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Enrollment Verification

Enrollment verifications serves as proof of your status as a student. Insurance companies, loan agencies and other organizations may require a verification in order for you to be eligible for benefits. In some cases, verification may be necessary to prove that you did not attend College of DuPage.

Enrollment Status

  • Full-Time Status - 12 or more credit hours per term*
  • Part-Time Status - less than 12 credit hours per term
  • Three-Quarter Status - 9 to 11 credit hours per term
  • Half-Time Status - 6 to 8 credit hours per term
  • Less Than Half-Time Status - 1-5 credit hours per term

*Dropping below full-time status may affect such items as insurance eligibility, loan deferments and financial aid.

Summer Semester Only: Full-time status is 6 or more credit hours. Be advised that having just 6 credits might affect your financial aid.

Military Students: The Veterans Administration determines statuses.

Types of Verifications

Enrollment Verification

Request your enrollment verification online through myACCESS. Select Enrollment Verification from the Academic Profile menu under myACCESS. There is no fee. Verification requests are completed within five business days. During peak periods requests may take up to 10 business days.

Loan Deferment

Students who need to defer their loans should contact their lender for specifications on requesting a loan deferment.

Loan deferments forms can be accessed through your lender’s website. Send your signed form to Student Records at verifications@cod.edu or by fax or mail which will then be forwarded to your lender. While you are in deferment, it is your responsibility to notify your lender of any changes. 

Good Student Discounts

Good student discount programs are generally offered through auto insurance companies for policy discounts. Insurance companies have different and specific regulations for granting good student discounts. Check with your auto insurance agent/company for eligibility requirements. 

If you meet the requirements, most insurance companies will accept a transcript as proof of your status.  Information on how to request a transcript can be found on the Order Transcripts website.

Secretary of State

Students requesting a restricted driving permit from the Secretary of State, must verify their class schedule at College of DuPage.

Submit the documentation provided by the Secretary of State’s office to Student Records. You can email your documentation to verifications@cod.edu or submit by fax or mail. We will then send verification of your schedule directly to the Secretary of State’s office.

If your schedule changes, it is your responsibility to contact Student Records. Upon notification, Student Records will send an updated schedule directly to the Secretary of State.

Third Party Verification

Third party verification occurs when a request is made by someone other than the student like a potential employer or insurance company, regarding enrollment status, degrees earned or terms of past attendance. College of DuPage has authorized the National Student Clearinghouse to provide verifications for all third party requestors visit degreeverify.org for more information.

Contact Information

Office of Student Records
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2150

Regular Hours
Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: (630) 942-3838
FAX: (630) 942-3693
Prerequisites: (630) 942-2260

Email contacts:
Student Records: recordsoffice@cod.edu
FERPA: FERPA@cod.edu
Grades: gradesdept@cod.edu
Graduation: graduation@cod.edu
Commencement: commencement@cod.edu
Official COD Transcripts: transcripts@cod.edu
Transcript Evaluation: evaluation@cod.edu
Prerequisites: prereq@cod.edu
Verifications: verifications@cod.edu
High School Transcripts: HStranscript@cod.edu

Individuals who need language assistance, call Campus Central at (630) 942-3000 or email campuscentral@cod.edu.