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Say hello to the new iDePaul app

Say hello to the new iDePaul app

​The iDePaul mobile app has a new look. Relaunched on a new platform, the mobile app promises to deliver up-to-date, important and engaging information to DePaul students.

Student Food Pantry summer hours

Student Food Pantry summer hours

​The Student Food Pantry, located on the first floor of the Lincoln Park Student Center, will remain open throughout the summer. It will continue to be available to all students, though hours will be limited.​

Graduating students: Share your thank yous with DePaul faculty, staff and students

Graduating students: Share your thank yous with DePaul faculty, staff and students

​Graduating students are invited to share a short note or a selfie with a thank you sign with the faculty, staff or peers who had an impact on your time on campus.​​

Celebrate the class of 2020 with some curb appeal

Celebrate the class of 2020 with some curb appeal

​​DePaul University is offering parents, families and friends the chance to celebrate their DePaul graduate with the sale of yard and window signs.​

Grads: Submit information for your commencement digital slide

Grads: Submit information for your commencement digital slide

Make sure your name is read aloud correctly during DePaul's upcoming online commencement ceremonies. Submit your digital slide information by tomorrow, Saturday, May 9, at 9 a.m.

Student Food Pantry available this spring

Student Food Pantry available this spring

​The Student Food Pantry, located in the Lincoln Park Student Center, will remain open for student use for the entire spring quarter. Though the original home of the pantry is on the third floor, this spring it will be housed on the first floor and is open​ daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.​​

The student perspective: Coping with COVID-19

The student perspective: Coping with COVID-19

​Peer health educators from DePaul's Health Education Action Team provide advice on maintaining peace of mind amid COVID-19.

Participate in Ozanam Café

Participate in Ozanam Café

​Looking for a way to connect to DePaul's Vincentian legacy this spring? Join Meet Me at the Mission and Vincentians in Action at the Ozanam Café - a space for community, reflection and Vincentian connection with fellow students. The next session​ is set for Thursday, April 9 at 4 p.m.​

Student Involvement creates Digital Engagement Network

Student Involvement creates Digital Engagement Network

​Student Invo​lvement has created a new online resource that will assist DePaul during this transition to virtual learning and engagement known as the Digital Engagement Network, known as DEN. The DEN will serve as a one-stop shop for students and staff to learn and share information regarding virtual opportunities.​

Egan Office accepting student leader applications

Egan Office accepting student leader applications

The Egan Office of Urban Education and Community Partnerships is now accepting applications for their student leadership positions for the 2020-21 academic year.

Graduating students: It's time to make plans for commencement

Graduating students: It's time to make plans for commencement

​Graduates attending one of the June ceremonies at Wintrust Arena have until April 9 to RSVP and order regalia. College of Law graduates have until March 20 for the May ceremony.

Call for student entertainers for 2020 TEDxDPU

Call for student entertainers for 2020 TEDxDPU

​TEDxDePaulUniversity is seeking student performers and groups to perform between several of the talks at the April 24 event.

Rental mailboxes available for commuter students

Rental mailboxes available for commuter students

Offered by DePaul's Lincoln Park Mailing Services, commuter mailbox rentals allows students who commute and live off campus a safe and easy way to have their mail delivered.

DePaul launches student food pantry

DePaul launches student food pantry

On Tuesda​y, Feb. 4, DePaul will open a new DePaul Student Food Pantry to aid the university's food insecure students. Located in room 326 of the Lincoln Park Student Center, the pantry will feature non-perishable food items, as well as easy-to-warm frozen meals.

Students: Apply to become a speaker at commencement

Students: Apply to become a speaker at commencement

​Class of 2020 graduating students with an inspiring message to share are encouraged to apply to become a student speaker at their commencement ceremony. Appli​cations are open until midnight on Friday, March 6.

Brain Fuel Week is here to help students with final stress relief

Brain Fuel Week is here to help students with final stress relief

​As ​fall quarter finals approach, Brain Fuel Week returns to help students combat stress. From Nov. 11 - 20, DePaul will host a number of events to help students de-stress, focus and stay fueled with free snacks. 

Let's Talk: A mental health consultation service

Let's Talk: A mental health consultation service

In an effort to help students find resources for dealing with stress, adjustment to college or social issues, Bill Johnson, a staff psychologist in DePaul's University Counseling Services, established “Let’s Talk.” Students can drop-in on Wednesdays from 3-5 p.m. in room 356 of O’Connell Hall throughout the academic year. ​

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

​National Transfer Student Week 2019 is Oct. 21 – 25 and DePaul is celebrating. Throughout the week, the Office of Undergraduate Transfer Admission will host a number of events. From mix and mingles to cookie decorating, all transfer students are invited to participate in the week honoring them and their fellow transfer peers.​

Students: Free pre-law prep program

Students: Free pre-law prep program

​​On Saturday, Oct. 19, DePaul will offer a pre-law preparation program, the CLEO: College Scholars Program, on the Loop Campus. The program is free and all DePaul students are welcome to register.

Become a peer mentor to DePaul's international student body

Become a peer mentor to DePaul's international student body

​Are you a DePaul student interested in helping others? Looking to share time and energy helping your peers succeed on campus? Consider becoming a mentor with the ​International Student Experience Exchange Peer Mentor Program for the fall 2019 term.​

FEST is this Friday

FEST is this Friday

​This Friday, May 24, from 4 to 9:30 p.m., DePaul will host FEST 2019. Immediately following this year's performance is the After Hours program from 9:30 p.m. to midnight. All students are welcome to attend.

Monarch Butterfly Scholarship applications due May 17

Monarch Butterfly Scholarship applications due May 17

​The Office of Multicultural Student Success is accepting applications for the 2019-20 Monarch Butterfly Scholarship. This scholarship is an opportunity for returning immigrant undergraduate students who do not qualify for FAFSA. Applications for the 2019-20 Monarch Butterfly Scholarship are due to the Office of Multicultural Student Success by this Friday, May 17, at 4 p.m.​

Students: Fund your summer internship with the Internship Plu$ Program scholarship

Students: Fund your summer internship with the Internship Plu$ Program scholarship

​Do you have an unpaid summer internship and need some financial assistance? Apply for the Internship Plu$ Program scholarship and receive up to $2,500. Applications are due by Friday, May 31.​

Students: Education and Counseling Center in search of summer volunteers

Students: Education and Counseling Center in search of summer volunteers

​The Education and Counseling Center in DePaul’s College of Education is in search of volunteers for its 2019 summer camps. All students and DePaul graduates are welcome to participate. 

Students can 'Get Unstuck' in spring 2019

Students can 'Get Unstuck' in spring 2019

​The Academic Success Center in the College of Education is back for spring with Get Unstuck. As midterms are upon us and finals not far behind, members of the Academic Success Center wants to remind the campus community that the center offers individual coaching for all DePaul students who fall behind or feeling overwhelmed.​

Students: Free HIV and STD testing

Students: Free HIV and STD testing

​On ​Tuesday, April 30,​ and Wednesday, May 1, DePaul will offer students free HIV and STD testing on campus. Students must pre-register for testing by Monday, April 29.​

Students: Got ideas? SGA wants to hear them

Students: Got ideas? SGA wants to hear them

​This month the Student Government Association is soliciting suggestions from students through the SGA Twitter, Instagram, Facebook sites and other venues, and will submit the best ones to administrators for funding consideration.

Students: Don't miss the spring job and internship fair

Students: Don't miss the spring job and internship fair

​The Career Center invites all DePaul students and alumni to participate in the 2019 Spring Job & Internship Career Fair. On Tuesday, April 16, attendees can interact and network with top employers recruiting for jobs and internships.​

Take part in DePaul's third annual Purpose Pitch competition

Take part in DePaul's third annual Purpose Pitch competition

​Have an idea for a purpose driven startup in Chicago? Submit your application now for the third annual Purpose Pitch Competition. Hosted by DePaul's Coleman Entrepreneurship Center, the competition will take place May 14. ​All DePaul students and alumni are invited to apply by Friday, April 12.

Students: Apply for the Millennium Fellowship

Students: Apply for the Millennium Fellowship

​The United Nations Academic Impact and MCN proudly present the Millennium Fellowship. This program convenes, challenges and celebrates bold student leadership advancing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals on campus and in communities. All undergraduate students are welcome to apply. The admissions process is rolling, with the next application deadline set for March 31.  

Don't miss the 2019 Winter Internship Fair

Don't miss the 2019 Winter Internship Fair

​On Tuesday, Feb. 26 the Career Center will host the 2019 Winter Internship Fair in the Lincoln Park Student Center from 2 - 5 p.m. All DePaul students are welcome to attend. 

Vincentian Service Scholarship applications due Jan. 18

Vincentian Service Scholarship applications due Jan. 18

​Applications for a new scholarship through the Division of Mission and Ministry, the Vincentian Service Scholarship, are due Friday, Jan. 18​.  Applicants must be first-year students who will have sophomore standing in the 2019-2020 academic year, demonstrate financial need and have a minimum 2.7 GPA.​

RSVP to attend the Midnight Breakfast

RSVP to attend the Midnight Breakfast

​On Tuesday, Nov. 13, Student Affairs will host the second annual Midnight Breakfast from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. There will be free food served by faculty, staff and DePaul’s President A. Gabriel Esteban, Ph.D., and his wife, Josephine. ​Students can RSVP to attend the event. Faculty and staff can sign up to volunteer at the midnight meal.

Meal program updates create more options for DePaul diners

Meal program updates create more options for DePaul diners

​This fall, the new academic year brought new food options for DePaul diners. In addition to changes in the meal plan structure, DePaul rolled out expanded food choices at the main Lincoln Park Campus dining hall. ​Read on to learn more about the new updates and inclusions. 

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

Celebrate National Transfer Student Week

​National Transfer Student Week 2018 is Oct. 15 – 19, and DePaul is celebrating. Throughout the week, the Office of Undergraduate Transfer Admission will host a number of events. ​All transfer students are invited to participate.

Register for a Global Learning Experience at DePaul

Register for a Global Learning Experience at DePaul

​Would you like to collaborate with students overseas on a project or assignment without leaving your DePaul classroom or your home? Are you interested in having meaningful global conversations and transformative intercultural experiences facilitated by your instructor and aided by technology? Consider taking a DePaul course with a GLE component.​

Students: Mark your calendars for Family Weekend 2018

Students: Mark your calendars for Family Weekend 2018

Students, Family Weekend 2018 is just around the corner. From School of Music concerts to open houses with academic programs to free admission at the Art Institute of Chicago, Family Weekend is a university-wide event Oct. 12-14 intended for students and their families to experience campus during the fall quarter. Discounted tickets are available to those who preregister before Friday, Oct. 5. 

University hosts back to school events

University hosts back to school events

​Welcome Week 2018 may be over, but the fun isn’t. Check out some Back to School 2018 events, like an amusement fair and an outdoor screening of "The Avengers," happening across campus and mark your calendar accordingly.​

Understanding FERPA

Understanding FERPA

The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, commonly referred to as FERPA, provides students with certain rights regarding educational records. ​Read on for more information about your rights under FERPA.

Tuition insurance available for students

Tuition insurance available for students

​There’s no way of foreseeing medical or personal issues that force students to withdraw from classes. If you don’t have proper coverage you could lose some, or all, of the money you have paid. This year, the GradGuard Protection Plan is available for tuition reimbursement in cases of emergency.​

Students: Get ready for FEST with upcoming events

Students: Get ready for FEST with upcoming events

​FEST, DePaul’s annual spring celebration held on May 25, is almost here. Tickets to see ASAP Ferg and Chicago the BJ Kid are $10. In the week leading up to FEST, the DePaul Activities Board will host a number of related events where the student body can celebrate the end of the academic year.​

A fusion of business and communication: Sports communication degree debuting this fall

A fusion of business and communication: Sports communication degree debuting this fall

​DePaul is one of the pioneers in higher education to offer a sports communication bachelor's degree - a fusion that balances communication and business classes. Classes are slated to begin this fall. Read on to learn more about the new program and the variety of career opportunities the sports industry offers. ​

Want to be a student speaker at commencement? Deadline extended to Sunday

Want to be a student speaker at commencement? Deadline extended to Sunday

​Students graduating in June have until 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 22, to submit an application to become a speaker at their commencement ceremony.​

Commencement update: Attend early ticket pickup and enter to win an Apple watch

Commencement update: Attend early ticket pickup and enter to win an Apple watch

​Students with commencement ceremonies that require tickets should plan to attend Early Ticket Pickup on Monday and Tuesday.​

Commencement update: Don't miss tomorrow's cap and gown ordering deadline

Commencement update: Don't miss tomorrow's cap and gown ordering deadline

​Tomorrow, April 6, is the deadline for students graduating in June to order a cap and gown for commencement. The ordering deadline for Law was March 12. Continue reading to get the step-by-step instructions. ​

Vincentian Service Day group registration closes Sunday, April 8

Vincentian Service Day group registration closes Sunday, April 8

​Vincentian Service Day 2018 is Saturday, May 12. On that day, more than 1,200 DePaul students, faculty, staff and alumni will participate in a day of service. Registration for group participation in the day's events will close on Sunday, April 8.​

Commencement update: Apply to become a student speaker and more news

Commencement update: Apply to become a student speaker and more news

​Applications are being accepted until midnight on April 20 for students who would like to be considered to present an address at their respective commencement ceremonies in June. Read on to find out how to apply, as well as more details about early ticket pickup. ​

Students: Win $500 in t-shirt design contest

Students: Win $500 in t-shirt design contest

​Students, could you use $500? Do you have a creative flair? If so, flex your creativity, support fair trade fashion and possibly put some cold cash in your pocket by entering a T-shirt design contest.​

Commencement update: Change to the ticketing process and more news

Commencement update: Change to the ticketing process and more news

​In response to concerns from the Student Government Association and other students, DePaul is adjusting the process of distributing commencement tickets to allow graduates an earlier time period in which they can try to secure additional tickets. Read on to get all the details.​

Students: University offers 'Feel Better Fast' workshops

Students: University offers 'Feel Better Fast' workshops

​University Counseling Services now offers "Feel Better Fast," a weekly workshop designed to help students identify changes they may want to make in their personal lives, ways to overcome obstacles and techniques to improve their overall mood. Read on to learn more about upcoming discussion topics and when the group meets.​

Aromatherapy, healthy food and career advice: Finals week is upon us

Aromatherapy, healthy food and career advice: Finals week is upon us

​Stressed about finals? Need career advice? Check out these upcoming events for DePaul students in the beginning of March. (Yes, there will be food.) Read on to learn more about Brain Fuel Week from March 5-9 and a career workshop for students on March 9.  ​

'Black Panther' screening, other events tailored for students this February

'Black Panther' screening, other events tailored for students this February

​Need tickets to see "Black Panther" this weekend? Find out how to score them, plus learn about other student events on campus. ​

Take part in DePaul's winter internship fair

Take part in DePaul's winter internship fair

​Looking for an internship? Join the Career Center for its annual Winter Internship Fair this Friday, Feb. 9, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. More than 60 different employers are excited to connect with DePaul students for job and internship opportunities.​

Want a chance to win a giftcard? Join DePaul's inaugural gnome hunt

Want a chance to win a giftcard? Join DePaul's inaugural gnome hunt

​DePaul's inaugural Gnome Hunt will take place Feb. 5-9. Find a gnome on the Loop or Lincoln Park Campus and you'll receive two DePaul t-shirts and a Chartwells gift card.​

Students: Apply to be a peer health educator

Students: Apply to be a peer health educator

​Peer health educators, members of the Health Education Action Team, promote health and well-being across campus through workshops and programs around health-related topics. Applications are due Feb. 16. ​

Students: Become a Chicago Quarter Program mentor, orientation leader

Students: Become a Chicago Quarter Program mentor, orientation leader

​New Student and Family Engagement is now accepting applications for Chicago Quarter mentors and orientation leaders. Applications are due Sunday, Jan. 21.​

University news for students

University news for students

​Over the past several months, DePaul students expressed an interest in receiving more news from the university. We heard you and are happy to officially welcome you to DePaul Newsline, the newsletter for the university community. Check out the student news column now.​