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Welcome Week 2019

Welcome Week 2019

Welcome Week 2019 Events

  • Taste of DePaul University
    Date:  Sunday, September 8
    Time:  4-7 PM
    Place: LPC Quad & St. Vincent's Circle
  • Movie on the Quad
    Date:  Sunday, September 8
    Time:  8:30 PM
    Place: LPC Quad
  • Play Day at the Ray
    Date:  Monday, September 9
    Time:  1-4 PM
    Place: LPC Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center
  • Blue Demon Welcome
    Date:  Tuesday, September 10
    Time:  10 AM
    Place: Wintrust Arena
  • Explore the Loop (immediately following Blue Demon Welcome)
    Date:  Tuesday, September 10
    Time:  8:30 PM
    Place: DePaul Center
  • Loop Block Party
    Date:  Wednesday, September 11
    Time:  2-5 PM
    Place: Loop Pritzker Park
  • Demon JAM
    Date:  Wednesday, September 11
    Time:  7 PM
    Place: LPC Student Center 120 AB
  • Blue Thursday
    Date:  Thursday, September 12
    Time:  1-5 PM
    Place: LPC Quad & Loop DePaul Center Concourse
  • Community Fest
    Date:  Thursday, September 12
    Time:  4-8 PM
    Place: LPC Student Center 120AB
  • Involvement Fair & Real Life Recess
    Date:  Friday, September 13
    Time:  1-4 PM
    Place: LPC Quad
  • First Friday Fun
    Date:  Friday, September 13
    Time:  5-9 PM
    Place: LPC Student Center Parking Lot

Tips to Starting at DePaul

When are the bookstores open for me to buy books?

Lincoln Park Bookstore Hours: 

Monday - Friday: 9 am - 6 pm

Saturday: 10 am - 3 pm

Sunday: CLOSED


Loop Bookstore H​ours: 

Monday - Friday: 7 am - 10 pm

Saturday: 8 am - 8 pm

Sunday: 11 am - 6 pm


​A tip for new book buyers: if you have courses on the Loop campus, you'll go to the Loop bookstore to buy your books. If your class is in Lincoln Park, your books will be at the Lincoln Park bookstore. ​​

Do I need anything to attend Welcome Week events?

All you'll need is your DePaul student ID - this is your ticket to entering almost all Welcome Week events!

An RSVP is not required to attend most events; Events requiring an RSVP will say so in their event descriptions on DeHUB.

Is there a cost to attend Welcome Week events?

There is no cost for most Welcome Week events. Almost all Welcome Week events are free to all DePaul students!

I need my student ID - when is ID Services open?

ID Services Hours

  • Monday - Friday:  9am - 5pm

If you are a returning student and need a new ID, you'll need to go to ID Services to have it replaced, for which there is a cost. ​

I have mail in the Student Mail Center - when can I pick that up?

The mail center will be open the following hours during the academic year: 

  • Monday - Friday: 10 am - 8:30 pm
  • Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Visit the Student Mail Center website for their FAQs about receiving mail on campus.​

Is there someone who can help me with setting up my technology?

The Technology Support Center (TSC) (technical support) is available help with wireless, ethernet, telephone and general questions.

You also may speak with a Technology Support Center representative by calling (312) 362-8765.​

When will DePaul Central be open?

DePaul Central is open Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.

They can also be reached via email at dpcl@depaul.edu​ or phone (312) 362-8610 or via Live Chat during business hours.

Where and when can I eat on campus?

Your meal plan begins the day you move in to your residence hall, regardless of what day that is, or the first day of classes for commuter meal plans. Visit DePaul Dining Services​ for information about locations and hours.

Is there an app that can help me transition to being a student at DePaul?

​iDePaul is our app, and it can be a big help to you on the go!


iDePaul is free and available for the iPhone, Blackb​erry and Android. The app provides one-stop access to campus maps, university news, the library, the DePaul directory, campus events​ and more.​