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Partnership Benefits

DePaul University has a premiere academic reputation. DePaul is the largest private, nonprofit university in the Midwest — ranked in the top 12 nationally and widely renowned for academic excellence. DePaul was recently recognized as one of the "most innovative schools" by U.S. News & World Report. These honors lend insight to the standards of excellence we hold for teaching, learning and preparing students for their future.

Distinguished faculty. Our faculty comes from distinguished academic, professional and research backgrounds and most are active in their fields, providing real-world experience that translates into practical application.

A vast network of successful alumni. DePaul has a reputation for training stellar employees — with more than 160,000 DePaul alumni working in virtually every field all over the world. And nearly 106,000 are in the Chicago area.​

Through DePaul's partnership with HCSC, you have the opportunity to earn your undergraduate or graduate degree with:

  • 10 percent tuition discount*
  • Waived application fee
  • Admission counselors who specialize in serving working adult students
  • Customized events at HCSC

Customized Onsite Degrees in the Chicago Area 

DePaul has the expertise to tailor an education plan to meet your organization's needs and objectives - including bringing DePaul faculty onsite to your company for tailored, cohort degree programs which provide even higher discounts on degree programs.  Encourage your HR representatives to reach out to the DePaul Corporate and Employer Outreach team. To learn more email CorporatePartnership@depaul.edu​

Get the Discount

To receive your tuition discount, indicate HCSC as your employer on the admission application. Then the application fee will be waived and you will be eligible for the discount. DePaul will verify your employment. This discount cannot be used in conjunction with other DePaul scholarships, waivers or awards (including Double Demon).

Current DePaul Student Benefits

Please navigate to your Campus Connect account and visit the Work Experience panel to enter or update your employer information. To navigate to the Work Experience panel in Campus Connect, first select the Profile tile. Next, click Work Experience in the left-hand navigation bar, and finally, click the Add work experience button.

In this panel, please update your most current employer information. If you have indicated that your employer is Walgreens, you are also required to attach proof of your employment as instructed on the Work Experience panel. Please do not submit any password protected documents.​ Please note: this discount cannot be used in conjunction with other DePaul scholarships, waivers or awards, including Double Demon.​ ​

Please contact the Scholarship Team at ofascholarships@depaul.edu if you have any questions.​​​

Double Demon Benefits

Alumni from any of DePaul's colleges who are admitted into a graduate program or a select certificate program automatically qualify for the Double Demon Scholarship. The Double Demon scholarship covers 25 percent of the tuition for a master's degree or a select certificate program.

All alumni admitted to these programs beginning with the Winter Quarter of 2014 or thereafter qualify. This scholarship cannot be used in conjunction with the HCSC tuition discount or any other DePaul scholarships, waivers, discounts or awards.

Deferred Payment Option

If your company has tuition reimbursement, you have the option to defer payment until the end of the term by using DePaul's Employer Tuition Deferral Plan.

Military and Veterans Benefits

Serving returning military members has been a priority at DePaul since World War II. We do not limit the number of veterans who can enroll through the Yellow Ribbon Program, which provides tuition-free education to eligible students. Learn more about your eligibility and veteran educational benefits.

*10 percent tuition discount applies to undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Email CorporatePartnership@depaul.edu for questions on partnership benefits. ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​