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Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

Register and pay for courses online through myACCESS. Be sure to select "Continuing Education Classes" in the menu. You may also call Continuing Education at (630) 942-2208 with your course details for easy registration.

For all questions relating to payment or refunds, please read: "Paying for Continuing Education Classes."

  • Youth Academy: Students in grades K through 12 

  • Adult Enrichment, Professional Development and Credit Classes: 18 years and older 

  • Lifelong Learning Institute: Open to any adult, but these courses are specifically designed for 50 years and older. Reduced senior fees are available for those 55 years and older.

At least 10 days prior to the start of the class.

Please help prevent canceled classes by enrolling early. Classes will be canceled prior to the start date if enrollment is too low.

In-district residents and out-of-district students are welcome to take our classes for the same registration fee.

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Contact Information

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

All COD facilities are closed to the public until further notice. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at at any time.

Please note: all programming for Spring and Summer 2021 will be online (some exceptions apply).