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COVID-19

COVID-19

DePaul is working tirelessly to provide everyone in our community with constant updates in these very uncertain times. One of the biggest... read more

Mental health resources

Mental health resources

​One of DePaul's top priorities is to keep all of our students safe and healthy, both physically and mentally, now and... read more

Digitial Engagement Network (DEN)

Digitial Engagement Network (DEN)

​​​During spring break, the Office of Student Involvement launched a new online resource for student engagement known as the Digital... read more

Sign up to receive weekly news from DePaul: Newsline Week in Review

Sign up to receive weekly news from DePaul: Newsline Week in Review

Parents and families of DePaul students are encouraged to subscribe to DePaul Newsline Week in Review... read more

Spring and summer courses have moved online: Some things to know

Spring and summer courses have moved online: Some things to know

​​​​​Nearly all spring and summer quarter courses at DePaul have been moved to remote learning, an arrangement that many students are... read more

DePaul Connection

DePaul Connection

DePaul Connection, a new series of video updates from DePaul administrators, was launched on Wednesday, March 25. The videos... read more

Spring quarter building closures on DePaul's campuses

Spring quarter building closures on DePaul's campuses

Due to the COVID-19 crisis and state-wide stay-at-home order, many campus buildings are closed, and access to open buildings is severely... read more

All you need to know about housing and dining for students remaining on campus!

All you need to know about housing and dining for students remaining on campus!

​​​​​​​​​Students who are not living on campus during spring quarter and completed their move and check-out process by March 22 have begun... read more

Blue Demon Week 2020 is almost here!

Blue Demon Week 2020 is almost here!

​​​Tell your student to be on the lookout for information regarding Blue Demon Week which will be January 21 through January 26! They... read more

Dates to Know: Winter 2020

Dates to Know: Winter 2020

​Below are important dates to know for this winter quarter 2020. For more dates during this quarter and in the future, visit DePaul's... read more

For first-year students: Student Success Coaching program kicks off this quarter!

For first-year students: Student Success Coaching program kicks off this quarter!

​​In yet another effort to support the retention and success of all first-year students at DePaul, the Office of New Student and Family... read more

Winter Career Fair 2020

Winter Career Fair 2020

​The Career Center welcomes all students and alumni to the Winter Career Fair 2020 to interact with top employers from a wide variety of... read more

Winter Welcome Week just wrapped up

Winter Welcome Week just wrapped up

​​Once fall quarter finals are wrapped up, students can hardly wait to go home and hibernate for six weeks. After the holidays pass and the... read more

Subscribe to DePaul Newsline's Week in Review!

Subscribe to DePaul Newsline's Week in Review!

​Want to keep up with the latest DePaul news? From university announcements to faculty research to student profiles, Newsline collects all... read more

Register for Alumni and Family Weekend now!

Register for Alumni and Family Weekend now!

Mark your calendars: DePaul's annual Alumni and Family Weekend is October 18-20! The schedule is full of exciting events for everyone,... read more

Things to know about FERPA

Things to know about FERPA

During orientation, there is a lot of information to take note of and process. It's easy to miss a few things here and there. At... read more

Have you heard about DePaul's tuition insurance?

Have you heard about DePaul's tuition insurance?

It might be hard to imagine your student going through personal or medical issues that force them to withdraw from one or more of their... read more

Health services... You have options!

Health services... You have options!

Being far away from your student is difficult, especially when they're under the weather or having medical issues. If your student... read more

Be prepared for fall quarter move-out and winter quarter move-in

Be prepared for fall quarter move-out and winter quarter move-in

Fall quarter is only 11 weeks, meaning November is closer than it seems! Here are some details for students living in the Lincoln Park... read more

Winter quarter registration is just around the corner!

Winter quarter registration is just around the corner!

Time passes quickly at DePaul, each quarter is only 11 weeks! Winter quarter 2020 registration begins as early Thursday, October 11 -- just... read more

Follow Veep Gene, Vice President for Student Affairs, on social media!

Follow Veep Gene, Vice President for Student Affairs, on social media!

Whether your student is returning to Chicago for class or they are starting their first quarter at DePaul, the beginning of fall quarter... read more

Dates to Know: Fall 2019 and Winter 2020

Dates to Know: Fall 2019 and Winter 2020

​​​October 17 Begin December Quarter/Graduate Intersession 2019 registration   Begin... read more

Dates to Know: Spring 2019

Dates to Know: Spring 2019

Monday, April 1, 2019​ Housing agreements for returning students due​ ​Friday, April 12, 2019... read more

Is your student considering living off campus next year? Check out these resources!

Is your student considering living off campus next year? Check out these resources!

Many DePaul students begin thinking about moving from home or the residence halls to an off-campus location near the Loop or Lincoln Park... read more

Attention parents and families of graduating students!

Attention parents and families of graduating students!

Here is some need-to-know information for parents and family attending DePaul’s commencement. DePaul Commencement Website  This... read more

Sr. Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking author, to screen new documentary at DePaul this spring

Sr. Helen Prejean, Dead Man Walking author, to screen new documentary at DePaul this spring

DePaul University’s Division of Mission and Ministry will be hosting a series of social justice-focused events from Monday April 8 to... read more

TedX DePaul is Friday, April 12

TedX DePaul is Friday, April 12

TEDx DePaul University is back for its fourth year on Friday, April 12 at the newly open Holtschneider Performance Center. This year’s theme... read more

Time to start thinking about housing for next year!

Time to start thinking about housing for next year!

Most parents and their students will begin thinking about different housing options for the upcoming school year as Winter Quarter... read more

Dates to Know: Winter 2019

Dates to Know: Winter 2019

Date Event Saturday, January 19, 2019 Grades of "W"... read more

Did You Know: DePaul hosts Winter Welcome Back first week of Winter Quarter

Did You Know: DePaul hosts Winter Welcome Back first week of Winter Quarter

Did you know that beginning in Winter 2018, DePaul University’s Division of Student Affairs has hosted a week-long series of events and... read more

Book review: The Stress-Free College Student

Book review: The Stress-Free College Student

The Stress-Free College Student: Natural Tips for a Happier Campus LifeAlthough this book is geared toward stressed-out college students, it... read more

Peer student success coaching program launched Winter Quarter

Peer student success coaching program launched Winter Quarter

At the beginning of Winter Quarter 2019, every first-year student gained access to a Student Success Coach at DePaul. The success coaches... read more

Blue Demon Week 2019 is January 27-February 2!

Blue Demon Week 2019 is January 27-February 2!

Encourage your students to celebrate their DePaul pride at one or more of the many events taking place during Blue Demon Week 2019, January... read more

Winter internship fair taking place Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Winter internship fair taking place Tuesday, February 26, 2019

All DePaul University students and alumni are invited to participate in the 2019 Winter Internship Fair, which will take place on Tuesday,... read more

Family Weekend 2018 is October 12-14: Register today!

Family Weekend 2018 is October 12-14: Register today!

Family Weekend is just around the corner, and we have a schedule packed with great events  for everyone to enjoy! Register today!Your... read more

Start planning for Fall Quarter move-out and Winter Break move-in!

Start planning for Fall Quarter move-out and Winter Break move-in!

While it seems early to be thinking about the end of Fall Quarter, November will sneak up on both you and your student. As you make travel... read more

Things to know about FERPA

Things to know about FERPA

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about FERPA as you and your student attended orientation, registered for classes and applied for financial... read more

Have you purchased tuition insurance?

Have you purchased tuition insurance?

There’s no way of foreseeing medical or personal issues that force students to withdraw from classes. If your student doesn’t have proper... read more

Get ready for Winter Quarter registration!

Get ready for Winter Quarter registration!

Did you know? Your students can start searching for available courses for Winter Quarter before registration opens! Students can begin... read more

Dates to Know: Fall 2018 and Winter 2019

Dates to Know: Fall 2018 and Winter 2019

Please take note of some important upcoming dates during the rest of the Fall Quarter and the upcoming Winter Quarter:... read more

Book summary and review: Off to College, by Roger H. Martin

Book summary and review: Off to College, by Roger H. Martin

The following description of the book Off to College was taken from Amazon.comFor many parents, sending their child off to college can be a... read more

Have a student graduating in June? Then you need to read this!

Have a student graduating in June? Then you need to read this!

If you have a student at DePaul who soon will be graduating, here is some need-to-know information for attending DePaul’s... read more

Off-campus Housing Resources at DePaul

Off-campus Housing Resources at DePaul

If your student is thinking about moving from home or the residence halls to an off-campus location near the Loop or Lincoln Park... read more

DePaul Named for Best Game Design Programs by Princeton Review

DePaul Named for Best Game Design Programs by Princeton Review

In early March, the Princeton Review named DePaul's College of Computing and Digital Media to its lists of "Top 50... read more

DePaul Names Erin Archer as Treasurer

DePaul Names Erin Archer as Treasurer

​In January 2018, DePaul named Erin Archer its new Treasurer. With DePaul since November 2015, Archer is responsible for external... read more

Dates to Know: Spring 2018

Dates to Know: Spring 2018

Spring Quarter 2018 Sunday, April 1, 2018 Housing agreements for returning students due Friday, April 6, 2018 Last... read more

The College of Liberal Arts wants your opinion

The College of Liberal Arts wants your opinion

Attention families of students in the College of Liberal Arts: We're interested in your thoughts. Around the second week of February... read more

Cultural & Resource Centers Open House on January 25

Cultural & Resource Centers Open House on January 25

The Office of Multicultural Student Success (OMSS) invites you to celebrate the newly formed Cultural & Resource Centers at DePaul... read more

Families of Seniors: Graduation is Coming!

Families of Seniors: Graduation is Coming!

This year's Commencement will mark our inaugural ceremonies in the new Wintrust Arena, located just south of downtown Chicago. With... read more

2018 - 2019 Housing Planning

2018 - 2019 Housing Planning

As Winter Quarter progresses, many of you (or your students) may start thinking about housing options for the upcoming school year. There... read more

Winter Internship Fair

Winter Internship Fair

The Career Center invites all DePaul University students and alumni to participate in the 2018 Winter Internship Fair, taking place on... read more

Book review: Straight A’s Aren’t Enough

Book review: Straight A’s Aren’t Enough

Book review: Straight A's Aren't Enough Vicki Nelson of College Parent Central... read more

Dates to Know: Winter 2018

Dates to Know: Winter 2018

Winter Quarter 2018 Thursday, February 1, 2018 DEADLINE: Application for June 2018 Commencement and June 2018 Degree... read more

Highlights from Around DePaul - Winter 2018

Highlights from Around DePaul - Winter 2018

DePaul Art Museum Turns Spotlight on Printmaking in 3 Winter Exhibitions Three exhibitions will include... read more

Family Weekend 2017 - Register Now!

Family Weekend 2017 - Register Now!

Family Weekend is just around the corner, and we have a schedule full of great events for your family and student to enjoy! Last... read more

DePaul Central Updates

DePaul Central Updates

"Share My Information" Do you know about the "Share My Information" feature in Campus Connect? Students can grant... read more

Fall Move-Out and Winter Break for the Residence Halls

Fall Move-Out and Winter Break for the Residence Halls

While it seems early to be thinking about the end of the Fall Quarter, November will sneak up on both you and your student. As you make... read more

Winter Quarter Registration is Coming

Winter Quarter Registration is Coming

Did you know? Your students can start searching for available courses for Winter Quarter before registration opens! As early as October 3rd,... read more

Suggested Reading: How to Raise An Adult and The Passion of Parenting

Suggested Reading: How to Raise An Adult and The Passion of Parenting

  Book review: How to Raise an Adult In How to Raise an Adult, Julie Lythcott-Haims draws on research, conversations with... read more

Dates to Know: Fall 2017

Dates to Know: Fall 2017

Fall Quarter 2017 Monday, October 2, 2017 December Intersession Agreements Available (Lincoln Park residence... read more

Summer Orientation Evaluation Reminder

Summer Orientation Evaluation Reminder

If you attended orientation with your student this summer, please take a moment to complete our orientation evaluation. This is the same... read more

REGISTER NOW: Family Weekend 2017!

REGISTER NOW: Family Weekend 2017!

Family Weekend takes place October 13 – 15 this year, with many exciting events already planned! Registration information and an overview... read more

Parent & Family Resource Website

Parent & Family Resource Website

We have worked to develop a site for parents and families to access resources, information, or communications we’ve created or shared... read more

Move-In is Just Around the Corner!

Move-In is Just Around the Corner!

With many students moving in to their Fall residences this weekend and over the next week, we want to be sure you have the best... read more

Welcome Week & Back to School Events

Welcome Week & Back to School Events

​As the school year kicks off, so does Welcome Week! Students – both new and returning – are encouraged to explore all DePaul has to offer,... read more

Suggested Reading: You're on Your Own & Five Conversations Parents and College Students Should Have

Suggested Reading: You're on Your Own & Five Conversations Parents and College Students Should Have

Book review: You’re On Your Own: But Call Me If You Need Me This review offers a perspective on a book... read more

Save the Date: Family Weekend 2017

Save the Date: Family Weekend 2017

This year's Family Weekend will take place October 13 - 15, 2017. Family Weekend invites families back to campus to experience... read more

Keeping Your Student on Track with DePaul’s Student Success Website

Keeping Your Student on Track with DePaul’s Student Success Website

Registration for classes for Fall Quarter 2017 will open on Thursday, April 27 (based on the number of credit hours your student currently... read more

DePaul Basketball Returns to Chicago, Get Your Season Tickets Today!

DePaul Basketball Returns to Chicago, Get Your Season Tickets Today!

Whether you are midway through your first year as a DePaul parent or in the middle of your last, you know that DePaul is a vibrant and... read more

Off-Campus Housing for 2017 - 2018

Off-Campus Housing for 2017 - 2018

If your student is looking to secure housing off-campus for next academic year, this event is one to share! The Off-Campus Housing Fair... read more

Spring Quarter Care Packages on Sale Now

Spring Quarter Care Packages on Sale Now

As your student prepares for Spring Quarter finals, the Office of Admission would like to provide an opportunity for you to tell your son... read more

Graduation Information

Graduation Information

For those of you who are almost at the finish line with your student, DePaul's graduation website provides you with details about... read more

Two Books Worth Reading: Emptying the Nest & Money Management for Recent College Grads

Two Books Worth Reading: Emptying the Nest & Money Management for Recent College Grads

Emptying the Nest: Launching Your Young Adult toward Success and Self-Reliance Brad Sachs (2010) In today's rapidly changing... read more

Dates to Know: Spring 2017

Dates to Know: Spring 2017

Spring Quarter 2017 April 18-20, 2017 Lincoln Park Room Selection - for Fall 2017 (on campus housing) Thursday, April 27,... read more

DemonTHON Takes a Stand Against Childhood Illness

DemonTHON Takes a Stand Against Childhood Illness

Staying awake for 24 hours is no easy task. If you add standing and dancing to those 24 hours without a break, the challenge becomes even... read more

Tarell Alvin McCraney to Discuss his Film, 'Moonlight,' on Campus

Tarell Alvin McCraney to Discuss his Film, 'Moonlight,' on Campus

Playwright and Theatre School alumnus Tarell Alvin McCraney will return to campus April 21 for a screening of his Oscar-winning movie,... read more