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NSO Family and Guest Information

As your student begins to transition from high school to college, we want you to be a part of this process. Whether this is your first student to attend college or your last, come to this engaging presentation to learn how to best support your student. Find out more about College of DuPage resources and services, and get the answers to questions your student may forget to ask.

Family/Guest Orientation Dates

  • Tuesday, August 9, 9 to 10:15 a.m. (8:15 a.m. check-in)
  • Wednesday, August 10, 9 to 10:15 a.m. (8:15 a.m. check-in)
  • Thursday, August 11, 9 to 10:15 a.m. (8:15 a.m. check-in)

What You’ll Do

You'll get the opportunity to learn about resources available on campus, learn more about Advising & Academics, student wellness and how to support your student. You will also:

  • Learn how to support your student to be successful at College of DuPage
  • Gain insight about campus resources and services
  • Meet other families and guests joining the COD Community!


  • 8:15 to 9 a.m.
  • 9 to 10:15 a.m.
    General Welcome
  • 9:15 to 9:30 a.m.
    Advising/Academic Information
  • 9:30 to 9:40 a.m.
    Question and Answer Session
  • 9:40 to 9:55 a.m.
    Well-being/Mental Health Information
  • 9:55 to 10:05 a.m.
    Question and Answer Session
  • 10:05 to 10:20 a.m.
    Tips for supporting your student in their first-year
  • 10:20 to 10:30 a.m.
    Question and Answer Session