Graduation Information

Degree and Certificate Completion

Completion of degree and certificate requirements is determined by the Graduation Department of the Office of Student Records.

  • Students, in conjunction with their advisors, should monitor their progress online at myaccess.cod.edu. You can run your degree audit online at myaccess.cod.edu.
     

Is your Academic Program correct? You can request a change by filing a program change request. Download the Academic Program Change form.

  • Students must file an Application for Degree or Certificate no sooner than one term before expected completion of requirements.
  • An official evaluation will be provided within six to eight weeks for students who apply for a degree or a certificate. All questions regarding the evaluation should be directed to the Graduation Department, (630) 942-2260.
     

Commencement is held annually on the last day of spring term. All students who earn a degree or certificate in the academic year (fall term through summer term) may participate in the ceremony. In order to have your name listed in the Commencement program, your application must be submitted to the Office of Student Records by March 15.

Graduation Honors

Graduation honors are indicated on the college transcript and are designated as follows in three categories: Highest Honors is awarded to students earning a minimum of 40 credits at College of DuPage and a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 4.00. High Honors is awarded to students with a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 3.60 to 4.00. Honors is awarded to students with a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 3.20 to 3.59. Graduation honors are determined from the cumulative grade point average in the semester in which the student completes degree requirements. Students must take at least eight (8) semester hours of credit for letter grades (excluding "S") to be eligible for honors recognition at graduation.

 

Contact Information


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

Hours

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

General
Phone: (630) 942-3838
FAX: (630) 942-3693
Prerequisites: (630) 942-3830

Email contacts:
Records: recordsoffice@cod.edu
Grades: gradesdept@cod.edu
Graduation: graduation@cod.edu
Official COD Transcripts: transcripts@cod.edu
Prerequisites: prereq@cod.edu

For individuals that need language assistance, please contact Campus Central at (630) 942-2380.