College of DuPage to Host New Student Orientation

Students at last year's orientation

By Angela Mennecke

College of DuPage welcomes new students to fall term during three New Student Orientation sessions Tuesday, Aug. 7, Wednesday, Aug. 8, and Thursday, Aug. 9, in the McAninch Arts Center lobby, on the College's main campus, 425 Fawell Blvd., in Glen Ellyn.

Sessions run 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day and begin with check-in and free welcome bags. Lunch is provided. Click here to view the agenda.

New Student Orientation at COD provides an opportunity for students and parents to learn about college life; meet with faculty, staff and current students; tour the campus; and receive input on making the most of their educational experience at COD. Attendees also receive information about a variety of topics, including financial aid, student life and student services, as well as instructions on using Blackboard course management software.

New students should see an advisor and register for fall 2018 classes before attending an orientation session.

Registration is required. To learn more and to register, visit, call (630) 942-2243 or email

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

  2018 College of DuPage