ABE/GED/ESL

Adult Basic Education/General Educational Development/English as a Second Language (AGE)

Welcome to the office for ABE/GED/ESL at College of DuPage. Our mission is to provide free, quality instructional programming and support services to help adults learn English and civics, improve reading, writing, math skills and prepare to pass the GED exams.

Students who successfully complete our programs acquire the skills necessary to improve employment opportunities, advance to further education or training and are more involved in their communities.

Classes are offered in more than 25 locations throughout our district. Chances are we are in your neighborhood – let us help you take that next step. Contact us at (630) 942-3697.

For Academic ESL (professionals and ELI), please call (630) 942-2047 or email liberalarts@cod.edu.

 

Contact Information


Adult Education and ESL Office
425 Fawell Blvd.
Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-3697
Fax: (630) 942-3804

Office Hours
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Resources:

  • For the purpose of compliance with Public Law 101-166 (The Stevens Amendment) approximately 26% of the College of DuPage ABE/GED/ESL programs are federally funded.

ABE/GED/ESL Classes at COD

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Adult Basic Education/General Educational Development/English as a Second Language Classes

The mission of ABE/GED/ESL at College of DuPage is to provide free, quality instructional programming and support services to help adults learn English and civics, improve reading, writing, math skills and prepare to pass the GED exams.

Spotlight

  • Adriana Mendez

    Adriana MendezESL

    “I thought that English was a big obstacle in my life, but after a couple of years of study, and thanks to the teachers at COD, I have learned a lot of English, enough to start taking college classes. I would highly recommend this college because it is a place where we can find good people, counselors, and teachers who are willing to help us succeed in our education."

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  • Chanbopha Loera

    Chanbopha LoeraESL

    “College of DuPage has wonderful programs starting with ABE, ESL, GED, and then many majors of study, for example the Accounting 3+1 program. The classes are inexpensive and available in the morning and also the evening. With my improved English skills and my GED in hand, I have opened more doors in my new country than I could have ever imagined."

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