Friday, May 12,Ìı2023
University-Wide Commencement Exercises
Keynote Address:ÌıDelaware Congresswoman Lisa Blunt RochesterÌı
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). Students participating in the Commencement ceremony can access 5 guest tickets electronically via the Marching Order website.Ìı
The ticketÌınumber 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.ÌıTickets should not be sold by any kufunstudent or kufunofficial. Students are encouraged to contact other graduates who may not use their full allotment of tickets. kufunis not responsible for facilitating this exchange.
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.
Commencement will be broadcast live on screens in the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Center as an alternative viewing site. Guest tickets are required to access this location.
Important dates for undergraduate events
|Immediately||Complete the application for graduation||Office of Records and Registration|
March 15, 2023
Order Cap and Gown (regalia) BEFORE March 15th deadline
Honor cords will be distributed by the Office of Records and Registration.
Please contact the book store to order regalia.Ìı
|March 27- 31, 2023||
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)
1st Floor TV Lounge
|Tuesday, March 28, 2023||
Countdown to Commencement Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m.- 12 p.m.Ìı
2310 759 3230
hornets (4676387 from phones)
|Friday, April 7, 2023||Deadline to apply for the Presidential Leadership Award||Ìı|
|Monday, April 17, 2023||Deadline to register for Commencement on the Marching Order website.||Ìı|
|Tuesday, April 25, 2023||Countdown to Commencement Town Hall Meeting 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.||EH Theater|
|Friday, April 28, 2023||Reading Day||Ìı|
|May 1-5, 2023||Finals WeekÌı||Campus- Wide|
|May 2-5, 2023||Honor Cords:ÌıPick up times sent to eligible students via email.||Admin Building Room 133|
|ÌıFriday, May 5, 2023||
Residence Hall Close: Seniors requesting to extend their stay in residence halls should emailÌıhousing [at] desu.edu two weeks prior to graduation requesting an extension. All seniors must vacate completely the Monday following graduation by 5 p.m.
|All Residence Halls|
|Monday, May 8, 2023||Honor Cords:ÌıPick up times sent to eligible students via email.||Admin Building Room 133|
|Thursday, May 11, 2023||Honor Cords:ÌıPick up times sent to eligible students via email.||Admin Building Room 133|
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Mandatory Rehearsal | 10:00 a.m.
|Thursday, May 11, 2023||
Senior Send Off immediately following rehearsal. | 12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
|Friday, May 12, 2023||
LINE UP FOR COMMENCEMENT | 6:30 a.m.
Undergraduates - Report to Wellness and Recreation Center.Ìı
COMMENCEMENT | 8:00 a.m.