STEM Week - Monday to Saturday, Oct. 23 to 28


We know you have a lot of choices for STEM. Explore why COD should be at the top of your list. All STEM Week events take place Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022 through Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. 

So That Explains It! What is Mole Day?

To kick off STEM Week, join us for Season 3 of So That Explains It as we discuss the importance of Mole Day and why chemists celebrate it all over the world. This episode of So That Explains it will premiere on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2022.

What unique STEM career fits your Encanto personality?

STEM Careers are in high demand, and pop culture is no stranger to highlighting STEM. Take this quiz to learn which unique STEM career fits your Encanto personality, and then learn how College of DuPage can help you on your path toward a STEM degree.

This quiz will premiere on Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.

STEM Spotlight

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000
5 to 7 p.m.

This evening event is geared toward junior and senior high school students as well as current COD students. It includes academic and student services information tables as well as an alumni panel breakout session. During this event, students can meet COD faculty and alumni, learn how to finance their STEM education, and explore transfer opportunities.

This event is free but pre-registration is recommended. Check back soon for a registration link.

STEM Student Life 

On Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, in coordination with Student Life and our STEM focused student clubs, we will provide an opportunity for STEM students to engage with each other in a social environment. More information about this event is coming soon.

In addition, students in our STEM programs will take over our COD Instagram stories for the day as they share their experiences as a STEM student. 

Women in STEM Career Day

Friday, Oct. 28, 2022
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2000
8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

This event celebrates women in STEM careers and is designed for 9th-12th grade girls. During this event, students interact with female STEM role models and participate in activities in order to encourage more women to have positive experiences with STEM and to pursue STEM careers. Learn more

Take Action

Are you ready to start your STEM education at COD? Visit one of the following resources to continue your journey:

Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06
(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