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College of Communication Events

We have decided in accordance with University guidance and for the safety of our community and visitors to suspend all in-person group events and gatherings until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Your safety and the safety of others is our top priority. In lieu of in-person group events, we will consider requests for limited one-on-one appointments with a counselor in the Lincoln Park Welcome Center; however, we would much rather you join one of our upcoming virtual events or schedule a virtual appointment by phone or Zoom. 

In-Person and Virtual Events

In-Person Information Sessions 
These informal sessions with an Admissions representative and sometime with faculty members are designed to provide prospective students with both a general introduction to DePaul University and specific information about our graduate programs available through the College of Communication.

Virtual Information Sessions
Graduate Admissions offers a number of virtual information sessions on graduate programs available through the College of Communication. Learn more about our graduate programs by participating in our hour-long online information sessions. The Office of Graduate Admissions offers college-level and program specific remote information sessions as well as sessions that focus on the admissions process and funding your graduate education.

One-on-One Counselor Appointments (In-Person or Virtual Options)
Get answers to your specific questions and explore program options in detail at a time that is convenient for you. Meet individually on campus, by phone, or through Zoom with one of our Admissions directors.

Academic Spotlight Information Sessions
Join us for our virtual “Academic Spotlight Sessions” for a 45-minute presentation and Q&A session with an expert from your graduate program of interest. During these sessions you can expect to learn more about your intended major and the opportunities you will have as a graduate student at DePaul University. You’ll also gain a better understanding of the admissions process and see how the College of Communication can help you achieve your career goals.

Graduate Admissions Virtual Drop-Ins
The Office of Graduate Admission is hosting virtual drop-in hours daily for prospective students to ask general questions about our degree programs or admissions process. These drop-in sessions are intended for short, 20 minute or less questions for individuals who require flexibility in scheduling a meeting to be able to engage at their convenience with our staff. If you need more time, please schedule a one-on-one appointment with one of our admissions representatives.

University-Wide Graduate Open House
Each Fall, Winter and Spring quarter, DePaul hosts a university-wide open house for prospective graduate students to meet with faculty and staff from 9 of our graduate colleges and schools. Learn more about the graduate open house.

In-Person and Virtual Graduate Fairs

Graduate School Fairs
Representatives of DePaul Graduate Admissions, as well as from many individual schools and divisions, will be attending virtual fairs and events. Currently confirmed events can be found on our calendar here, and are updated as more are added to the schedule. No prior registration is needed, however pre-registration can help us prepare for your visit and interests.

Virtual Chats

Student & Alumni Chats
Do you have questions about the graduate admissions process? Want to get a sense of student life? Are you curious to see what DePaul alumni are doing or find out which graduate program is right for you? Our student and alumni chats focus on a variety of topics and are a great opportunity to interact with our students and alumni and to get the answers you're looking for.

Specialty and Other Events

E-Portfolio Showcase
In the Spring, students in the Public Relations and Advertising (PRAD) program show off the work they have done for their culminating projects at the E-Portfolio Showcase. Prospective students are welcome to join the College of Communication at the program and learn more about the excellent work our PRAD students are completing.
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