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Virtual 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.

Virtual Family/Guest Orientation takes place:

  • Tuesday, August 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m. (1:45 virtual check-in)
  • Wednesday, August 12, 2 to 3:30 p.m. (1:45 virtual check-in)
  • Thursday, August 13, 2 to 3:30 p.m. (1:45 virtual check-in)

(Each student and any guests only sign up for one day)

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'll also:

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

1:45 to 2 p.m., Virtual Check-in 
2 to 2:15 p.m., General Welcome
2:15 to 2:30 p.m., Advising/Academic Information
2:30 to 2:40 p.m., Q&A
2:40 to 2:55 p.m., Well-being/Mental Health information
2:55 to 3:05 p.m., Q&A
3:05 to 3:20 p.m., Tips for supporting your student in their first year
3:20 to 3:30 p.m., Q&A

When your student signs up for Virtual New Student Orientation, there is a section on the form to indicate one guest’s name and email for Virtual Family/Guest Orientation. Please have your student list the name and email of the individual that will be attending the session. The family or guest will receive a link to join the Virtual Family/Guest Orientation for the same date their student attends Virtual New Student Orientation (VNSO). For example, if your student signs up for VNSO on August 11 and enters your information, you will receive a link to join us for the August 11 Virtual Family/Guest Orientation.

The email will be from our Office of Student Life- studentlife@cod.edu.

Please check your junk and spam folders for the email. You will be receiving the email from studentlife@cod.edu.

If you have searched your email and still cannot find it, please email the Office of Student Life to request the link. Please include your name and day you would like to attend the Family/Guest Orientation.