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Student services and engagement

​Fully vaccinated individuals who are on campus will be highly encouraged—though not required—to wear a face mask indoors. Individuals who have not been vaccinated are expected to wear a mask at all ​times. Units, departments and individuals within the univ

Yes! If y​ou want to go to a concert at the School of Music, see a play at The Theatre School or catch a game at Wintrust Arena or Wish Field, you'll be able to do that. Student organizations will be given parameters for gathering in person safely, though they likely will still meet virtually from time to time.

The fall will be a time when we can interact and engage with each other in person, and continue to take advantage of what we've found to be effective in the remote environment. Our student support services will be open on campus with options to get assistance both in person and online to help students in any way that they can.

All 28 of chapters are very excited to start back in person in the fall. DePaul typically has about 500 students who participate in the recruitment and intake processes. Recruitment and intake processes vary by chapter and are still in development for fall. More details will be shared over the summer on the Fraternity and Sorority Life website.

ID cards will be available for students with in-person classes. Please visit DePaul's ID Services website for the latest information on locations and hours of operation. DePaul also offers a new, fast and easy online photo submission option where your DePaul ID card can be mailed to you.

U-Passes will be offered to eligible students for the spring quarter. However, students can opt out of the program by April 19, 2021 by completing a​​ form found on the U-Pass web page​.​​ 

For the most up-to-date information, visit Information Service's ID​s and U-Pass web page​. ​​

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​.​

Yes. Students who live off-campus may sign up for a plan by completing a non-resident meal plan form
Students can add flex dollars to their student ID and use it at DePaul dining locations. All dining locations also accept cash and debit cards.
Select dining locations are currently open in the Lincoln Park Student Center. However, dining will not be available on the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses for Summer 2021.
Visit DePaul's Dining Services website for open locations and hours of operation.

​No, there are still plenty of rental properties available in Chicago, even with leases starting Jan. 1. Visit DePaul's off-campus housing website ​for more information.

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