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NSO Agenda

At New Student Orientation, students have the opportunity to speak with departmental representatives from across campus.

Included below is a list of departments who were present at Spring 2024 NSO. Please follow the provided links for more departmental information.

Agendas for Spring 2024 NSO

Time Activity
1:30 to 2 p.m. Check-in and tabling in the MAC lobby
2 to 3:30 p.m.

Main Session Presentations

Hear from campus departments and get to know life as a Chaparral!

3:30 to 4 p.m. Tabling and Ice cream social
Time Activity
6 to 6:30 p.m. Check-in and tabling in the MAC lobby
6:30 to 8 p.m.

Main Session Presentations

Hear from campus departments and get to know life as a Chaparral!

8 to 8:30 p.m. Tabling and Ice cream social

Departments at NSO

Access and Accommodations

College of DuPage is committed to the equitable access of educational opportunities for eligible students with a disability, illness, injury, or medical condition. Reasonable accommodations are determined through an interactive and individualized process with the student. This process begins with a request for services, initiated by the student.

Athletics and Physical Education

The College sponsors 15 intercollegiate sports in the National Junior College Athletic Association, and our Physical Education department offers a wide variety of courses.

"Chaps' ESports deemed a success"

Career Services

Students, alumni, community members and local employers can find help with career goals by connecting with the Career Services Center. 

Counseling, Advising, and Transfer Services

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services help students with academic advising, career counseling, personal counseling and transfer services. Our team is here to support engage, educate, and empower you at College of DuPage. Appointments are available virtually, in-person, and over the phone.

Center for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Center for Student Diversity, Equity and Inclusion seeks to reflect and meet the educational needs of the residents of our large, multicultural district. The Center recognizes the importance of embracing individual differences and cultures and values the contributions made to the College by people of all ethnic and cultural backgrounds

Field and Experiential Learning, Study Abroad and Global Education

Field Studies and Study Abroad courses combine classroom-based instruction with field-based experience for unique learning experiences.

Financial Assistance

The Office of Student Financial Assistance can help you understand your financial aid options, direct you to the steps to apply for financial aid, inform you about deadlines and award and process your financial aid. Free financial aid workshops are also available

Fuel Pantry

The Fuel Pantry provides free food and personal care items to all currently enrolled (full or part time) COD students, staff, and faculty with a self-identified need.

Honors Program

The Honors Program is a community of highly motivated students and faculty dedicated to academic excellence. The program offers classes, research opportunities, and fun activities that enrich the learning experience in a friendly environment. 

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons offers COD students free academic support through course-based tutoring, math, writing, reading and speech assistance, placement test review, general education development (GED), English as a Second Language (ESL) support and help navigating myACCESS and Blackboard.


The Library serves on- and off-campus programs at College of DuPage, providing teaching and learning materials to support and enrich students’ educational experience.

The 100,000-square-foot facility in the Student Resource Center on the Glen Ellyn campus provides comfortable seating, individual study space, group study rooms, public computers and AV equipment for use by students.

Living Leadership

The Living Leadership Program is designed for students interested in building their leadership skills and confidence while actively participating in our vibrant campus community. It is a free, non-transcript certificate program at College of DuPage focused on developing students into active leaders and positive change-makers.

McAninch Arts Center

The arts on campus the MAC: McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage Since 1986 the MAC has been home to art, dance, music and theater events that have inspired and entertained.

Campus Police

The COD Police Department is a professional 24-hour law enforcement agency. Whether it is providing emergency first aid, responding to a criminal act or providing escort service to your vehicle or class, the department is always ready to help you.

Regional Campus Centers

The COD Centers are close to your home and offer morning, afternoon, and evening classes on weekdays; morning and afternoon classes on Saturdays. Adult non-credit courses are available as well.


Sodexo's College of DuPage Dining Services provides an exciting and innovative dining services program for the entire College of DuPage community.

Student Life

The Office of Student Life provides a supportive, values-based environment that helps students get the most out of their College of DuPage experience and prepares them to be active leaders.

Student Support Help Desk

The Information Technology Services Department can assist students, faculty and staff during regular hours during the week. The Help Desk and Academic Computer Lab also hold weekend hours.

Veterans Services

The Veterans Services office at College of DuPage assists veterans and military personnel with their studies at the college level by helping with:

  • Veterans and Military Personnel educational benefits
  • Information on Veteran scholarships, emergency loans and the VA work study program
  • Referrals to student resources, local Veteran assistance organizations, counseling, employment and internship opportunities
  • Library Services including textbook loans

Contact Information

New Student Orientation
(630) 942-2243
Email: studentlife@cod.edu