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Student Organizations

Being involved with your campus community virtually or in person will enhance your DePaul experience! It’s just a matter of choosing HOW to enhance your time as Blue Demon through 300+ student organizations and many other ways to get involved!

Looking to get involved? Our involvement opportunities are available in this virtual setting!

Involvement Fair

Check out the Involvement Fairs! Many of our student organizations and departments will be available to share about ways to get involved through their specific area. This event will take place on:

  • Friday, September 9th from 1 pm - 4 pm | Lincoln Park Quad
  • Tuesday, September 18th from 1 pm - 4 pm | Loop Campus, DePaul Center Concourse

Involvement Calculator
Involvement Calculator

Not sure where to start with your involvement at DePaul? Fill out the Involvement Calculator!

This is a resource for incoming and current students as a first look into involvement at DePaul through student organizations, departments, and additional opportunities. Once we receive the form with your interests, the Office of Student Involvement will provide an individualized report of ways to get involved at DePaul.

Still have questions?

Still have questions about getting involved? Email studentorgs@depaul.edu to set up a meeting with our Student Organization Specialist.

You can check out all the ways to get involved on DeHub, our campus-wide student engagement tool that provides students, faculty, and staff with a direct connection to student organization and departmental portals, upcoming events and more!

Please be aware that DePaul University has no affiliation with student groups that are not registered student organizations. Students are encouraged to contact the Student Organization Specialist if they have any concerns or would like clarification about a group's registration status for the academic year.

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Frequently Asked Questions

With classes, schoolwork, work, friends, family, and personal time it can be really hard to find the time to get involved on-campus. What if we told you that getting involved improves all of those areas we listed above. Involvement has been shown to helps you.
  • Find your own place at DePaul
  • Put your values in action
  • Make new friends
  • Get better grades
  • Build your resume
  • Apply classroom knowledge to real life
  • Challenge yourself
  • Expose yourself to multiculturalism
  • Meet faculty and staff (recommendation letters, advising, mentoring, support)
  • And don’t forget – have fun!

So whether you are involved in one service organization, the DePaul Activities Board, Student Government, among others you can put our own personal spin on our DePaul experience.

  • Figure out what you are looking for in an organization. Do you want to serve the community? Get better connected with your academic major? Learn more about social justice issues? Meet classmates with similar values and interests?
  • Visit DeHUB to browse all current DePaul student organizations. Did you know we have over 300+ organizations to choose from.
  • Once you find the organizations you want to join, take a further look at their DeHUB page. They’ll list general body meetings, events and contact information. To get started with that organization, you can attend one of their events, contact their members, or attend an open general body meeting.
  • You can also visit these organizations at one of the Involvement Fairs
A high percentage of DePaul students are commuter students. If you aren’t sure how to juggle an organization with your other priorities (school work, commute time, etc), then just ask. Many of our student organizations have meetings and events at times and locations that are convenient for all their members. Talk to a member of their executive board and see how you can make a great impact even when you’re not on-campus all the time.
  • Check the DeHUB calendar
  • Check out posters in the Student Center and DePaul Center
  • Check out our calendar
  • Ask your classmates and friends
  • Your classes – do group projects with classmates you don’t know very well or strike up a conversation when you’re waiting for class to start.
  • Join a student organization – we have 300+ organizations on campus that you can find on DeHUB
  • Campus and student organization events – There are events weekly
  • Get to know your Residence Hall – Each hall has programs every quarter or invite someone you don’t know to watch a movie!
It’s important to get organized! You’ll want to figure out date, time, location, marketing, and funding. If your organization needs Marketing Support, contact the OSI Marketing Team through DeHUB. Simply click on forms and select either Marketing Design or Website Development. Below there is a list of what we can help you with:
  • Create, update or redesign your organization’s website
  • Create logos, promotional flyers, and other graphics
  • Provide useful tips and tricks for promoting your organization through social media

Yes, but there is a university process for getting a speaker approved to appear on campus.

First note that if the speaker will only be speaking to members of your student organization, or will be speaking at an off-campus location, the speaker does not have to be reviewed and approved by the university.

If other members of the DePaul and/or Chicago community will be invited to the event, and the event is being held on campus, the university must review and approve the requested speaker. A Speaker Review Committee consisting of two faculty, two staff and two student members conducts the review, keeping in mind a number of considerations, and then makes a recommendation to the director of Student Involvement. Student organizations can log into DeHUB for more information for the Speaker Review Procedure.

DePaul is committed to fostering an educational community that welcomes free and open discourse. We believe that speakers provide an opportunity for students to hear and discuss opposing viewpoints on a wide range of topics. As such, DePaul encourages student organizations to plan, promote and engage in thoughtful, respectful and challenging dialogue, including through guest speakers.

Student Organization Search

Interested to see what student organizations are active at DePaul? Click the button below to use our handy student organization search tool.