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Advisement FAQs and Resources

Updated October 2023

Greetings from the Office of Student Success:

  1. Academic Advisement Period and Pre-Registration
    • The Academic Advisement Period allows students to discuss their academic plan and course schedule for next semester with Advisors. All students must have their course schedules approved by an Advisor before they are allowed to schedule classes during Pre-Registration.
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        • The Academic Advisement and Pre-Registration dates can be viewed on website under Academic Calendar
    • Academic Advisement Hours of Operation
      • Monday – Thursday from 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM.
      • Friday from 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.
  2. IDP I and II Completion
    • Schedule an Individual Development Plan (IDP) meeting..
  3. Success Plans
  4. First and Second Year Experience Programming
    • Undergraduates are encouraged to attend Student Success Workshops, designed to enlighten and empower students to excel in college. The workshops will cover topics such as academics, diversity, professionalism, and health and wellness. For more workshop information, please contact Ms. Tiffany Alexander, Coordinator of Student Transition.
      • Email: TAlexander [at] desu.edu
        Phone: 302.212.0436
      • Click the Student Success Workshop Calendar for an event schedule
      • Follow us @ oss_dsu on Instagram for up-to-date information
  5. Center for Disability Resources (CDR)
    • The Center of Disability Resources (CDR)’s mission is to provide equal opportunities and equal access to education, programs, and activities for all students with disabilities at Delaware State University. Ms. Juliana Senyk, your Student AccommodationsCoordinator,will meet with students virtually to assist them. Please see contact information and office hours below.
      • Ms. Juliana Senyk, M.A. - Student Accommodations Coordinator
        • Email: JSenyk [at] desu.edu
        • Phone: 302.272.9268 or 302.857.7060
      • Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM; Wednesday8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
  6. Library Services
    • The William C. Jason Library is a central hub for the kufuncommunity. It serves as a resource for coursework, collections, study groups, and research. If students need assistance with research or have general questions about the library, please use the contact information below.
      • Library Hours: Click the for details.
      • Email: LibRef [at] desu.edu
      • Phone: 302.857.6191
      • Students can also use the chat app on the library’s main page to chat with a reference librarian
  7. Academic Support Services
    • Integrated Academic Support Services provides tutoring and educational support to students through virtual sessions and Tutor.com. Click Integrated Academic Support Services for information about online tutoring. Any questions, contact Ms. Anna Cortese, Director @ ACortese [at] desu.edu.
  8. Contact
  9. Student-Athletes
    • Student-athletes can contact their Athletic Advisors and primary Advisors to ensure satisfactory academic progress. Any questions contact:
      • Mr. Kyle Graves; Associate Director of ASSA| Email:KGraves [at] desu.edu | Phone: 302.857.7079 | Location:William C Jason Library -Room221
  10. Honors
    • Honor Students can contact Mrs. Shonda Poe, Director Office of Undergraduate Research Experiential Learning and Honors (URELAH), for assistance. Additionally, Honors students should also contact their primary Advisor to ensure a successful transition, compliance, and satisfactory academic progress during this period. If you have any questions contact:
      • Mrs. Shonda Poe, Director Email: SPoe [at] desu.edu
      • Ms. Danielle Craig, Assistant Director Email: DKCraig [at] desu.edu
      • Mrs. Terry Paul, Secretary Email: TPSmith [at] desu.edu
  11. International Students
    • International students should contact Mrs. Candace Moore, Director of International Programs, at CMoore [at] desu.eduto verify their enrollment status before contacting their Advisor. Your primary Advisor and Program Director are here to assist you with a successful transition, compliance, and satisfactory academic progress. Click Academic Advisement Directory to find your primary Advisor.

The Office of Student Success will remain vigilant in our efforts to provide all students with the necessary support needed during this time. Please feel free to directly contact your Advisor via email or send an email to StudentSuccess [at] desu.edu for inquiries regarding registration-related concerns.