The College of DuPage experience is nothing like any other meteorology program in the nation. Here you can begin learning real meteorology right away and have more courses to choose from than anywhere else. Whether you are interested in forecasting, severe weather or more traditional atmospheric sciences, COD will allow students of all ages a chance to delve into how the atmosphere works from the start of their academic career. Student wishing to obtain a four year degree will be able to transfer to another school as a junior with a wealth of experiences and a top-quality education. Others who wish to learn more about meteorology in relation to other careers will find the weather offerings at COD challenging and fascinating.

Program Requirements

Please consult a faculty advisor listed below before beginning your coursework.



Faculty Advisor

Vittorio Gensini, Meteorology
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3503, (630) 942-3496

Paul Sirvatka, Meteorology
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3501, (630) 942-2118


Contact Information

Health and Sciences Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2616, (630) 942-2010

Spotlight on Meteorology


Paul Sirvatka

Faculty Spotlight on Paul Sirvatka, College of DuPage professor of meteorology.


  • Paul Sirvatka

    Paul SirvatkaEarth Science

    "We give our students the best meteorology experience. For freshmen and sophomores, I would say there is not a better place to learn meteorology than at COD."

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  • Victor Gensini

    Victor GensiniEarth Science

    "I strive to make students lifelong learners of the atmosphere. The atmosphere is teaching me new things everyday."

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