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University Seminar Forum Overview

All freshmen are required to attend DSU University Seminar Forums that are held throughout the semester.  University Seminar Forums are generally held in the Education and Humanities Building (EH Building) on scheduled Thursdays from 11:00 am - 11:50 am, which is the University’s Common Hour.


  1. Inform students of the key roles that they must play in having a successful collegiate experience.
  2. Provide positive role models; expose students to the process of positive self-presentation and networking.
  3. Motivate students to pursue vigorously the precepts of excellence and achievement; and
  4. Introduce opportunities for leadership development.

Please read the dress code and the house rules for Freshmen Forum requirements.

Inspiring and motivating guest speakers are invited to speak to students and share insights, experiences, and offer words of wisdom to encourage students as they strive for excellence in their personal/professional development.

Past Speakers: Kevin Powell - Leadership and Goal Setting  /  S. Renee Smith - Paradigm Shifts:  Self Esteem


Spring 2014 University Seminar Forum Dates/ Locations:

Thursday, January 23rd- "AM/PM- As I Matriculate Pay Me!" 10 Ways Anyone Can Graduate College DEBT-FREE
Presented by Kevin Brown
Time: 11am (EH Theater) 
Thursday, January 30th- Kick Off to Wellness
Time: 11am  (MLK Student Center)
Thursday, January 30th- The Three Doctors
Time: 7pm  (MLK Student Center)*
Thursday, February 6th- What you need to know as rising Sophomores
DSU Enrollment Management Team
Time: 11am  (EH Theater)
Thursday, February 13th- Founders Day Program
Time: 11am  (EH Theater)
Thursday, February 13th- One Book One Campus Finale: Lacks Family
Time: 7 pm  (EH Theater)*
Thursday, March 4th- Career Fair
Time: TBA  (MLK Student Center)
*This FORUM is scheduled for 7 pm