Veterans Events

Event Videos


Fall 2016


Spring 2017

  • March 21:  The Posse Foundation Campus Visit.  Seeking Veteran students to award full tuition scholarships to four year colleges. 
  • April 6:  Third Annual Student Veterans Leadership Day.
  • April 19:  Bridges to Employment, Saint Xavier University, Chicago. 
  • April 25: Welcome Home Vietnam War Veterans. The Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs will recognize Vietnam Veterans. 
  • May 9: Careers in Biotech, WebEx Event, 8pm.  RSVP to obtain a link to access the WebEx from your computer or mobile device. Hosted by ACP, American Corporate Partners and Amgen.  
  • May 13:  Student Veterans of America Inaugural Golf Outing, Tee times begin at 10 a.m., Bolingbrook Golf Club, Hosted by Lewis University Office of Veterans Affairs, (815) 834-6451.  RSVP.
  • May 19: Second Annual Veterans Award Reception, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Culinary and Hospitality Center (CHC), Room 2001, College of DuPage Glen Ellyn Campus.
  • May 20: Armed Forces Day.
  • May 30: Memorial Day.


Fall 2017

  • September 23: COD Food Truck Rally and Sunset 5K. Run with the Veterans & First Responders 1, Veterans & First Responders 2, or Veterans & First Responders 3 teams. You can select the team when you register.
  • September 23: VetFest will have live bands, food, giveaways and activities for children. The event will be located in Countryside, IL from noon-8 p.m.
  • November 9: Veterans Day Celebration


SSG Robert J. Miller
Homeland Security Education Center

Student Memorial

Recognition of College of DuPage students, former students and alumni who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty as firefighters, police officers and members of the military.

Summer 2017

  • June 14: Happy Birthday Army
  • June 27: National PTSD Awareness Day
  • July 22: Rockin' For The Troops
  • August 4: Happy Birthday Coast Guard


Contact Information

Veterans Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225, (630) 942-3814
Fax: (630) 942-4991 

Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Veterans Lounge
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3260

Veterans Day at COD

Thank You Veterans Video

Veterans Day

Veterans Services at COD invited students, staff, faculty and friends of COD to participate in a week-long celebration to thank and honor all who have served this country and preserved its freedom.

Veterans Association Meeting

The Veterans Association strives to create a community of camaraderie for Veterans on campus.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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