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For Students

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For Students
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We’re committed to offering you a high-quality, connected and personalized educational experience that is comfortable, safe and flexible.

Please know that the health, well-being and safety of you and the entire university are our primary focus. The dedication of our distinguished faculty and staff combined with the resilience of students like you will provide a safe environment for you to learn—and succeed.

Students should take proper precautions to safeguard their health. This includes staying home when sick and following DePaul’s health and safety guidelines.

Updated April 11, 2022

Students are required to be fully vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19. Find more information about this requirement.

COVID-19 Vaccine

Notify DePaul if you have tested positive for COVID-19.

COVID-19 Reporting Protocol

Learn what you should do if you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms or were exposed to someone who tested positive.

Health Monitoring

Learn about DePaul’s on-campus recommendations and protocols, including mask guidance.

Health and Safety Practices

See how DePaul prepared campus with investments in improved indoor air quality, widely available masks and hand sanitizer, and a cleaning regimen for high-touch surfaces.

Public Health Measures

Review DePaul’s guidelines for students who are planning or attending events on and off campus.

On-Campus Experiences

Learn about the safety measures that are in place for DePaul’s resident community.


DePaul's dashboard represents new COVID-19 cases reported to the university of students, faculty or staff who were diagnosed with COVID-19 and who were on campus while they were potentially infectious.

COVID-19 Dashboard