Fall 2020 > FAQs > Student services and engagement
We understand you and your families may be facing financial pressures caused by the pandemic. DePaul has already started an urgent fundraising campaign to provide additional targeted grant support to students based on financial need. This is in addition to our decision last spring to rescind a planned tuition increase for the 2020-2021 academic year in recognition of the economic impact COVID-19 has had on many families. For fall, we also will cancel the student activity fee and Athletics fee, and the student U-Pass will be optional for eligible students.
Yes. Non-resident students can sign up for a plan by completing a non-resident meal plan form.
Students can also add flex dollars to their student ID and use it for DePaul dining. All dining locations also accept cash and debit cards.
DePaul University neither recommends nor advises against particular properties. Sudents should determine what is most important to them in off-campus housing (neighborhood, price, safety, proximity to other college students, etc.), and then research and visit various properties that align with their goals. Make sure to visit several properties for comparison purposes. You can learn more on DePaul’s off-campus housing website.
No, there are still plenty of rental properties available in Chicago, even with leases starting September 1. Visit DePaul's off-campus housing website for more information.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to talk through your situation and discuss your options.
Yes! Many of the same academic support services DePaul has always offered will be available virtually. This includes:
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submit a question to our COVID-19 response team.