DePaul University College of Education > Student Resources > Online Tools

Online Tools

As a student in the College of Education, you will be using some or all of the following online tools and resources.

Campus Connect

Campus Connect is the DePaul portal to a wide variety of functions that you will use to manage your program. These include course descriptions, course registration, program planning, dropping and adding courses, and viewing your degree progress.

To help you navigate Campus Connect, DePaul Central has created video tutorials in the Learning Center. If you have questions regarding Campus Connect functionality, please visit the DePaul Central Learning Center

Desire-to-Learn (D2L)

Whether you are taking a face-to-face course or an online course, almost all instructors use D2L, DePaul's learning management system. D2L sites are used for each course and include the course syllabus, reading assignments and more. If you have questions about how to use D2L, please consult DePaul's Media Production Training D2L tutorials.


BlueStar  provides you with one central location to find the people on campus who can help you succeed. BlueStar gives you an easy way to connect with your advisors, instructors and other resourcesat DePaul. You might also see notices about your academic performance and possible next steps displayed on your BlueStar homepage or sent to you by email. To visit BlueStar click here.


EdTrack is an essential means of communication between students and advisors. You will receive important messages about your program progress from the advising and student teaching staff. Students in all teacher education and counseling programs also use this system to keep track of state test scores and clinical placement, as well as apply for student teaching/internship opportunities.

Field Experience Documentation System (FEDS)

Students in teacher education and Bilingual/Bicultural Education programs use FEDS to record and track their field experiences including the name of the school, grade level, type of experience and more.

Libraries and Course Reserves

Through the Richardson Library, students have easy access to the library catalog, books collections, interlibrary loan, online databases, ebooks and ejournals. Get research assistance by talking to a research librarian in-person or on live chat.

Material placed on course reserves by instructors can be accessed either in person or in most cases online through eReserves.

DePaul Central

DePaul Central is a one-stop integrated student service area for students to take care of their core business transactions in four key areas: University Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Accounts and the Payment Center. The DePaul Central Learning Center also provides tutorials to help students with these business transactions. ​