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Schedule a Campus Visit

In the event of inclement weather, please monitor the DSU website for any closings or cancelations on our campus.  Thank you.

The Office of Admissions will not conduct campus tours Thursday, December 11, 2015 through Wednesday, January 13, 2016.  Campus tours will resume on Thursday, January 14, 2016.  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.

Saturday Tour Dates for the Spring 2016:
January 16, 2016
January 30, 2016
February 13, 2016
February 27, 2016
March 19, 2016
April 30, 2016
May 7, 2016

Saturday Tour Dates for the Summer 2016:
June 11, 2016
July 9, 2016
July 23, 2016
August 13, 2016


Family Tours

For prospective students and their friends and family. Must be made at least two weeks in advance. Register online to request a family tour

Group Tours

For groups of 20 or more. Must be made at least one week in advance. Register online to request a group tour.

You may also schedule campus tours by calling 302.857.6347 or 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


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. 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. 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 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.

Contact Information

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


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