Many students have chosen DeVry for our virtual learning options for more than 20 years. As a leader in forward-thinking learning solutions, we are dedicated to providing the best online experience from the virtual classroom to our learning resources and more. These include:
- 24/7 Online Tutoring1 – Receive on-demand support from a real person or schedule a tutoring time that works best for you.
- 24/7 Digital Library Services – Access resources, databases or get help from our DeVry librarians.
- Help Desk - Reach out for technical support.
- ASPIRE – Inquire for assisted services (for students and their families).
- Career Services – Get help from our career coaches for job leads, resume assistance and more.
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DeVry University Statement on COVID-19
Precautionary Measures We Are Taking to Keep Our Students and Community Safe
ON-CAMPUS CLASSES – TEMPORARILY MOVE ONLINE
In an effort to follow the Centers for Disease Control’s social distancing guidelines, DeVry University will hold onsite classes online for the May and July sessions.
There are no changes for students currently enrolled in our existing online modality.
May Session onsite courses will remain online, and online courses will continue as planned starting May 4th.
July Session onsite courses will remain online, and online courses will continue as planned starting July 6th. Inquire here for more information.
Because DeVry’s locations are closed temporarily, all campus events scheduled through Saturday, April 25 are canceled. Any student or club meetings will need to be rescheduled or held virtually.
This is an extraordinary situation, and DeVry has made careful considerations knowing students, faculty and colleagues are concerned for their personal health, and that of their families and friends. The university understands the inconvenience students may experience with not being able to come to campus; however with our culture of CARE, this is the right move for DeVry and our larger campus community.
DeVry continues to follow the guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for colleges and universities. For more information, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/guidance-ihe-response.html
IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING DEVRY UNIVERSITY 2020 COMMENCEMENTS
We are coming into the time of year when graduating students across the country normally are getting ready to don their cap and gowns, and proudly walk across that stage to receive their diploma. Sadly, these are not normal times.
Because we do not know how long the direct impact of COVID-19 will last, DeVry University has made the difficult decision to transition all commencements traditionally held at a local venue to a virtual graduation ceremony. This includes all ceremonies scheduled from May through September 2020.
Please know this decision was not made lightly, as we know how important this milestone is for you and your families. It is made of out of an abundance of caution, as well as in consideration for those graduating students, who may have family and friends traveling to their ceremony.
We are working to design a virtual commencement ceremony that will be an engaging and memorable experience for our graduates. We know that no virtual gathering can possibly match the splendor of our traditional normal ceremonies, but we will come together in another way to award and celebrate the degrees you and your fellow graduating students have so diligently earned.
We don’t have a firm date for our virtual celebration now, and ask for your patience. We will let you know once dates have been determined.
These may be unprecedented times, but we know that graduation is an important personal and professional milestone. As such, we are doing all we can to celebrate you and all you’ve accomplished, while keeping you and your families safe.
Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds (HEERF) Reporting
On March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) was passed which authorized funding under the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (“HEERF”) to Institutions of Higher Learning. These funds are required to be provided as Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus.
DeVry University (DVU) signed and returned to the Department of Education its Certification and Agreement on May 8, 2020, with our assurance that DVU intends to use 100% of the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to eligible students. As of June 8, 2020, we have received $2,356,884 in grant funding for this purpose.
As of June 5, 2020, there are an estimated 5,046 students eligible to participate in programs under Section 484 in Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (the “HEA”) and potentially eligible to receive the Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students. To date 0 students have received an emergency grant. Total amount of grant funds disbursed to students at this time is $0.
To be considered for the HEERF funding, DVU is using a request form where potentially eligible students confirm any unexpected expenses that may have been incurred as a result of the disruption of campus operations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic such as expenses for food, housing, course materials and technology, health and childcare. In addition to completing the request form, students must have been enrolled as a regular student in an eligible program of study that was not offered in a 100% online modality in their March 2020 session, and must meet all Title IV general eligibility requirements set forth in HEA Section 484. Students who completed their program of study at the conclusion of the March 2020 session are not eligible.
DVU determined that the most equitable way to disburse these grant funds to our impacted students, was to divide our total allocation among the eligible students who complete the request form. DVU will review all request forms the week of June 22nd and evenly disburse the total allocation to all eligible students.
Information on the use of these grant funds and how to complete a request form was communicated to students via email the week of May 25th.
Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
Through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management were authorized to provide a limited amount of Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) Emergency Aid for students who are experiencing financial hardship or unexpected expenses due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eligible students were contacted by DeVry University via email to complete the FSEOG Emergency Aid Request Form and all available funds were successfully awarded.
We’re here to support you during this extraordinary time. If you wish to discuss other funding options, please contact your Student Support Advisor.