Congratulations on your admission to the College of Communication at DePaul University! The Graduate Admission Office and the College of Communication Graduate Advising Office are available to assist you as you take the next steps in accepting your admission offer at DePaul. Please contact us if you have any questions.
As you prepare to start your graduate program, you will find helpful information within the pages of this orientation that will answer many of your questions and provide resources to get you off to a great start.
Intent to Enroll
You can confirm your Intent to Enroll electronically by logging in to the admitted student portal at grad.depaul.edu/apply/status or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your enrollment intentions, the program you were admitted to, and the term in which you wish to begin your program. If you will be confirming your enrollment intent through email, please include the subject line “Intent to Enroll.”
Submitting the Intent to Enroll notifies the College of Communication that you intend to enroll at DePaul for the quarter stated in your admission letter. When we receive your Intent to Enroll, your student record will be activated and you will receive a confirmation email response.
New students should contact their program director or their graduate advisor on course selection and sequence. See more about advising.
Campus Connect User ID and Password
Obtaining your user ID and password is the first step in registering for classes, making tuition payments, and accessing information and resources made available to admitted students through DePaul's Campus Connect website.
You can find your Campus Connect user ID and initial password provided to you after you submitted your online application. If you have misplaced or discarded that email, you may also may obtain your user ID and password by contacting the Help Desk at (312) 362-8765. To get started, go to campusconnect.depaul.edu.
You can learn more about how to use Campus Connect with this video tutorial.
DePaul ID Card and E-Mail Account
After you have registered for classes, you may obtain a photo ID card and activate your DePaul e-mail account from the ID Card Office. The ID card functions as a library card and is required for entry to some buildings and computer labs.
Visit or contact one of the following ID Services Offices:
Lincoln Park Campus
2250 N. Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604
Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m
Fri. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Financial Aid and Payments Plans
If you are planning to apply for financial aid, you should do so as soon as possible. Visit Financial Aid for information about financial aid opportunities and the application process.
Complete information about student accounts, including payment options, and important dates and deadlines can be found on the DePaul Central website.