Housing > Resident Resources > Move-In > On Your Move-In Day
You have finally arrived at DePaul for Fall Quarter 2021! So, now what? Here are some topics on-campus residents typically ask about as they’re getting settled in…
Didn’t receive your DePaul ID card in the mail? Don’t panic! On-campus residents can go to the ID Card Services Office, which is located inside the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue, Room 109. These are the hours for ID Card Services on your move-in day:
*For on-campus residents needing a DePaul ID card on Friday, September 3, please speak with Housing staff at your Area Office upon check-in.
For the safety of our residential community, DePaul Housing established a temporary no visitor policy. However, on-campus residents are still allowed to have their two move-in helpers (wearing face coverings) on the day of their move-in appointment. After the last official move-in day on September 5, there will be a three-week evaluation period before staff considers allowing visitors inside residence halls and on-campus apartments. DePaul Housing will send a follow-up email to all on-campus residents on Monday, September 27, with another visitor policy update.
Area Offices are managed by DePaul Housing and divided into three sections of the Lincoln Park Campus to serve specific residence halls and on-campus apartments. You may visit your designated area office to place a room/equipment repair request (work order), report missing keys, and more.
East Area Office
• For residents of Corcoran, McCabe, and Seton• Location: Corcoran Hall, Lobby • Phone: (773) 325-8690
Central Area Office
• For residents of Centennial, Courtside, Sanctuary Hall, Sanctuary Townhomes, and Sheffield Square• Location: Sanctuary Hall, Room 211C• Phone: (773) 325-1899
West Area Office
• For residents of Belden-Racine, Ozanam, Munroe, and University Hall• Location: Munroe Hall, Room 107
• Phone: (773) 325-7202
If you are having trouble with your room keys and/or DePaul ID Card hall access, visit your Area Office during move-in hours for assistance. After-hours assistance is available by visiting the front desk receptionist who will contact a facilities assistant for support.
All moving/product boxes should be broken down and taken along with garbage to the designated trash rooms on each floor in each hall or to the dumpsters outside of the residence halls. It is preferred to dispose of large boxes and trash items directly to the dumpsters.
All traditional halls have loftable bed ends, as do Courtside, Sanctuary Hall, Sanctuary Townhomes, and Sheffield Square. Please only adjust beds if you have the help of another person. While the process is not difficult, it is not a one-person job. Residents may place a work order for crew assistance if necessary, but these requests may take several business days to fulfill. We also provide a guard rail with all of our loftable bed ends (except in Centennial and McCabe). If students in Centennial or McCabe choose to bunk their non-loftable beds and would like a guard rail, the student would need to provide one themselves. NOTE: The amount for repair or replacement is the responsibility of the resident. If you attempt to adjust any furniture on your own and it ends up damaged, please submit a work order. To submit a work order, visit go.depaul.edu/workorders.
Questins or concerns about rented micro-fridge units should be directed to the Residence Hall Council at (773) 325-4742 or email@example.com. You may also reach out to the vendor directly at MyCollegeFridge.com.
Non-emergency repair requests can be sent via the online work order form. Housing receives the form and assigns personnel or vendors to perform the service as needed and as warranted. To expedite service, please be as detailed as possible when completing the request form and send no more than one work order or repair request per form. Please specify the location of the problem (e.g., the light switch in the bathroom). Work orders are only processed during university business hours, Monday through Friday. Examples include:
• Light bulb out (if there are other lights that still work)• Clogged sink drain or shower drain, if not overflowing• Furniture drawers• Desk chairs• Closet organizers – including baskets, drawers, and rails• Appliances missing a part• Window screens• Blinds, as long as they offer privacy• Cable television in lounges• Missing trash can/recycling tote• Assistance with bunking/un-bunking beds, lofting, or moving furniture
If you need to report a facilities-related emergency during the weekend or non-business hours, notify the front desk of your building or call Public Safety at (773) 325-7777.
• Door hardware issues: locks, door handles, door closer• Water issues: leaking, flooding• Building safety/security: card swipes down, Detex alarms, door will not secure • Utility outages: electrical, water, air conditioning, etc. • Clogged toilet or sink • Toilet won't flush or run continuously • Smell of gas natural gas or burning • Appliance does not work (DePaul-owned appliances only) • Pests • Missing furniture • Broken bed or major loft assembly issue (unable to sleep on bed without crew assistance) • Damaged mattresses • Broken glass / window / mirror • Biohazard clean up
Resident Advisors (RAs) will hold mandatory floor meetings for residents during move-in days. Meetings will take place on:
• Saturday, August 28 • Sunday, August 29 • Sunday, September 5
The majority of our Blue Demon Dining options are located on the 1st and 2nd floors of the Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue. These are dining hours and locations open prior to the start of Fall Quarter:
BrownstonesFor coffee, pastries, and more.
Blue Demon Dining HallCafeteria with all-you-care-to-eat dining.
ETCYour DePaul convenience store.
For more dining information, including official Fall Quarter dining hours, visit dineoncampus.com/depaul.
Within 24 hours of your move-in day, you will receive instructions via email regarding Philo, a streaming TV service offering access to 60+ TV channels and cloud-based DVR service. For more details, visit the TV and Technology webpage. Cable TV is only available in community lounge spaces throughout our residential buildings.
The Genius Squad has student staff members who are available to answer questions and offer services. Services include providing patch cords, coax cable (provided by Housing), wireless & ethernet, and general tech help (e.g., campus connection). For tech support on move-in weekends (August 28-29 and September 4-5), there will be a Genius Squad help table located at Brownstones Café inside the Lincoln Park Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue, 1st Floor. Open from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Regular business hours and location for the Genius Squad are weekdays from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Schmitt Academic Center (SAC), 2320 N. Kenmore Avenue, Room 259. Students may also contact the Help Desk by calling (312) 362-8765. The Help Desk will be the fastest way for people to resolve most common tech issues. Anyone is free to call the Help Desk or visit the Genius Squad, though the preferred method for fastest service is the Help Desk.
The Lincoln Park Bookstore is conveniently located on the 1st Floor of Seton Hall, 2425 N. Sheffield Avenue. These are the store hours on move-in days:
Should you have classes on the Loop Campus and want to pick up your books at the Loop Bookstore, located in the DePaul Center, 1 E. Jackson Boulevard, you may visit during these hours prior to the start of Fall Quarter:
Your mailbox is located inside the Student Center, 2250 N. Sheffield Avenue, Suite 317. This is also where you will pick up your mailbox key. These are the mailroom hours on move-in days:
For regular Fall 2021 hours, visit the Lincoln Park Campus Mail Center webpage.
DePaul Central helps you manage the business side of being a student, including financial aid. The DePaul Central office is open Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. They will be NOT be open on the weekend move-in dates or on Labor Day (Monday, September 6).
Until the first official day of Fall Quarter, The Ray Meyer Fitness Center (The Ray) will operate under summer hours. Therefore, your membership will not be activated until Wednesday, September 8. If you would like to visit the The Ray earlier, you may purchase a $43 limited summer membership or a $7 day pass upon each visit. For Fall 2021 hours at The Ray, visit go.depaul.edu/the-ray.
Discover Chicago courses begin with Immersion Week, which starts Monday, August 30. Immersion Week is five days of experiential learning where students are immersed in the city examining the class topic. It is then followed by seven weeks of traditional course work during the regular Fall Quarter (2.5 meeting hours per week). Explore Chicago courses operate during the regular Fall Quarter schedule, which begins Wednesday, September 8. Students have four meeting hours per week with an experiential learning core of at least three field excursions.For questions about Explore and Discover, call First-Year Programs, (773) 325-7573.
Now that we’re all back on campus, DePaul is holding an extended Welcome Week from August 30 - September 10! Below is a list of virtual and in-person Welcome Week events (you may need to RSVP).