Admitted Student Events

It all starts here. It all starts now.

Congratulations on your acceptance to DePaul University! Deciding on where to go to college is a big deal, which is why we plan dozens of events to make sure DePaul is the right fit for you.

The best way to get an in-depth look at what life is like at DePaul is to attend an Admitted Student event. Find your student type below to schedule your visit. We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Incoming Freshmen

Admitted Freshman Preview Days

Beginning in February, each college hosts an Admitted Freshmen Preview Day specifically for future students to go in-depth into life as a DePaul student within their college. Meet with faculty and students, hear about internship and careers in related fields and explore the many opportunities available to you in your academic life at DePaul.


College of Communication – Monday, February 19 and Friday, April 13

College of Computing and Digital Media – Friday, February 9 and Friday, April 20

College of Education – Monday, February 19 and Monday, April 9

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences – Monday, February 19 and Friday, April 6

College of Science and Health – Friday, February 16; Friday, March 2 and Friday, April 6

Driehaus College of Business – Friday, February 16; Friday, March 2 and Friday, April 6

Registration for these events will open online in mid-December.

Customized Visits

Request a Customized Visit once you’ve applied to DePaul!

We need three weeks’ notice to plan your special visit, so please be sure to fill out our form as soon as you start planning. You can select options like:
  • Observing a class
  • Enjoying meal with a current student
  • Meeting with a faculty member
  • Staying overnight in a residence hall
Due to the nature of these visits, they are offered only during active weeks of classes. Please review the calendar and the request form for more details.

Admitted Information Sessions and Campus Tours

Admitted Information Sessions are offered at our Lincoln Park campus between January 8 and April 30, 2018. Each session includes information about academics, student life, student outcomes following graduation and the next steps to enrollment. Prior to your information session, you will take a tour of our Lincoln Park campus. 

Schedule your admitted student visit online.

Fridays also offer the opportunity to attend a Housing Information Session, presented by the Department of Housing Services and current students about the on-campus housing opportunities and experiences at DePaul. Each session includes information about on-campus housing options and how to apply.

Admitted Student Receptions

Beginning in March, Admitted Student Receptions take place all over the country, giving you the chance to learn more about the opportunities at DePaul as well as meet some future classmates from your area. Admission staff will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you through the next steps to enrollment.​

The Admitted Student Reception calendar can be found online.

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College of Computing and Digital Media Tours

The College of Computing and Digital Media (CDM) tour is specifically for students interested in CDM programs. A student tour guide will share their experience as a CDM student and show you our state-of-the-art classrooms and labs. 

Schedule your CDM tour online.

Transfer and Adult Undergraduate

Admitted Student Receptions

Our Admitted Transfer Student Receptions take place at community colleges across Chicagoland, giving you the chance to learn more about the opportunities at DePaul as well as meet some future classmates from your area. Admission staff will be on hand to answer your questions and guide you through the next steps to enrollment.​

Register online for an upcoming Admitted Transfer Student Reception.

Campus Tours

We offer tours of both our Lincoln Park and Loop campuses, as well as special tours of our College of Computing and Digital Media.

Schedule your tour online.