective students will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with an admissions coordinator, learn about financial aid, have their transcripts evaluated to find out which credits will transfer, and schedule future meetings with their academic department. Transfer Wednesdays will be held in the Office of Admissions on the first floor of the Administration Building from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. ET. Walk-ins are welcome, but students are encouraged to register. Prospective transfer students are invited to bring their official transcripts for a preliminary evaluation of transfer credits, and also an instant admission decision*. Check Transfer Admission Requirements. RSVP: Register now. Parking: Upon entering the campus, inform security that you are attending Transfer Wednesdays in the Office of Admissions. For more information, please contact Pia Stokes, Coordinator for Transfer, Graduate and International Students, at or call 302.857.7147. *Based on complete application, receipt of official high school transcript and all official previous institution transcripts and meeting University criteria. See website for complete details.

Register for Open House

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If you have questions, please contact us at 302.857.6351, 800.845.2544 or  If you are not able to join us, but would still like to visit our campus, please contact DSU Tour.

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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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.

Mailing Address Request Form

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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.