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On-Campus safety precautions and reminders

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(DePaul University/Jeff Carrion)
​​As some students, faculty and staff return to campus for select winter quarter courses following DePaul's two week quarantine, please remember to Take Care DePaul and abide by the following:

  • Face masks: Wear a face mask on campus at all times. For more information on how to properly wear one, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website.
  • #CampusClear: Complete a self screening on the #CampusClear app before visiting campus every day.
  • Social Distancing: Keep a safe distance of six feet or more between you and others in both indoor and outdoor spaces on campus. To learn more, visit the CDC website.
  • Handwashing: Frequently wash your hands or use one of DePaul's hand sanitizer stations. For more information on key times to wash your hands and how to safely do so, visit the CDC website.
  • Travel: Before traveling to another state, visit the city of Chicago's regularly updated Travel Order to determine if you will need to quarantine following your travel to an impacted state.
  • Small gatherings: According to the city of Chicago's executive order, indoor gatherings cannot exceed six non-household members.

If you feel sick or are exposed to COVID-19

If you begin to feel sick, including any of the symptoms outlined on #CampusClear, stay home as mandated by the city of Chicago. Do not come to campus. Then, get tested for COVID-19 either through a local testing site or your healthcare provider.

Finally, if you learn of a confirmed case or exposure to COVID-19:

  • Report about yourself here
  • Report about someone else here   

For more information, updates and FAQs on DePaul's efforts, please visit the COVID-19 Updates and Guidance website and be sure to to take a few moments to review and commit to DePaul Community's Health and Safety Pledge.   

Thank you for taking care of each other. We're all in this together.