Blackboard Reminders and Professional Development Workshops

Blackboard Learn is the official learning management system of DSU. Log into Blackboard through the MyDSU portal. Bookmark Blackboard help resources located at

Helpful to know:

  • Sign up for a Bb workshop
  • Students gain access to  Blackboard seven (7) days prior to course start.
  • All Blackboard users log in using their MyDSU credentials.

Important: DSU ANGEL courses and LORs will be saved and current courses will be archived after the summer graduate courses finish in early September. Request archives of previous courses using this archive request form

For questions please contact Best wishes for a successful academic year!

Hot lunches at the Gambet Café

The Café in the Gambet Center now offers a hot lunch Monday – Thursday from 11:00 am – 2:00 pm!  This week on Wednesday we offer Chicken Parmesan Sandwich with Chips and Thursday is Pulled Pork Sandwich with Cole Slaw.  Hope to see you here!


Classroom Assignments

Classroom assignments for the Fall Day semester are now finalized and may be viewed via  “My Class Schedule” or “Search for Classes” on WebAdvisor through MyDSU.  Note that some preliminary classroom assignments may have changed so please check your schedule. All “PE” (Physical Education) activity classes meet in Billera Hall.


Work-Study Tutoring Jobs Available

If you would like to help local students improve their academic performance and success, then apply to become an after-school tutor! Tutoring involves donating 2 hours of your time, at least one day a week, to helping local Allentown students better their academic performance. Grade levels range between elementary to high school, and there are various tutoring programs within the age ranges to become involved with. Available positions include: Tutor, Site Leader, and Student Driver. If you are interested in this work-study opportunity, please stop by the Center for Service and Social Justice in McShea Student Union and speak to Jeffrey Tomczyk or Jaime Gerhart for more information and an application.


Would you be a good student ambassador for DeSales?

Do you think you would be a good student ambassador for DeSales University?  Join us for an Information Session about the D.A.W.G.s Program (DeSales Admissions Welcoming Guides).  The meeting will include important information about the D.A.W.G.s Application Process, Interviewing, and Training requirements.  All returning D.A.W.G.s are asked to attend.

            When: Thursday, September 5 at 4:00 PM

            Where: Trexler Room in the DUC

If you are unable to attend, but are interested in joining DAWGs, please see Kate McNally in Dooling 135 before Friday, September 6.

For more information, contact Kate McNally –


Mailbox numbers and combinations

If your mailbox information is missing from Web Advisor 

There was a minor glitch when the mailbox file was uploaded into the Datatel system.  The file is being uploaded again and should be available to you today, Tuesday, August 27. Please recheck your Web Advisor account and your mailbox information should be there.

If you should continue to have a problem, please email

Retirement Reception for Judy Barberich, 8/29

Judy Barberich, Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations, is retiring after 10 years of service at DeSales University. Come wish Judy well on this next chapter of her life.

Thursday, August 29

Judy Barberich’s Retirement Reception

(Open to all at DSU)

1:00 – 3:00 pm in Chappuis Conference Room

Cake and refreshments