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Schedule a Campus Visit

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.

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 tours@desu.edu.
 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Family and group tours should report to the Visitors Center kiosk located on the 1st Floor of the Administration Building (Bldg. #40) - Campus map.

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.

Campus tours may last approximately 1 - 2 hours.

Student groups must be accompanied by chaperones; at least one chaperone for every 20 students.

Unless otherwise specified, tours will remain as scheduled. Please dress appropriately to accommodate the weather conditions.

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.

Tour groups seeking on-campus dining services should indicate this on the tour request form. Lunch is $6.60/person; Dinner is $8.05/person; Payment methods include credit card, cash, or checks made payable to Aramark (lunch or dinner accommodations must be arranged prior to visit).

Unless otherwise specified, visitors should enter through the main front entrance of the university and obtain parking instructions at the security booth.

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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Delaware State University was founded in 1891 and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Its main location is in Dover, yet DSU offers courses throughout the state of Delaware!

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