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Undergraduate Admitted Students: Next Steps ChecklistExpand each step below to learn more.
Declare your intent to enroll through Blue Demon Domain by the National Candidate Reply Date of May 1.
Submit your $200 non-refundable tuition deposit through Blue Demon Domain. (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.)
If you've been admitted after the deposit deadline or for a term other than the fall, submit your deposit within two weeks of receiving your acceptance decision.
Declare your intent to enroll by responding to your offer of admission in Blue Demon Domain.
Due to the unpredictability of COVID-19, Fall housing has yet to be finalized. We are cautiously and methodically working through the pros and cons of each housing option before announcing a final plan. We appreciate your patience.
On-campus housing is guaranteed to students who submit their Housing Agreement and $400 prepayment by May 1. Rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis according to the date your Housing Agreement, prepayment and parent/guardian voucher (if required) are received by the Department of Housing. Specific residence halls and roommates requests are not guaranteed.
To apply for on-campus housing, submit your Housing Agreement and prepayment through the Housing link in Blue Demon Domain.
To view virtual tours of our residence halls, and for more information about living on-campus, visit the DePaul Housing website.
On-campus housing is guaranteed to transfer students who submit their Housing Agreement and $400 prepayment by June 1. 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 Department of Housing.
To apply for housing, submit your on-campus Housing Agreement and $400 prepayment through the Request Housing link in Blue Demon Domain.
Visit DePaul Housing for more information.
International Admission notifies undergraduate applicants of their acceptance to the university. Students will then complete the online I-20 request process (accessible to admitted students only). Completed requests and all other required documentation should be uploaded electronically, mailed, faxed or dropped off to:
DePaul UniversityInternational Admission1 E. Jackson Blvd. Suite 9300Chicago, IL 60604 USA
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.
Prior to registering for orientation, you will need to complete DePaul’s required placement tests for writing and mathematics online. You may be exempt from the placement process based on previous transfer credit. To see if you have fulfilled these requirements or to complete your placement process, go to Blue Demon Domain and use the "Complete Your Placement Process" link on your checklist.
If you have completed exams through Advanced Placement courses, the International Baccalaureate program and A/S or A Levels, you may receive course credit from DePaul based on your scores/transcripts.
You may have your scores/transcripts sent electronically by the testing agency, or you may mail them to:
DePaul UniversityInternational Admission1 E. Jackson Blvd., Suite 9300Chicago, IL 60604 USA
Learn more about DePaul’s Test Credit and Placement process. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org and/or call +1 (312) 362-8610 with questions.
The Premiere DePaul Orientation program will provide you with information you need before beginning your first day of classes. During Premiere DePaul Orientation, you will meet with classmates, become acquainted with the campus and surrounding neighborhoods, and meet with an academic advisor to register for classes.
Sign up for Premiere DePaul Orientation through Blue Demon Domain beginning April 1 for freshman students admitted for the fall quarter. In order to access this registration, you will first need to submit your tuition deposit and complete the required placement process noted above.
Learn more about Premiere DePaul Orientation through the Office of New Student and Family Engagement.
DePaul's transfer student orientation program - Transition DePaul - is a two-part orientation, consisting of both online and on-campus experiences. Once you have completed the online orientation and the placement process outlined above, you will then register for the mandatory on-campus orientation program. During on-campus orientation, you will meet with an academic advisor and register for classes.
Transition DePaul on-campus orientation programs are offered periodically throughout the year.
Get started with your orientation experience:
Learn more about Transition DePaul Orientation through the Office of New Student & Family Engagement.
If you received a SEVIS I-20 or SEVIS DS-2019 from DePaul University,you must complete an electronic immigration document check-in with International Student and Scholar Services (ISS) and update your local U.S. address in Campus Connect within the first week of your arrival on campus.
Click here for further instructions or log in using the button below.
A class registration hold has been placed on your student account and will not be released until ISS receives and reviews your immigration documents and verifies that your local address has been entered in Campus Connection. If your documents are not successfully submitted, you will receive an email from ISS with further instructions.
All admitted international undergraduate and transfer students holding F-1 and J-1 visas are required to complete both a pre-arrival online orientation and attend International Student and Scholar Services (ISS) on-campus international student orientation, as well as complete an online legal document check-in.
Learn more about how to complete the Online Pre-Arrival Orientation. Pre-arrival orientation must be completed before on-campus orientation.
Read more about on-campus orientation and register for orientation by academic term.
If you received a SEVIS I-20 or SEVIS DS-2019, you must complete an online immigration document check-in.
You must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to be considered for need-based financial aid. Submit the FAFSA as soon as possible after January 1 and no later than February 1 for maximum aid consideration for fall quarter.
Note: If you are entering DePaul in winter, spring or summer quarters, file the FAFSA as soon as possible.
DePaul awards scholarships for academic excellence, strong leadership, service to your community and artistic talent. Learn more about our scholarships.
The best way for you to get a feel for what life at DePaul is like is to visit. We offer many options for campus visits to admitted students. Learn more and register online.
Enrollment is contingent upon satisfactory academic performance through all of your educational terms. Send us your official, final transcript from the institution you most recently attended as soon as it becomes available. Failure to submit your final transcript will prevent you from registering for classes.
Submit your transcript to:
If you should fall below the academic standards on which your admission was based or exhibit a significant change in character, DePaul has the right to revoke your offer of admission, withdraw you from any courses for which you have registered and institute additional requirements for reapplication.
If you’ve completed exams through Advanced Placement (AP) courses, A & A/S Level (Cambridge International Examinations) and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB) program, you may receive course credit from DePaul based on your scores/transcripts.
You may have your scores/transcripts sent electronically by the testing agency, or you may mail them to:DePaul UniversityOffice of Undergraduate Admission1 E. Jackson Blvd.Chicago, IL 60604Learn more about DePaul’s Test Credit and Placement process.
DePaul University complies with Illinois state law, which requires students to provide proof of immunization for Tetanus/Diphtheria, Measles, Mumps and Rubella. Learn more about the process, requirements and exemptions.