Frequently Asked Questions

Can faculty and staff ask students if they are vaccinated or boosted? (Updated 1/13/22)

No. Like any other medical treatment and condition, a student's vaccination status is personal health information, which is confidential under university policy and is a record protected by FERPA. The University Registrar maintains all immunization records according to these requirements. Moreover, some individuals may not be able to get the vaccine due to medical or other reasons and, in line with DePaul's mission, we must practice inclusiveness and care to all members or our community and respect the privacy and dignity of every person.

Can someone ask me to put on a face mask? (Added 3/18/22)

Yes. DePaul will remain a mask-friendly campus out of concern for fellow students and colleagues, and in the spirit of Take Care DePaul. If you are joining a meeting or gathering and a participant asks you to wear a mask, please do so. The community can also download a mask-friendly zone poster to hang in their dorm, office or cubicle to share their mask-wearing preference with others.

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