Steps to Getting Started at College of DuPage
Welcome new Chaparrals. Now that you have been admitted to College of DuPage, please follow these six simple steps to complete the enrollment process:
- Setup your myACCESS account and check your @dupage email address. Your @dupage.edu email account will be generated once you setup your myACCESS account. It is very important that you check this email regularly. To setup your email, visit cod.edu/email.
- Meet course prerequisites by taking placement exams or by submitting your ACT/SAT scores or transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Sign up for a New Student Advising Session at Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services at (630) 942-2259.
- Meet your Navigator through the Center for Student Success or by calling (630) 942-3400.
- Review payment options and register for classes.
- Sign up for New Student Orientation (NSO).
Due to recommendations by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and extended guidelines on social distancing from the U.S. President and Illinois Governor, the myACCESS Lab will be unavailable until all restrictions have been lifted on the Glen Ellyn campus. Please contact Campus Central at email@example.com for immediate myACCESS assistance.
The myACCESS Lab is available to assist students with myACCESS login, building a schedule in student planning, registering for classes, basic FAFSA completion, payment plan sign up and more.
Tips for Getting Enrolled
- Prior to attending New Student Advising Session, we recommend that you explore financial resources and payment options available to students. When registering for classes, you must select a payment option or setup a payment plan.
- You must have your placement exams complete prior to meeting with a counselor or advisor.
- All new students will be assigned a Navigator to assist with various enrollment tools and resources.
Fall 2020 Course Types
Virtual Classroom Meetings (VCM)
Courses meet completely online in real time at specified days and times using video chat software. All assignments are submitted online. This format is designed to allow students regular face-to-face contact in a virtual format.
Courses are taught completely online following instructor timelines and learning outcomes. Students interact mostly through discussion boards and written messages and all assignments are submitted online.
Courses meet in person and on campus with additional required learning online. Students will meet on campus for labs, studios or clinical work. Face-to-face meeting days and times for each section will vary depending on the course and learning needs. All of these courses have online components. To ensure success, students should do their best to have access to computer hardware and software, including a webcam and Wi-Fi service.
All of these courses have online components. To ensure success, students should do their best to have access to computer hardware and software, including a webcam and Wi-Fi service.
Enrollment Tools and Resources
- Center for Access and Accommodations
- How to Select Classes in Student Planning Video
- How to Change Your Academic Program
- Online Registration Information including myACCESS Assistance
- Payment Options and Schedule
- Student Financial Assistance
Having Technical Issues?
Contact the Information Technology Student Help Desk with issues regarding email, Blackboard or myACCESS.
- Student Help Desk Inquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Phone: (630) 942-2999