Friday, May 10,Ìı2024
Time and Location: TBD
Note For International Students
International Graduate Students traveling to the United States to participate in the May 2023 Commencement exercise should reach out to offices to get a verification letter. All requests should be forwarded toÌınrobinsthompson [at] desu.edu.
important dates for graduate events
|Immediately||Complete the application for graduation||
Office of Records
|Tuesday, January 16, 2024||Countdown to Commencement Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.Ìı||DeLauder Theater|
|Tuesday, March 12, 2024||Countdown to Commencement Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.Ìı||DeLauder Theater|
March 15, 2024
Order Cap and GownÌı(regalia) |ÌıBEFOREÌıMarch 15th deadline
Order online atÌı
Honor cords will be distributed by the Office of Records and Registration.
|March 18- 22, 2024||
GRADUATE PHOTOS | Visit (code: 721) to schedule
anÌıappointment or call 1-800-Our-Year
Monday, 10 a.m. â 5 p.m.
Tuesday/Thursday, 12 â 8 p.m.
Wednesday/Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m
Martin Luther King Jr.,
Student Center (MLKSC)
2nd Floor GlassÌıLounge
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
Countdown to Commencement Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.Ìı
|Friday, April 26, 2024||Reading Day||Ìı|
|April 29 - May 3, 2024||Finals Week||Campus- Wide|
|Friday, May 3, 2024||
Residence Hall Close: Graduate StudentsÌırequesting to extend their stay in residence halls should emailÌıhousing [at] desu.edu two weeks prior to graduation requesting an extension. All students must vacate completely the Monday following graduation by 5 p.m.
|All Residence Halls|
|Friday, May 10, 2024||
LINE UP FOR COMMENCEMENT | TBD
Students participating in the Commencement ceremony will receive guest tickets electronically. Students will be notified close to the Commencement date regarding the number of guest tickets that they will receive.
This number is based on the legal maximum capacity of the facility, the number of graduating candidates, and the Delaware State University Police Departmentâs recommendation. Commencement tickets are not for sale. All guests must present a Guest Admit Ticket for scanning in order to be admitted intoÌıa commencement ceremony regardless of age (this includes infants & children). Remember that anyone can watch the Commencement ceremony on their mobile device or computer with live streaming. The link will be located on Delaware State Universityâs website. If you have questions, please emailÌıhornetcommencement [at] desu.edu