COVID-19 Updates and Guidance > Guidance > Health & Safety Practices > Planning In-Person Events
In alignment with the city’s “Protecting Chicago” framework and the state’s “Restore Illinois” guidelines, DePaul University has established protocol for on or off campus events and activities during Phase 4. It is critical to note that this is subject to change due to modifications to current guidance from city or state officials or a shifting in phases.
In accordance with recommendations from the
Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) and DePaul’s commitment to keeping the community safe,
virtual meetings should be considered first and foremost. Departments considering an in-person gathering must demonstrate why a virtual option is impossible.
Outdoor areas may be utilized when and where available (e.g., when not being used for outdoor classes or fitness). Physical distancing must be applied. Please note, as has always been the case, the DePaul Center Terrace and the Lincoln Park Campus Quad must be reserved via
Student Centers/Conference Services.
If ANY of the following applies, individuals should stay at home and NOT come to campus or attending in-person gatherings:
To align with the university’s decision to have the first two weeks of classes full remote, in-person student organization on or off campus gatherings are prohibited during that time (January 4-17, 2021).