New Student Orientation Agenda


Date (choose one)

  • Tuesday, August 7; 
  • Wednesday, August 8; or
  • Thursday, August 9





  • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


College of DuPage
McAninch Arts Center (MAC)
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137

8:30 a.m. Check In (MAC LOBBY)

Please arrive 30 minutes prior to the Welcome Session to check-in and receive your FREE welcome bag!

9 a.m. Welcome Session for New Students (BELUSHI HALL)

Chuck Steele, Manager of Student Life, and Chris Miller, Associate Professor of Speech welcome you to College of DuPage. You'll receive an overview of New Student Orientation and some essential information that every College of DuPage student should know!

9 a.m. Welcome Session for Parents and Family Members (PLAYHOUSE THEATRE)

As your student begins to transition from high school to college, we want you to be a part of this process. Whether this is your first student to attend college or your last, come to this engaging presentation to learn how to best support your student. Find out more about the College of DuPage resources and services, and get the answers to questions your student may forget to ask!

9:00 a.m. ¡Bienvenidos! Sesión para padres y familias (en español) (MAC 138)
Es importante ser parte del proceso cuando su estudiante empiece sus estudios en College of DuPage. Si es su primer estudiante o el último, asista esa sesión en español para aprender como apoyar a su estudiante. Aprenda más sobre los recursos y servicios de College of DuPage. ¡Obtenga las respuestas a todas sus preguntas!



10:20 – 11 a.m. Workshop 1

11:10 – 11:50 a.m. Workshop 2

12 – 12:30 p.m. Complimentary Lunch Social

12:45 – 1:25 p.m. Workshop 3

1:35 – 2:15 p.m. Workshop 4


2:25 – 3:30 p.m. Prize Drawing & Ice Cream Social (BELUSHI HALL & MAC LOBBY)

Amazing giveaways and more information on kicking off the school year! Immediately following giveaways, you're invited to a free ice cream social in the MAC Lobby! During the social, you'll have an opportunity to speak with departmental representatives and learn more about clubs, organizations and leadership opportunities on campus. This is a great time to ask any last-minute questions you might have!

Contact Information

New Student Orientation
(630) 942-2243

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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