Alert: College of DuPage will open for normal hours of operation on Tuesday, Oct. 6. Any belongings left in classrooms have been collected and are available at the SRC Police Dispatch window (SRC 2100) for pickup.

High School Students

Gain More from Your High School Experience

College of DuPage is an important ally for students looking to make the most of their high school education.

COD offers a range of programs focused on the unique needs of the high school student today. Including tutoring, test preparation, college credit courses, career development and much more.

College Credit

    • Dual Credit  Earn high school and college credit for select courses taken at your high school.
    • Continuing Education Summer College: New this summer—high school students have the opportunity to earn college credit at an affordable price in a supportive environment with other area high school students.
    • Early Admissions at COD  If you are interested in taking college-level classes and you are neither 18 years of age or older nor a high school graduate, you are considered an Early Admissions student.


  • Student Leadership Academy: Focuses on college and career readiness skills.
  • Non-Traditional Careers: Non-Traditional Careers help both men and women explore careers that are challenging, creative and satisfying but that may not be the typical choice.
  • Career Exploration: COD hosts several career exploration days on campus based off these career clusters. Ask your high school counselor how you can participate. 

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