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ELA Next Steps

As a newly-admitted DePaul student, you'll use Campus Connect​ to help you complete the final steps to enroll at DePaul.​

Get Started

  • Log in to Campus Connect​ using your username and password sent to you when you first applied to DePaul.

If you’ve forgotten your Campus Connect password, use the “Recover Password” link on the login page. If you’ve not received your Campus Connect user ID, contact the Information Services Help Desk at +1 (312) 362-8765 or​ and inform them that you are a newly-admitted ELA student.

Reserve Your Spot

Declare your intent to enroll by submitting your $100 USD non-refundable tuition deposit.   

  • Submit your tuition deposit from the ELA Tuition Deposit Submission Link​From the Payment page, click on the deposit tab towards the top center of the page then choose the term and deposit type (English Language Deposit).

​Please note: Your deposit will be credited to your student account and will be deducted from your bill after you register for classes and will only apply to the term for which you’ve been admitted.

Submit Campus Housing Agreement (Optional)

Some students may wish to have on-campus housing. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date your Housing Agreement, prepayment and parent/guardian voucher (if necessary) are received by the Department of Housing Services.

To apply for housing, submit your on-campus Housing Agreement through Campus Connect​.

  • Log in to Campus Connect​ using your username and password.
  • Use the menu sequence: Self Service > Admission > Next Steps > Campus Housing.
  • Submit your on-campus Housing Agreement.
  • Submit the $400 USD prepayment.

Online I-20 Request Process

Admitted students should complete the online I-20 request process​ after reserving their space at ELA (See "Reserve Your Spot" Above). Completed requests and all other required documentation should be uploaded electronically, mailed, faxed or dropped off to:

  • ​English Language Academy
    25 E. Jackson Boulevard
    Lewis Center, Suite 1700
    Chicago, IL 60604

Please note: Required documents vary by student and the online I-20 request process​ will provide the exact requirements for your student type and situation. 

ELA New Student Orientation

Information about ELA New Student Orientation is on page one of your ELA Letter of Admission. Contact​ for more information about ELA New Student Orientation. 

Electronic Legal Document Check-In

F-1 students must legally report to DePaul University.  Click Here to view instructions for Document Upload.