Returning Student Applicants

Former DePaul undergraduate students originally admitted into an undergraduate degree or baccalaureate program must complete a returning student application if either of these conditions exist: 

1. Absence from DePaul for three or more consecutive quarters, excluding summer sessions. 

2. Academic dismissal from DePaul. A dismissed student can be considered for returning admission after a period of two quarters, excluding summer sessions. Please note that a dismissed student with serious deficiency may be required to demonstrate acceptable academic achievement at another accredited college or university before returning admission is approved. Courses to be taken elsewhere must be approved by the College office and a grade of C or better must be earned in all such coursework. 

A dis​missed student must apply to their previous college. Once admitted a student can apply for Inter-College Transfer


Apply for readmission online. After a decision is made, students may then contact an academic advisor. 

Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission for the selection of courses that are appropriate for returning admission consideration to your college.

Former DePaul graduate students seeking returning student admission should contact the appropriate graduate admission office.

Application Deadlines

​Term Applying For ​Deadline ​Classes Begin
​Fall Quarter ​August 1 ​September
​Winter Quarter
​November 1 ​January
​Spring Quarter ​March 1 ​March/April
​Summer Quarter ​May 1 ​June (Session I)
July (Session II)
Early application is encouraged for all students. Applications submitted after the deadline will be considered for a future term.

Transcript of Transfer Work

Applicants who have attended another academic institution since last enrolled at DePaul must have official transcripts sent directly from each institution to the address shown below. These transcripts must be received by the deadline dates. For students who have completed transfer work, such official transcripts will form part of the application for returning student admission.

Address for submitting official transcript(s):

Office of Undergraduate Admission 
Joan H. Wish Center, Room 101 
1 East Jackson Boulevard 
Chicago, IL 60604

Contact Us

Contact a DePaul Admission representative if you have questions, or to receive more information: 

1. Online: Complete the Contact Us form. 
2. Call: (312) 362-8300 or toll-free 1-800-4DEPAUL (outside Illinois) 
3. Fax: (312) 362-5749 

DePaul Office of Admission Location:

Loop Campus 
DePaul Center 
1 East Jackson Boulevard 
Joan H. Wish Center, Room 101 
Chicago, IL 60604