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Faculty and staff invited to 2021 State of the University address

State of the University

President A. Gabriel Esteban invites faculty and staff to the fifth annual State of the University address.

Join fellow Blue Demons on Sept. 23 at 9:30 a.m. as the State of the University Address returns to campus as an in-person event.

Dr. Esteban will present the university's strategic priorities for the 2021-22 academic year. A question and answer session will immediately follow the address.

The State of the University Address will be held at the Holtschneider Performance Center at the School of Music, located at 2330 N. Halsted Ave.

​Doors open at 9:15 a.m. and the event starts promptly at 9:30 a.m.

This event is for DePaul faculty and staff only. RSVPs are required. Please be prepared to present your DePaul employee ID card to gain entry to this event. In-person capacity is limited. Once capacity is reached, in-person tickets will no longer be available.


Faculty and staff who are unable to attend the event in person and plan to watch the address virtually will need to register to receive their unique streaming link. The streaming link will be emailed directly on Sept. 22. Only those attending the event in person are able to participate in the question and answer session. 

Selecting your ticket

Two ticket types are available. If you would like to attend the event in person, but tickets are no longer available, please sign up for the wait list in addition to registering for a streaming ticket. If space becomes available for in-person attendance, tickets will be released to the wait list in the order individuals signed up.

COVID protocol

This event will follow all COVID-19 protocols. Everyone on campus—regardless of vaccination status—must wear a face mask indoors. Learn more about DePaul's COVID health and safety practices and guidelines online .

This event is subject to change if the City of Chicago restricts in-person gatherings due to an increase in COVID-19 cases.


Limited parking in the Sheffield and Clifton garages will be discounted for attendees. Please present your DePaul ID to receive the discounted rate at the parking garages.

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