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Student services and engagement

If you were exposed to COVID-19 and have no symptoms: 
  • Check the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance to determine if you need to quarantine and when to test.
  • Then, report confirmed COVID-19 cases of DePaul community members online or call (773) 207-4340. A representative is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If you have possible COVID-19 symptoms
  • Regardless of vaccination status, get tested as soon as possible. Stay home (except to get tested) while you have symptoms and do NOT attend in-person class or come to campus for work. 
  • Then, report confirmed COVID-19 cases of DePaul community members online​ or call (773) 207-4340. A representative is available Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.​

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

Students enrolled in Discover and Explore Chicago courses will automatically be entered into the U-Pass program and charged $105. They will receieve their U-Pass on their first day of classes. Students enrolled in the online version of these courses will be refunded the $105 fee on the 10th day of fall quarter. 

Students not in Discover or Explore Chicago courses can opt-in by completing the opt-in form. To be eligible, students must: 
  • Be enrolled full-time (12 credit hours for undergraduate or 8 credit hours for graduate) 
  • Be enrolled in a degree seeking program
  • Complete the opt-in form by Sept. 23 
Students taking online or hybrid classes are also eligible as long as they meet the above requirements.

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 accept credit/debit cards. Select locations also accept cash.
Visit the Blue Demon Dining website​ for locations and hours of operation. 

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