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Veteran and Military Employee Resource Group (MERG)


In line with DePaul’s mission of Diversity and Inclusion, the Military Employee Resource Group establishes a community at DePaul that will support service members, as well as, allow opportunities to network with fellow military faculty and staff. By leveraging the unique strengths, views and experiences of our military staff and faculty we create opportunity for growth, innovation and success.

Our four pillars:
  • Leadership
  • Health/Wellness
  • Mentoring/Coaching
  • Community Service


Faculty and Staff, we need you! We are seeking eBoard members, at-large members and general volunteers, please contact us for more information at

Upcoming Events:

Veterans Week at DePaul, Monday, November 6 - Monday November 13, 2017

Monday 11/6 Veterans Week Career Event 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, DePaul Club 1 E. Jackson, 11th Fl
Tuesday 11/7 High-Five a Veteran Day 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Lincoln Park Student Center
Wednesday 11/8 Veterans Day Ceremony  & BBQ Lunch at Noon, 1 E. Jackson, 11th Fl Galleria
Thursday 11/9 Movie Screening "We Were Soldiers" 5:00 pm, 14 E. Jackson, Room LL-102
Friday 11/10 U.S. Marine Corps 242nd Birthday
Saturday 11/11 Veterans Day, DePaul Men's Basketball Game 3:00 pm at Wintrust Arena
Monday 11/13 DePaul Men's Basketball game honoring veterans, 7:00 pm at Wintrust Arena

DePaul flyer for veterans week 2017

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Past Events:

  • Breakfast and Panel Discussion, "Supporting Veteran Retention, Challenges and Advice" April 4, 2017  
  • Annual President’s Diversity Council, Diversity Forum March 16, 2017
  • Annual homeless Veterans toiletries drive - November, 2016 
  • Veterans Day Ceremony and free BBQ Luncheon, November, 2016
  • Annual Summer Happy Hour – June 2015, 2016
  • Annual Veterans Hiring Event – May 2015, 2016 in collaboration with DePaul’s Talent Acquisition
  • Memorial Day Events – 2015, 2016
  • Veterans Day  - November, 2015
  • Annual President’s Diversity Council, Diversity Forum 2016

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