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University Resources

The Center for Students with Disabilities (CSD) coordinates DePaul University's provision of accommodations for students with documented disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. The Center offers supports to students to achieve their academic goals while promoting their independence.

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DePaul University welcomes and supports students regardless of citizenship status. The university offers many internal and external resources to undocumented students such as counseling, legal services, and more. DePaul’s liaison to undocumented students is Eva Long, associate director in the Office of Multicultural Student Success. 

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DePaul University is committed to providing high quality support services to international students and scholars that support the achievement of their academic & professional goals as well as their successful engagement with the DePaul community.

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The Division of Mission and Ministry strengthens institution-wide attention to the religious and spiritual development of students and to service with people who are poor and marginalized. These are integral dimensions of DePaul’s Catholic-Vincentian mission and essential elements of the DePaul student experience. Our work has a positive, visible, and measurable impact on the religious and spiritual life of the DePaul community.

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Veteran Student Services assists student veterans in their transition to college and supports them in achieving their educational goals. Through collaborations with the university and external partners, we provide support, resources and programs that are relevant to veterans at DePaul.

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DePaul College of Law is committed to offering courses that promote diversity of though and relate to the many diverse populations in communities. Courses relating to race, gender, sexuality, religion, and more are offered each semester.

Courses have included:

  • Law 206: Sexual Orientation and the Law
  • Law 208: Human Rights Practicum: Chiapas
  • Law 227: Children's Human Rights under International Law
  • Law 258: Women's Human Rights under International Law
  • Law 286: International Human Rights Law Practicum
  • Law 287: Advanced International Human Rights Law Practicum
  • Law 378: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and the Law
  • Law 482: International Protection of Human Rights I
  • Law 501: Race, Racism, and United States Law
  • Law 503: Civil Rights
  • Law 517: Asylum and Refugee Law Policy
  • Law 546: Poverty Law
  • Law 553: Study Abroad: Berlin, Germany
  • Law 583: Study Abroad: Madrid, Spain
  • Law 585: Study Abroad: Heredia, Costa Rica
  • Law 588: Study Abroad: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Law 593: Study Abroad: Havana, Cuba
  • European Human Rights Law
  • Human Rights in Latin America
  • Intersectionality and Human Rights
  • Seminar: Critical Race Theory
  • Workings of the Inter-American Human Rights System

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The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, Queer, Asexual and Ally (LGBTQA) Student Resource Center at DePaul University exists to promote, foster and support a campus environment that is inclusive of people from all sexualities and gender identities. This mission is achieved through a range of services, educational programs and community-building events that reflect the needs and interests of the diverse LGBTQA communities at DePaul.

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Trans-focused resource websites

Gender Neutral/Single Occupancy Bathrooms on and within 1 Block of Campus

  • Richard M. and Maggie C. Daley Building (14 East Jackson Boulevard)
    • One gender neutral restroom on the ground floor
    • One on the basement floor
  • O’Malley Place (23 E. Jackson Blvd. Chicago, IL 60604)
    • Gender neutral bathrooms in Rooms 1505 and 1211, as well as the 10th floor.
  • DePaul’s Merle Reskin Theatre (60 E. Balbo Ave. Chicago, IL 60605)
    • One single occupancy restroom
  • Columbia College Chicago (33 E Congress Pkwy)
    • One gender neutral restroom on the 5th floor
  • Starbucks (55 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604)
    • Single occupancy bathroom
  • Potbelly Sandwich Shop (55 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604)
    • Single occupancy bathroom
  • Jimmy John's (249 S State St, Chicago, IL 60604)
    • Single occupancy bathroom
  • IDOF (60 E Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604)
    • Single occupancy bathroom

In addition to the following organizations, DePaul College of Law has initiated a new Student Diversity and Inclusion Committee. For more information, contact Ana Vazquez-Rivera.