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Financial Help

College of Education Offices & Resources

College of Education Scholarships
The College of Education offers a variety of awards to COE students including the newly established Appeal Fund Scholarship which seeks to provide relief to those students facing financial obstacles to education brought on by the pandemic and other life events.

Latest News & Updates
In addition to news and announcements, the Weekly Updates email includes job and scholarship opportunities that may be of interest to current and recent students. If you can't find the latest edition in your inbox, the contents are always posted on our website as well.

University Tools & Resources

Student Financial Accounts
Student Financial Accounts provides students with financial aid information, tuition payments, account refunds, and many other valuable services. 

Financial Fitness Program
DePaul's Financial Fitness Program provides free services, resources, and tools to help DePaul students manage costs from freshman year through graduation and beyond. 

Student Emergency Assistance Fund
Students who are facing an unexpected, documented financial emergency to the extent that current circumstances will impede or suspend progress towards degree completion should contact the Dean of Students Office for more information about the criteria of this emergency fund and application process. Emergency funding is limited and granted on a case by case basis. Students must be actively enrolled to apply for emergency funding.

Vincentian Assistance Fund
The Vincentian Assistance Fund (VAF) was established by the Congregation of the Mission (the Vincentian Priests and Brothers) to provide short-term, emergency financial support to DePaul students, faculty, and staff. 

External Resources


Hope for the Day
This website allows you to search for free or reduced cost services like medical care, food, baby supplies, housing, and more. These resources and supports continue to be available when DePaul University is closed.


DePaul USA
A collaboration between the Dax program and the university, DePaul US is working to end college homelessness for housing insecure students at DePaul University.


Illinois Department of Employment Security
IDES is the place to go for unemployment insurance and the CARES Act unemployment benefits expansion.


St. Vincent DePaul’s Food Pantry
Lakeview Pantry
Feeding America (to find a food bank near you)


Illinois Economic Assistance Page
Search here for information about topics such as utility relief, free or low-cost internet, food access, and unemployment insurance.