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We welcome you to be an agent of change at your institution by engaging in transformative conversations and seminars with other University leaders from HBCUs and minority-serving institutions at the 2023 HBCU Philanthropy Symposium. 

register below BY JULY 7, 2023:

To request an invoice for your registration, please send an email to dsufoundation [at] desu.edu with the following information: Institution Name, Contact Name, Contact Phone, Contact Email, and Names and Titles of Attendees in your registration group.


A limited number of rooms at The Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center are available at a discounted rate of $239 plus taxes per night from Saturday, July 29th through Wednesday, August 2nd and are subject to availability. More information and a reservation link will be emailed to you upon completion of your registration.  We highly recommend booking your room as soon as possible to take advantage of this special rate—rooms will sell out quickly. For more information about The Gaylord and its amenities, please click here.

Reagan National Airport (15 minutes) or Baltimore-Washington Airport (45 minutes) are the closest and most convenient airports to and from The Gaylord.  The Gaylord does not provide airport shuttles.

On-site parking at The Gaylord is available.  As of February 2023, self-parking is $33 daily and $16 hourly. Valet parking is $54 daily.  There are also several parking garages and lots in the surrounding area—please visit this page for details.

Other nearby accommodations include the following. Rates cited below are for informational purposes only and based on the lowest rates advertised on their websites at the end of Feb. 2023 for a July 29th through August 2, 2023 stay.



No refunds are available for registration.

Registrants will have the option to transfer their paid registration to another member of their institution if requested in writing via email by Friday, July 7, 2023. Please send the following information to dsufoundation [at] desu.edu: Original Registrant’s Name, Department Title, Institution Affiliation, Date and Time, valid Telephone Number. Transferring Registrant’s Name, Department Title, Institution Affiliation, Date and Time, Email address and/or Telephone number. * Please make sure all email address and telephone numbers are valid.

Delaware State University (DSU) and the DSU Foundation are not responsible for any reimbursements of hotel costs and fees due to flight delays and/or cancelations, other traveling arrangements or inclement weather.