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STEM Outreach Events

We are excited to offer a variety of STEM programs throughout the year. See each event below for more details about our STEM initiatives.

Educator Open House

There's so much to explore....right in your own backyard! Come and check out educator resources, workshops, and experiences available for you and your students at this event, co-hosted by The Morton Arboretum. Learn More

Explore Engineering Night

This yearly event welcomes students to COD to explore careers in engineering. The program includes presentations from industry representatives and is designed for both incoming COD students as well as COD students looking to transfer into a four-year university engineering program. Learn More

So That Explains It!

Science is all around us, and we often find ourselves wondering why or how things happen in the world. Our COD STEM faculty are here to answer your burning questions as part of "So That Explains It!," a STEM Expert Video Series. Learn More


Get Your Geek On! with this annual event designed to celebrate the wide variety of innovation in the STEM fields. The day long extravaganza offers an interactive and stimulating fair celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and includes something for all ages and interests. Come for the knowledge. Stay for the fun. Learn More

STEM Open House

We know you have a lot of choices for STEM. Come explore why COD should be at the top of your list. Stay tuned for more information coming soon.

Women in STEM Career Day

This event celebrates women in STEM careers and is designed for 8th-10th grade girls. It provides them with the opportunity to interact with positive role models and participate in hands-on activities in order to encourage more women to have positive experiences with STEM and to pursue STEM careers. More information coming soon!

Women in STEM Mentorship Program

The Women in STEM Mentorship Program (WSMP) is a year-long program that pairs a female COD STEM faculty member with a high school junior or senior who identifies as female and is interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). Learn More

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(630) 942-3210
For STEM academic course inquiries, call (630) 942-3210.

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062
(630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email