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New Student Orientation

  Dear New Student It’s time to arrive for Fall 2010! If you plan to attend Delaware State University in the Fall, you must attend New Student Orientation.  Full details on New Student Orientation will be posted on this site as they become available, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back as your arrival day approaches. What is New Student Orientation? New Student Orientation is designed for all new students, including transfers. It introduces you to the campus, where you will learn about DSU’s academic programs, meet faculty members, register for fall classes with your advisor, learn about all of our support services, and make new friends with other incoming students. All new students must attend New Student Orientation. Orientation Session Schedule New Student Orientation sessions are being held on the following dates: Session Registration Deadline Orientation Dates Session I June 21 June 29-30 Session II June 28 July 6-7 Session III July 19 July 27-28 Session IV August 12 August 19-20  

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 14, 2014  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 ​Leaving for DSU: 6:45 a.m. (both locations) Departure from DSU: 3 p.m. (both locations) 3 p.m. (both locations) Driving Directions: From Points North Follow Route 1 all the way to Dover, then take Exit 104. After taking the 104 exit, turn left at the light onto Route 13. The campus entrance is on your right at the sixth light. From Points South Take Route 13 or 113 north (whichever is more convenient) to Dover. Stay on Route 13 through Dover until you see the campus directly across the street from Dover Downs Raceway. We are on the left when traveling from 13 north. Participants should park in lot 1 and go to the Martin Luther King Jr. Student Center for check-in upon arrival.  

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