University Benefits

DePaul offers its alumni numerous benefits and privileges, including alumni-only access to key DePaul services and discounts.

Transcripts

All transcript requests are processed through the Office of Student Records. Electronic transcripts are available to alumni who completed all their coursework after 1981, and paper transcripts are available to all alumni of DePaul. Electronic and paper transcripts with standard delivery are free; alumni will only be charged a fee for transcripts that are ordered with UPS shipping. All transcript orders must be placed online. Visit the Student Records Website for more information about ordering transcripts.

Alumni Association and ID Cards

All DePaul graduates are automatically members of the Alumni Association. With an Alumni Association card, you can show your school spirit and receive alumni-only discounts from DePaul partners and various vendors. Alumni are also eligible for an alumni ID card for special university privileges, including access to some campus buildings. Alumni Association and Alumni ID cards can be requested online, by emailing alumni_ID@depaul.edu or by calling (800) 437-1898.

Library Access

DePaul graduates can access the university libraries, check out books and videos, and use various reference and research services. They also can renew borrowed items by phone or online. For more information on alumni library privileges, visit the DePaul University Libraries Website

Alumni Directory

Looking for a former classmate or want to find DePaul alumni living in your area? Use the Alumni Directory to search listings of DePaul alumni and update your own directory listing and preferences.

Other Alumni Benefits

Alumni Center

DePaul graduates visiting the Lincoln Park campus are invited to stop by the Alumni Center. Here alumni are able to take advantage of its many amenities including desktop PCs and free wireless access. Alumni Relations staff are available to assist with questions about benefits and services. Visit the Alumni Center page for more details, hours and parking.

Alumni Website Username and Password

A few months after graduation, alumni are assigned a username and password to the Alumni & Friends Website that allows them to update their contact information, submit a class note, use the Alumni Directory and register for alumni events. You can request username and password online, email dpalumni@depaul.edu or call (800) 437-1898.

Continuing and Professional Education Discount

The Office of Continuing and Professional Education (CPE) offers a variety of certificate programs and non-credit courses designed to meet the diverse professional development and personal enrichment needs of the DePaul University alumni community. CPE provides discounts to alumni on many of its programs and courses. For more information visit the CPE Website or call (312) 362-6300.

Cortelyou Commons Rental Discount

DePaul University's Cortelyou Commons has been the site of many beautiful weddings over the years. The friendly event planning team will help you coordinate all the details of your special day. Alumni receive a
25 percent discount on Cortelyou Commons rental rates. For details about reserving space for a wedding reception and/or ceremony, visit the Meeting and Events: Weddings page.

DePaul Blue Demons Online Store

The official online store of DePaul Athletics is home to a huge assortment of Blue Demons apparel, including t-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and jerseys, as well as accessories, alumni collectibles and more. Visit Shop.DePaulBlueDemons.com today and receive 3-business day, flat rate shipping and yearlong returns on every order.

DePaul Email Account

Lifelong DePaul email accounts are now available to all alumni! Show your DePaul spirit with a lifelong “alumni.depaul.edu” email account and enjoy a free personal web page, 5GB of free web-based storage for your files, plus much more! Simply log in to your profile in the Alumni Online Community to request your free DePaul alumni email account hosted by Microsoft Live. Graduates from 2009 and later will be able to keep their student email accounts for life.

DePaul License Plates

The Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles' collegiate license plate program provides special recognition for Illinois universities and creates a source of financial aid for Illinois college students. Visit the department's website for more information on how to purchase your DePaul license plates.

DePaul Merchandise

Show your DePaul spirit by stocking up on sweatshirts, mugs and other great merchandise at the DePaul Bookstore. You can shop online or visit a bookstore in person at the Lincoln Park or Loop campuses.

Double Demon Scholarship

Alumni from any of DePaul’s colleges are eligible to receive the Double Demon Scholarship. This scholarship covers 25 percent of the tuition for degree, non-degree or certificate coursework taken at the graduate level. Alumni admitted into a graduate program beginning with winter quarter of 2014 or thereafter automatically qualify for the Double Demon Scholarship. No scholarship application is required and both full-time and part-time students are eligible for the scholarship.

The Double Demon Scholarship does not cover coursework from the Center for Professional Education (CPE), Institute for Professional Development (IPD), coursework in a doctoral program or a master of fine arts (MFA), Music, Theatre, Law and a few other select programs. If you have questions about eligibility, please contact the admission office for your college of interest or visit our scholarships page.

Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center Discount

As part of the DePaul community, alumni have preferred access to membership and are eligible for discounted rates at the Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center located on the Lincoln Park Campus. For more information, visit the center's website or call (773) 325-4555.

Replacement Diplomas

All requests for replacement or duplicate diplomas are processed through the Office of Student Records. Free replacement diplomas are available to new graduates whose original diploma was damaged upon receipt. Duplicate diplomas are available to alumni for a fee of $75, and there is a limit of 3 duplicates per person. All diploma orders must be placed online. Visit the Student Records Website for more information about ordering additional diplomas.

School of Music and Theatre School Performance Discounts

Alumni may purchase discounted tickets for The Theatre School and School of Music performances and productions. For theatre event tickets, please call the Merle Reskin Theatre Box Office at (312) 922-1999. For music tickets, please contact the School of Music at (773) 325-7260.

Sheffield and Clifton Deck Parking Garage Discounts

Alumni who show their alumni ID card can park at the Lincoln Park Campus garages at the DePaul rate.

Teaching with Primary Sources Program

Funded by a grant from the Library of Congress, the Teaching with Primary Sources program at DePaul offers progressive professional development to Chicagoland teachers in the use of primary sources: "the raw materials of history." Programs are held at the Lincoln Park and Naperville campuses (on-site programs at Chicagoland schools are also available) and are completely free of charge. Enrollment is open to teachers of all subjects and grade levels, including pre-service teachers. CPDUs are awarded for program completion. For more information, visit the program website or contact Dave Bates at dbates2@depaul.edu.