students attending a Learning Commons workshop

Learning Commons Workshops

The Learning Commons offers workshops throughout the year on math and geometry, study skill strategies and writing, reading and speech. Workshops are free to currently enrolled COD students.

To register for any of the math or geometry workshops, sign up online, email, call (630) 942-3339 or stop by the front reception desk in the Learning Commons. Registration is appreciated, but not required. Walk-ins are welcome (when space is available).

Math Placement Test Information Sessions

Learn about taking the math placement test and how you can work to improve your score. No math instruction is given at this session. Sessions will be held both in-person in the Learning Commons (SRC 2102) and online via Zoom except as noted. To register, sign up online.

  • Thursday, May 16, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, June 3 (Zoom Only), 5 to 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 30, 3 to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 7 (Zoom Only), 6 to 7 p.m.

Geometry Review Workshops

This free, two-session review workshop reviews basic concepts covered by the ALEKS geometry placement test. Students should plan to attend BOTH days. All sessions are held in-person only in the Learning Commons (SRC 2102). To register, sign up online.

  • Thursday, May 16 and Friday, May 17, Noon to 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 9 and Thursday, July 11, 1 to 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 7 and Thursday, August 8, 2 to 4 p.m.

 Additional geometry review materials are available as Geometry DIY (Do-It-Yourself) resources.

Beginning of Semester Success Workshops

Beginning of Semester Success (BOSS) workshops are open to all College of DuPage students and provide strategies for study skills, time management, as well as maintaining a positive attitude throughout the semester. Learn more about BOSS workshops.

Dimensional Analysis Workshops

For students enrolled in the COD Nursing Program. Practice medication conversions and dosage calculations with the help of a COD tutor. Walk-ins are welcome. Learn more about Dimensional Analysis Workshops or call Tutoring Services at (630) 942-3686 for more information.

Improve Your Writing and Speech Skills

The Learning Commons offers online videos to help students improve their skills in writing, reading, and speech. They can also offer strategies for study skills and Beginning of Semester Success.

For updates on upcoming Learning Commons events follow COD Learning Commons on Twitter and COD Learning Commons on Instagram.

Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call: (630) 942-3940
Hours of Operation

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686