The DePaul Scholarship & FAFSA Awareness Fair

DePaul Central is hosting events this upcoming Thursday (9/27) at the Lincoln Park Campus, and next Thursday (10/4) at the Loop Campus where you can learn about

  • the application process and deadlines for the 2019-20 FAFSA.
  • current scholarships and awards available in Scholarship Connect.
  • tips on navigating Scholarship Connect—and finding external scholarships
  • awards from colleges and departments for internships, travel and assistantships.

There will be free popcorn and swag! For more information, visit 

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Did you know?

BourgiousPigThe Bourgeois Pig is a café and restaurant just one block East of the Lincoln Park campus on Fullerton. With the smell of coffee in the air and free wifi, the Bourgeois Pig is an ideal place for a lunch meeting or study session. Downstairs, soft jazz encourages conversation while people order food at the counter. Upstairs is quiet; it’s the perfect place to plug in some headphones and focus. There’s also a beautiful, outdoor patio in the front for warmer fall days. They boast a wide variety of high-quality coffee, sandwiches, pastries, salads, and more!

Did you know?

Graduate students (and their spouses and dependents) are offered a discounted membership rate to DePaul’s Rey Meyer Fitness Center at the Lincoln Park Campus. For TheRay$84 a quarter, you can have daily access to cardio equipment, free weighs, a six-lane swimming pool, four-court basketball gymnasium, 1/8-mile jogging track, free specialty group-fitness classes, and more! Learn more about memberships here.

DePaul Night at the Art Institute

DePaul College of LAS presents a night of special programming at the Art Institute of Chicago. While admission is always free for all DePaul students, faculty, staff, and their guests (with a DePaul ID), next Thursday evening, September 27, there will be talks from LAS professors and music from the Hunter Diamond Jazz Trio in Griffin Court of the Modern Wing.AtInstituteNight

The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra, Go!

Wong_Kids_VerticalThe Theatre School at DePaul University presents The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra, Go! by Lloyd Suh, directed by Coya Paz.

Do you ever wish you could be unique without being different? All Bruce and Violet Wong want is to fit in and to have friends. When they discover they both have superpowers, the fate of the world falls into their hands. Will their unique strengths be enough to save the world from the Space Chupacabra?

Recommended for ages 8 and up.

 See The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra, Go! from September 27th until November 3rd at DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre near the loop campus. Tickets are $12, (discounted tickets may be available, so check before you buy). To find out more information and buy tickets, visit this page.

Unveiled: A Celebration of Music at DePaul

Tickets for “Unveiled: A Celebration of Music at DePaul,” the School of Music’s 11-day festival in honor of the new Holtschneider Performance Center are on sale now!

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Unlike anything the school has presented previously, these 11 days of festivities will feature performances from School of Music students, faculty and alumni alongside international stars including violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, Grammy-winning soprano Ana María Martínez, solo percussionist Evelyn Glennie, New York’s Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and renowned trumpet master Nicholas Payton.

All events will take place in the various performance spaces housed inside the stunning new 185,000-square-foot facility named in honor of DePaul’s immediate past president, the Rev. Dennis H. Holtschneider, C.M.

The more than 40 performance and events will each be ticketed individually and can be purchased at​, by calling the box office at 773-325-5200, or visiting the box office in person, Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., located inside the Holtschneider Performance Center, 2330 N. Halsted St.

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While standard ticket prices range from free up to $45 with a premium tier of tickets for a few high-profile performances, DePaul students, faculty and staff will receive discounts on all events. Those discounted rates are available by selecting university affiliation online and presenting a DePaul ID when picking up tickets in person. No student ticket will exceed $10, no faculty/staff ticket will exceed $20.

A full listing of all “Unveiled” events, performances and master classes along with additional information on festival artists and concert repertoire can be found by visiting or emailing

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.

By paying one percent of the cost of tuition, the GradGuard Tuition Protection Plan can reimburse your tuition, housing and certain other payments if you need to withdraw in certain cases. If a student withdraws for reasons like a serious illness or injury, mental health disorder or the death of a tuition payer, the student will be reimbursed.

To get a quote or learn more about this optional insurance, call 1 (866) 724-4384 or visit the program website.

Fall Color on the Lincoln Park Quad October, 2014