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Field Studies/Outdoor Adventure Courses

Field Studies and Study Abroad courses combine classroom-based instruction with field-based experience for unique learning experiences. More information and enrollment permits, when required, are available from the Field Studies/Study Abroad office Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Tuition is extra and course fees are non-refundable. Students are responsible for withdrawing from Field Studies and Study Abroad courses through the Field Studies/Study Abroad office. Students who do not pay their tuition bills are NOT automatically withdrawn from these courses. Prices and itineraries are subject to change. Refunds are not given for unused portions of a field experience. Optional trip insurance information is available in the Field Studies/Study Abroad office.

For courses open for registration, search myAccess by "Field Studies" under course type and a specific term/semester. Alternatively, you can learn about future courses on the Field Studies calendar.

COVID-19 Vaccination

Beginning October 1, 2021, College of DuPage requires all students who wish to take in-person or hybrid courses, including field studies and study abroad, to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of vaccination status is required. For instructions how to submit proof of vaccination and information about requesting an exemption for medical or religious reasons, visit COD COVID Info.

REAL ID for domestic travel

Deadline extended to May 3, 2023

The U.S. Government has extended the deadline for travelers to obtain a REAL ID until May 3, 2023. A driver's license, state ID, or other federally approved documentation will be accepted by TSA for domestic travel until that date.  After then, you must have a REAL ID, a valid passport, or other federally approved-for-travel documentation to board domestic flights. For more information on travel documentation, visit the Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration. A valid passports is always necessary for international travel.

Liability Release and Assumption of Risk Form

Participants in all Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad programs must complete the Liability Release and Assumption of Risk form.


Contact Information

Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3520
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356