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DTCC Dual Admission Program

Delaware Tech Students - Earn your bachelor’s degree at DSU through our Dual Admission program! Delaware Technical Community College (DTCC) students can earn their bachelor’s degree at Delaware State University through the Dual Admission program. The program gives DTCC graduates the opportunity to make a smooth transition to a bachelor’s degree program. A list of Connected Degree programs may be obtained from your DTCC advisor or counselor; or by visiting the DTCC website. Interested in Dual Admission? The program offers many benefits: Admission to DSU while you are completing your associate degree provided you comply with the conditions. Academic advisement and University information at meetings provided by your Connected Degree bachelor’s degree program during the fall and spring semesters at each DTCC campus. Priority pre-registration in DSU courses for your first semester after DTCC graduation. Locked-in bachelor’s degree requirements for the specific Connected Degree program in effect at the time you enter the Dual Admission program. Guaranteed placement in University residence halls if desired provided you comply with established residence policy and application procedures. Dual Admission Eligibility If you are enrolled in a Delaware Tech—DSU Connected Degree program, you will be conditionally admitted into the University and the designated bachelor’s program provided you: Sign a non-binding, Intent-to-Enroll form any time after enrolling in the Delaware Tech Connected Degree program and before attaining 30 college credits at Delaware Tech or another college or university Complete the Delaware Tech associate degree with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Do not attend another institution between the time you graduate from Delaware Tech and formally enroll at the University Formally enroll in the University within one year of Delaware Tech associate degree completion. Complete other regular University admissions requirements in compliance with the Connected Degree agreement and established by the University. These include informing your DSU advisor in your last semester at Delaware Tech of your planned date of enrolling at DSU and filling out a short form. You must do this by January 31st if your final semester is spring or September 15th if your final semester is fall. Comply with the appropriate enrollment deadlines determined by the University. Financial aid forms must be submitted by February 28th for the fall semester and October 1st for the spring semester. If you wish to live on campus, the application form and deposit must be received by March 30th for the fall semester and November 1st for the spring semester. You must arrange for Delaware Tech to send your transcript within one week after your graduation. Be sure to send it to DSU Admissions Office, Attn: Dual Admissions. You will be ineligible for Dual Admission, and the benefits that stem from this program, if you: Fail to complete the associate degree portion of the Delaware Tech/University Connected Degree program Fail to adhere to the provisions of the Connected Degree program or the provisions of this agreement Withdraw in writing your Intent-to-Enroll. If you are ineligible for Dual Admission and desire University admission, you may apply for admission under the University’s regular transfer admissions process. Scholarships Available to DTCC Graduates Students from Delaware Technical and Community College who are transferring to Delaware State University will be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship. To qualify for the scholarship, the transferring students must have completed an Associate's Degree with at least a 2.5 grade point average and must enroll at DSU with at least a 12-credit hour course schedule. The scholarship compliments the Dual Admission process that allows students who meet the above criteria to be automatically enrolled at as juniors at DSU into a connected degree program. However, the scholarship is also available to other Delaware Tech students who are not a part of that specific program. For more information, contact the DSU Office of Admissions at 302.857-6351.

Dual Admission Deadlines:

January 31
Intent-to-Enroll form (spring graduates)
February 28
Apply for Financial aid (fall semester)
March 30
Housing application and deposit (fall semester)
September 15
Intent-to-Enroll form (fall graduates)
October 16
Financial aid (spring semester)
November 1
Housing application and deposit (spring semester)


Parents Day

Dr. Harry L. Williams, president of Delaware State University, cordially invites all parents of DSU students to Parents and Family Day 2016.

As the parent or family member of a DSU student, we welcome you to campus and encourage you to join us. We hope that you enjoy the festivities of the day!

Register today!

Saturday, October 8, 2016  |  11 a.m.

Open House

Dr. Harry L. Williams, president, the faculty, staff and students of Delaware State University invite you!!! 

Dr. Harry L. Williams, president, the faculty, staff and students of Delaware State University invite you to attend our Spring Open House.

Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. ET
Dover, DE Campus
Rain or Shine!

Pick-up Locations

The following is a list of locations where we will be picking up students in your area to attend Hornet Days. Select the date that appeals to you. Please be on time as the buses have to depart on time so that you may arrive at DSU on time.  We don’t want you to miss anything! Pick-Up/Drop-Off Locations:   November 18, 2016 DTCC Owens Campus (Parking lot in front of the Stephen J. Betze Library) Seashore Highway, Georgetown, DE 19947 New Castle Farmers Market 110 N. DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE 19720 (Pickup will be at Door #3 alongside Route 273) Leaving for DSU: 6:45 AM (both locations) Departure from DSU: 3 PM (both locations)    

Hornet Days Information

  • Current students will host the tours.
  • Participants will be required to have permission from their high school guidance counselor or an administrator to attend.
  • Parents will be required to sign a code of conduct agreement for their student.

Seats on the bus are limited, get more details and to RSVP today!

Hornet Days — Frequently Asked Questions

Online Registration    |    Pick-up Locations Q: Do I need to bring anything with me? A: Comfortable walking shoes, warm clothing, camera (optional), complete application packet (as described on the Hornet Days Registration web page) and completed permission slip (if you haven't already faxed it in). Q: What will happen in the case of an emergency? A: In the case of an emergency, the contact person(s) indicated on your application will be notified.  If you have a medical condition that requires medicine, please provide that information on your application. Q: What will happen if a student demonstrates unacceptable behavior or violates Delaware State University’s rules, regulations, or Codes of Conduct? A: The parent or guardian will be responsible for providing the student’s transportation home upon receiving notice of dismissal. Q: How long will I be on campus? A:  The schedule of activities for the day are as follows: 8:00 a.m.   Arrival/Check-in 8:30 a.m.   Welcome and Expectations 9:00 a.m.   Track I-III Activities begin Sample Schedule                  Attend a class                  Student Government and Club Connections                  Campus Tour                  Lunch                  All you need to know about applying to DSU 2:00 p.m.   Wrap Up:  “Meet the Greeks and our Athletes” 2:45 p.m.   Load buses for departure 3:00 p.m.   Departure Q:What if I have further questions which are not answered here? A: Please feel free to call us on 1.800.845.2544 or 302.857.6351 or email us at  

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Schedule a Group Tour

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Schedule a Campus Visit


Delaware State University
Office of Admission
Administration Building
1200 North DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
302.857.6347 (office)
302.857.6352 (fax)

In the event of inclement weather, please monitor the DSU website for any delays, closings or cancelations on our campus.  Thank you. Now is the time to take a tour of our campus to see if DSU is the right fit for you. While here, you’ll get the chance to see our residence halls, academic departments and state-of-the-art facilities plus receive information on scholarships, financial aid and admissions.  Pending availability, campus tours can be scheduled Monday through Friday at 10a.m., 12 noon, and 2p.m. and select Saturdays per month at 10a.m. only.  Our upcoming Saturday tour dates are listed below.   2016 Fall Weekend Tour Dates @ 10AM ONLY: Saturday, December 3   Family Tours For prospective students and their friends and family. Must be made at least one week in advance. Register online to request a family tour.  Group Tours For groups of 20 or more. Must be made at least two weeks in advance. Register online to request a group tour. You may also inquire about campus tours by emailing Getting to DSU Our main campus is located in Dover, Delaware - just a few hours from Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, DC, New Jersey and New York City. Directions to DSU and campus map.  Accommodations Visiting from out of town? See a list of places to stay in Dover. Can’t Visit? If you aren’t able to visit campus, check out our admissions video to get a glimpse of what DSU is all about. And as always - our admissions counselors are ready to guide you and answer your questions. Frequently Asked Questions: Schedule a Campus Visit PLEASE NOTE:  Monitor the University's home page for weather related closings, as campus tours will not be available when the University is not open. 1. When are campus tours offered? Campus tours are offered Monday - Friday at 10 am, 12 noon and 2 pm. Tours are not scheduled on Sundays, holidays, or when the University is otherwise closed. It is important to arrive on time to your scheduled campus tour, as all tours are student led and scheduled considering their availability during scheduled class times. 2. How do I schedule a campus tour? Family tours can be reserved by completing the request form. Group tours can be reserved by completing the request form. 3. How far in advance should I schedule a campus tour? Family tours should be scheduled at least one week in advance of your requested date. Group tours should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of your requested date. 4. How will I know my campus tour has been scheduled? You will receive an e-mail within 48 hours of your request (during regular operating hours) confirming your tour date and time, or an e-mail notifying you that your selected date and time are not available. 5. Where do I report when I arrive on campus for my tour? Family and group tours should report to the Visitors Center kiosk located on the 1st Floor of the Administration Building (Bldg. #40) - Campus map. 6. What does the campus tour consist of? Tours may consist of an information session and are walking tours of the grounds and facilities to include residence halls, and various offices and academic departments. Dress in comfortable walking shoes and appropriate clothing to accommodate the weather conditions. 7. How long does the campus tour last? Campus tours may last approximately 1 - 2 hours. 8. Are chaperones required to accompany student group tours? Student groups must be accompanied by chaperones; at least one chaperone for every 20 students. 9. What if it rains during my scheduled campus tour? Unless otherwise specified, tours will remain as scheduled. Please dress appropriately to accommodate the weather conditions. 10. What if I cannot make it to my scheduled campus tour? If you cannot make it to or are running a little late for your scheduled campus tour, please contact the Office of Admissions as soon as possible at 302.857.6347, 302.857.6351 or email Excessive tardiness of more than 15 minutes can result in forfeiting the tour. 11. How do I schedule on-campus dining services for my tour group? Tour groups seeking on-campus dining services should indicate this on the tour request form. Breakfast is $4.75/person; Brunch is $7.10; Lunch is $7.10/person; Dinner is $8.10/person; Payment methods include credit card, cash, or checks made payable to Aramark (lunch or dinner accommodations must be arranged prior to visit). 12. Where should visitors park? Unless otherwise specified, visitors should enter through the main front entrance of the university and obtain parking instructions at the security booth. 13. Does DSU offer open house sessions? Open House sessions are offered each spring and fall term to allow students and prospective students to visit the campus and find out more information about DSU.

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New Student Information

Welcome New Hornets!  Review the following information to help you adjust to life as a new Delaware State University student:   Automobiles on Campus All students may have automobiles on campus except freshman resident students. Parking spaces are provided in designated areas for resident and commuter students. Students with automobiles can obtain a parking decal by going to  Permit Store.  Students will receive a decal sticker that must be displayed as directed at all times. There is an annual fee of $70 for parking.   Campus Mail All resident students are eligible to rent campus mailboxes. A student is issued a mailbox only once during a continuous period of enrollment. There is a thirty-five ($35) dollar rental fee. Ten dollars ($10) will be refunded, providing the key is returned to the Mail Room within two weeks of the actual termination of resident status. Additional regulations are distributed to box holders.   Cell Phones in the Classroom The use of cellular phones and pagers is expressly prohibited in academic classrooms and laboratories. All such telephones and pagers, which make noise, must be kept in the "Off" position while attending classes. Students in non-compliance may be asked to leave the classroom. Exceptions to this policy may be approved only by the course instructor.   Identification Cards Permanent ID cards are issued upon matriculation. This card is the student's official University identification and must be in his possession at all times. It is validated each semester upon payment of applicable fees. The ID card is the property of the University and must be surrendered upon request. It becomes void upon withdrawal and must be returned to the Office of Student Accounts. Loss of an ID card should be reported promptly to the Office of Student Accounts so that a replacement card may be issued for a minimal fee. New and replacement ID pictures are taken from 11:00 am to 12 noon and 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm Monday through Thursday.   Pre-Entrance Exams All students must have a pre-entrance physical examination by a Primary Health Care Provider and the results submitted to the to the Student Health Center on the appropriate form in order to complete the registration process, receive clearance to move into campus housing, and receive heath care services.    All full-time incoming freshmen, transfer, and graduate students are required to provide proof of the following immunizations/screenings: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella; Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis; Meningococcal Meningitis; and a recent Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment screening and/or the Tuberculin Skin Test or blood test (refer to the Student Health Form for additional information).