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COVID-19 Campus Housing Information

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Students in Masks

For those staying on campus over Summer 2022

Residents staying on campus during Summer 2022 may review the DePaul Housing Quarantine & Isolation Guide​ they experience symptoms or positive test result. 

We continue to comply with all guidelines from the university, State of Illinois, City of Chicago, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This may include, but not limited to wearing face masks in public areas, encouraging frequent hand washing, placing hand sanitizing stations throughout our halls, social distancing, and extra cleaning of all of our buildings on campus. 

Face masks are recommended, but NOT required on campus. Wearing a mask is a personal choice and the DePaul community supports your decision to continue wearing a mask if you so choose. For more information, including the current face mask policy, visit the DePaul University COVID-19 Updates and Guidance FAQs.

Free N95 masks: N95 respirators are available for free at a variety of pharmacies across the country. Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website and enter your zip code for a list of available locations.   

DePaul is committed to the health and safety of all of our students and those living in close quarters on campus are potentially at a higher risk of COVID-19 exposure or contraction. As a result, all students living on campus, both in Lincoln Park and University Center downtown, are expected to be vaccinated. 

As with all immunizations, DePaul will consider requests for medical and religious exemptions on a case-by-case basis, but students living on campus should understand the importance being vaccinated for COVID-19. Residential facilities are different than any other on-campus buildings as students are living in close quarters sharing their bedrooms, bathrooms, apartment units, and other communal spaces.  

On-campus residents and students participating in Premiere Orientation may refer to the DePaul Housing Quarantine & Isolation Guide

Summer conference attendees who are experiencing COVID symptoms must contact their group coordinator for instructions. 

COVID-19 testing does not have PCR testing available this summer. 

DePaul students who are living on campus this summer and seeking a rapid test may reach out to Residential Education at resed@depaul.edu during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. A staff member will contact you with a number of options. 

Reach out to Residential Education at resed@depaul.edu during regular business hours, Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. A staff member will contact you with a number of options. 

DePaul students who are living on campus this summer and test positive should fill out the COVID-19 Self-Reporting online form and will be placed into isolation housing. Information and instructions are outlined in the DePaul Housing Quarantine Isolation Guide. 

Summer conference attendees who test positive must contact their group coordinator for instructions. 

Please visit the Visitor Policies webpage for the latest announcement. 

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