Now We Must: Technology Access

This campaign is part of Now We Must: The Campaign for DePaul's Students, a year-long effort to raise funds for student support for areas including scholarship, emergency support, career readiness and mental health & wellness. 

Now We Resolve

March 16, 2021

Ensuring that DePaul's most vulnerable students have internet access and digital tools at their disposal through our new Student Access Technology Fund is a key priority for DePaul in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the move to remote learning.

Technology & Access by the Numbers

60%

Sixty percent of DePaul's undergraduate students say they experienced technology issues that impeded their performance in classes during spring 2020.

#1

The number one reason given, nationwide, for why home access to computers and internet does not exist is cost.

28%

DePaul enrolls a substantial number of high-need undergraduate students (28%) as defined by Pell eligibility status.

We want to ensure that all students have a reliable digital resources so that they can progress in their courses, virtually build community and stay engaged with the university.

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