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COVID-19 Updates & Resources

COVID-19 Updates & Resources
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Page updated on January 2, 2023​

Your education, health and safety remain our top priority in the College of Communication during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find more information and resources below to help you be successful and healthy during this time. 

If you have other questions specific to the College of Communication, please email and your question will be directed to the appropriate person.

Update from the Office of the President, December 30, 2022

President Rob Manuel sent a message to the DePaul community on December 30, 2022 with updates to university guidelines and COVID-19 safety as we start the Winter 2023 term. Read here.​

University Updates to COVID-19 & Campus Operations

Find all updates from DePaul University regarding COVID-19 and campus operations at Updated regularly.

DePaul COVID-19 Website

Academic Advising

College of Communication academic advisors are advising students by appointment only and have options for in-person, phone and Zoom appointments. Visit BlueStar through Campus Connect to see your advisor's availability and schedule an appointment.

College of Communication Operations

The College of Communication is open with on-campus staff presence Monday–Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. You can always contact the college by emailing or calling (312) 362-8600.

Updates on Courses & Campus Operations

On Monday, Feb. 28, Chicago removed its mask requirement. DePaul will continue to require masks in classrooms and labs at least until the end of winter quarter, Sunday, March 20, 2022. Outside of these spaces, beginning Feb. 28, masks will be recommended, but not required.

In the coming weeks, we will communicate our plan for indoor mask requirements upon our return from Spring Break. Read more

Open to all DePaul students, faculty, and staff, DePaul conducts saliva-based COVID-19 testing on both the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses on select days. See schedule for on-campus testing


Academic & Campus Resources

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Health Resources

  • On-Campus COVID-19 Testing: Open to all DePaul students, faculty, and staff, DePaul conducts saliva-based COVID-19 testing on the Lincoln Park and Loop campuses on select days. Appointments are required.
  • Health Resources: Resources for public health, mental health and what to do if you are feeling ill
  • Submit a Question: Send a question to DePaul’s COVID-19 Response Team

Technology Resources

  • Tech tools for students: Find information about the email addresses issued to students, Zoom conferencing services, Adobe Creative Cloud access and more.
  • Information Services Help Desk: The Help Desk provides technical assistance via phone, email and web for current DePaul students, faculty and staff. Contact the Help Desk to request support for computers, network access, telephones, email accounts, and university instructional and administrative software.