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Schedule a Campus Visit

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 a.m., 12 noon, and 2 p.m. 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 online form. Group tours can be reserved by completing the online form.  Additionally, tours can be reserved by calling 302-857-6347.

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. Please 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 admissions@desu.edu.  Excessive tardiness 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 request on the Schedule a Tour online form when requesting a scheduled tour.  Summer Rates: Lunch = $6.60/person; Dinner = $8.05/person; Payment methods = credit card, cash, 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.

Directions and Accommodations

For those of you visiting from out of town, here is a list of places to stay in Dover and directions to DSU.

Request Your Tour

To schedule a Family Tour, please click here.

To schedule a Group Tour, please click here.

DSU is holding its annual Spring Open House on Saturday, April 12, 2014.  If you wish to attend, please complete the Open House Online Registration

Contact Information

Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901
Daytime: 302.857.6060
Evening: 302.857.6290

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