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Concurrent with student rights and privileges are certain student responsibilities. A student should make effective use of time in pursuit of educational goals, maintain high standards of scholastic achievement, demonstrate propriety, respect the rights and opinions of others, preserve healthful and wholesome physical and hygienic conditions, and actively participate in student life at the University.

Students are expected to observe University regulations, uphold the reputation of the University, and devote earnestly to their studies. They are expected to take pride in and assist in the maintenance and preservation of University property.

Students should take courses for the objective of learning and attend classes regularly and punctually. They should develop a wider understanding of themselves and their society. They should adopt the kind of patterns and values which will be beneficial to them throughout their entire life. Students should conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to the University environment. Students should use their varied abilities to the fullest extent and make their years at Delaware State University a meaningful and profitable experience.

Automobiles on Campus

All students may have automobiles on campus except freshman resident students. Parking spaces are provided in designated areas for resident and commuter students. Students with automobiles can obtain a parking decal by going to Students will receive a decal sticker that must be displayed as directed at all times. There is an annual fee of $70 for parking.


All resident students are eligible to rent campus mailboxes. A student is issued a mailbox only once during a continuous period of enrollment. There is a thirty-five ($35) dollar rental fee. Ten dollars ($10) will be refunded, providing the key is returned to the Mail Room within two weeks of the actual termination of resident status. Additional regulations are distributed to box holders.

Cellular Telephone and Pagers in the Classroom

The use of cellular phones and pagers is expressly prohibited in academic classrooms and laboratories. All such telephones and pagers, which make noise, must be kept in the "Off" position while attending classes. Students in non-compliance may be asked to leave the classroom. Exceptions to this policy may be approved only by the course instructor.

Identification Cards

Permanent I.D. cards are issued upon matriculation. This card is the student's official University identification and must be in his possession at all times. It is validated each semester upon payment of applicable fees. The I.D. card is the property of the University and must be surrendered upon request. It becomes void upon withdrawal and must be returned to the Office of Student Accounts. Loss of an I.D. card should be reported promptly to the Office of Student Accounts so that a replacement card may be issued for a minimal fee. New and replacement I.D. pictures are taken from 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon and 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Pre-Entrance Exams

All students must have a pre-entrance physical examination by a Primary Health Care Provider and the results submitted to the to the Student Health Center on the appropriate form in order to complete the registration process, receive clearance to move into campus housing, and receive heath care services. 
All full-time incoming freshmen, transfer, and graduate students are required to provide proof of the following immunizations/screenings: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella; Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis; Meningococcal Meningitis; and a recent Tuberculosis (TB) risk assessment screening and/or the Tuberculin Skin Test or blood test (refer to the Student Health Form for additional information).