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Prospective Students

Technology Services and Resources for Prospective Students


If you need your password for the application system to be reset, please contact the Help Desk at 312-362-8765.  If you need assistance with or have any questions about your online application, please contact the Office of Admission at 312-362-8300.  If you are calling from outside Illinois, please call 1-800-4-DEPAUL, or send an e-mail to

Check the Status of Your Application

Shortly after you apply, you will receive an e-mail containing your Campus Connection login information.  Once you receive this email, please login to Campus Connection with your username and temporary password.  The system will prompt you to change your password and select a security question. You will see a “To Do” list that indicates any actions required on your part to complete the application process.  To view the status of your application, navigate to Main Menu > Self Service > Admissions > View Application Status.

Laptop Recommendations

Incoming students often purchase a laptop to use for their studies at DePaul. Students who bring laptops may have more flexibility in scheduling some classes.  For additional recommendations on which computer to purchase, please contact your college office.  For discounts on computers, software, and other technology, visit the Demon Discounts website.

Placement Testing

Information regarding the online placement process is available here.

Technology on Campus

​DePaul strives to provide the latest technology to its students.  All DePaul campuses feature the following:
  • High-speed internet & wireless network
  • Technology-equipped classrooms
  • State-of-the-art computer labs
  • Remote printing to computer labs
  • Online course registration
  • Free subscription to Office 365
  • Free unlimited access to, an online library with instructional videos on the latest software, creative, and business tools and skills
  • Access to the iDePaul smart phone app, with class schedules, university events and news, campus maps, athletic information, DePaul videos, and more
  • Advanced online learning technology with two-way video conferencing
  • Discounted software, Apple & Windows computers, mobile technology, and other electronics and hardware

For more information about all that DePaul has to offer, contact the Office of Admission