Demon Discounts

Like a good deal?  Who doesn’t like a good deal.  Demon Discounts is a nice perk many businesses and attractions provide DePaul Students.  Check their home page: http://discounts.depaul.edu for the latest deals.  Another tip is a lot of businesses around campus will provide a discount if you ask and show your ID even if they aren’t on the official Demon Discounts roster!

2016 Convergence Now Available

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MALS/IDS is happy to announce the release of our latest issue of  Convergence.  MALS/IDS students and alumni should anticipate the arrival of Convergence in their mailboxes within the next few weeks.  Until then please browse the issue (here) on our blog.  This edition has a wide range of topics and personalities featured.  The benefits of attending conferences is explored.  Sarah Brown, the senior Technology Consultant and Project Lead for e-portfolios at DePaul, shares her insights on Digication.  Graduating students Hakki Gurkan and Megan Metzger give first-person narratives reflecting on their time at DePaul.  Finally we welcome two new students, Rachel Conrad and Sana Bell, who were interviewed about starting their DePaul journeys.

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Graduate Open House!

Each quarter DePaul hosts a graduate school open house to assist people in their search for continuing their educational journeys.  The 2015-2016 academic year spring quarter open house coming up next month:

DPU Graduate Open House
Thursday, May, 12, 2016
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lincoln Park Student Center
Room 120
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL 60614

For more details and to register for this event click here to view the official invite: https://admevents.depaul.edu/event.aspx?id=23128

DePaul Financial Aid Help

By Angelina Mendez

For many of our MALS and IDS students, financial aid can be a determining factor for whether or not to take classes in any given year.
So, we’ve tracked down a few possible leads for solid financial aid resources for any type of study or research you are interested in besides those already available through the Financial Aid office.
  • First and foremost, please apply for the MALS/IDS Partial Tuition Assistance. This program can help ease the burden of the cost of classes and (because it’s available quarterly) there’s always a chance of acquiring this funding for yourself. The application form can be found on D2L.
  • The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs has a fund at http://www.studentaffairs.depaul.edu/omss/areasprograms.html#fase. This fund helps students in their courses of study as well as in their research interests. It wouldn’t hurt to look the information up and apply if it can help you.
  • LAS also offers a Graduate Research Funding program, which helps alleviate the cost of research and conference attendance: http://las.depaul.edu/Research/Graduate/GrantProgram.asp. Though the funding is solely aimed at the costs of research and travel for conferences, it can nonetheless be helpful. Please consider looking into this funding if you plan on continuing with research throughout your program.

Last, but definitely not least, please look into the Office of Adult Student Affairs scholarship. There are three awards available, but the application deadline is coming up very soon (August 24). For more information, please see the Adult Student Affairs website at http://studentaffairs.depaul.edu/adultstudentservices/students_you_should_know/index.aspx. Here is a direct link for the application as well: http://dc-viawest.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8cenzLITUMjhsa1&Brand=depaulsa.

Good luck!

 

Financing Your Graduate Degree at DePaul

by Lauren Dorman

Graduate school is an investment in your future. The information included the attached document can help you make an informed decision about financing your graduate education.

This PDF provides information on tuition, student loans options, how to apply for loans, graduate assistantships and scholarships, payment plans, and more!

Convergence Spring 2012

by Lauren Dorman

We present to you our latest version of Convergence. We like to keep you updated on changes within our programs as well as the professional accomplishments of our distinguished alumni. If you have any news you’d like to share with the MALS and IDS communities, we encourage you to contact our office with the details.

If you’re a student, alumni, or faculty member associated with our program, you should expect to receive your copy in the mail any day now.

Below is an embedded .PDF version of our Spring 2012 issue. Best viewed in fullscreen.