Information for High School Counselors
As a high school guidance counselor, you are a primary source of encouragement and information about the paths, procedures and choices involved in post-secondary education. Each year, more than 20 percent of all in-district high school seniors attend College of DuPage.
We hope that this page will provide you with all of the necessary resources to make your students successful at College of DuPage!
Our Early Admissions processes have changed! Please review the information below to learn more about the new processes and procedures for the Early Admissions program.
- New students who are interested in Early Admissions will need to go to the Office of Admissions & Outreach to meet with an Admissions Representative for their initial interview. For more information about the Early Admissions process, visit cod.edu/early_admissions or contact the Office of Admissions & Outreach at email@example.com or call (630) 942-2626.
- Students who have taken Early Admissions courses and would like to continue with another
course will need to contact the Office of Counseling & Advising. For more information
about the Early Admissions process, visit cod.edu/early_admissionsor contact a counselor or call (630) 942-2259.
High school seniors who plan to major in an engineering field are eligible to apply for our Engineering Pathways to the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Students are eligible to apply for one of our three merit-based scholarships from College of DuPage. This is a competitive scholarship program, where all applicants are evaluated based on their cumulative GPA and ACT/SAT scores. Students will apply to the Scholars Award Program through the AcademicWorks Scholarship Portal.
The applicant must be a 2017-18 Community College District 502 High School Graduate and meet one of the below criteria.
Presidential Scholars Award
The Presidential Scholars Award covers up to 64 credit hours of in-district tuition. Fees and books are not covered.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
- 3.8 GPA/4.0 scale or 4.75 GPA/5.0 scale
- 29 ACT or 1350 SAT
Board of Trustees Scholars Award
The Board of Trustees Scholars Award is a $2,500 award ($1,250 per semester). The scholarship can be applied to tuition only. Fees and books are not included. This scholarship is renewable annually for up to four semesters.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
- 3.6 GPA/4.0 scale or 4.5 GPA/5.0 scale
- 27 ACT or 1280 SAT
Deans Scholars Award
The Deans Scholars Award is a $1,000 award ($500 per semester). The scholarship can be applied to tuition only. Fees and books are not included. This scholarship is renewable annually for up to four semesters.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements
- 3.5 GPA/4.0 scale or 4.37 GPA/5.0 scale
- 25 ACT or 1200 SAT
College of DuPage offers students the opportunity to apply for scholarships twice per year.
To learn more about how to apply for scholarships, visit cod.edu/scholarships.
Admissions and Outreach
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2207, (630) 942-2626
Summer Hours: June 4 through Aug. 12
Summer hours at COD are in effect June 4 through Aug. 12. During this time, most buildings on the Glen Ellyn campus are closed Fridays to Sundays.
Mondays to Thursdays, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Fridays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Visit the Academic Calendar for holiday closings.
Appointments: if you would like to meet with an Admission Representative, an appointment is recommended. Call (630) 942-2626 to make an appointment.
Walk-in without an appointment: appointments are not required, but are recommended. Walk-in's may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.
College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137
(630) 942-2800 (Main)
(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)
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