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Education Assistance at DePaul University

Life long learning and the education of your dependents can be eased with the help of DePaul specific tuition assistance.  The university also supports the pursuit of professional and volunteer opportunities through the use of unpaid personal leaves for staff. 

Your Education Resources

Academics and Admissions at DePaul
Explore undergraduate and graduate academic programs and admission requirements for a DePaul education.

Tuition Waiver
Employees, spouses and dependents have access to tuition assistance based on eligibility guidelines. Details are found in the university Tuition Waiver policy.  Should you have further questions, please contact the benefits department at
Tuition Waiver Forms

For additional information on Taxable Tuition Waivers please refer to the following links:
Graduate Tax Information
Taxable Tuition Waiver FAQs

Additional Documentation Required for an Eligible Dependent Child to Obtain a Tax-Exempt Undergraduate Tuition Waiver
Tuition Waiver Proof of Dependency Affidavit Instruction
Tuition Waiver Proof of Dependency Affidavit

Tuition Exchange Program
Dependents of employees that are seeking an undergraduate degree also have access to a tuition exchange program with partner institutions.  Should you have further questions, please contact the benefits department at

The deadline to submit a Tuition Exchange application for the 2016-2017 academic year is November 2, 2015.
Tuition Exchange Program Applications for 2016/2017 School Year
Tuition Exchange Form

Personal Leaves
Are you a staff member looking to pursue personal development, education requirements and/or volunteer efforts, you may want to consider the personal leave program.  The unpaid personal leave program could be helpful in achieving personal goals. See the Personal Leave policy at the university policy and procedure web site.

Barnes & Noble Booksellers
Faculty and staff receive discounts at the DePaul Barnes & Noble Booksellers bookstores at the Loop or Lincoln Park campuses.

Note: For information about faculty research leaves refer to the Faculty Handbook.