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Carol Stream Center

College of DuPage's Carol Stream Center offers many of the courses that are available at COD's Glen Ellyn campus. The center provides large and comfortable classrooms, a state-of-the-art computer lab, convenient parking, and is home to one of the college's Learning Commons where students can receive a variety of academic support services, including testing. Contact the Carol Stream Learning Commons and Testing Center for additional services and testing hours.

  • Registration Services
  • Payments (credit card)
  • Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services (by appointment)
  • Assistance using college resources, myACCESS and Blackboard
  • SAT/ACT Test Score Submission
  • Placement and GED Testing
  • Course and Certification Testing
  • Open computer lab, for students and community members
  • Electronic access to COD Library resources
  • Anatomy & Physiology Open Lab (call for hours)
  • Math Assistance: Wednesday, 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Voter Registration
  • Notary Services

The Carol Stream Learning Commons (CSLC), close to home and conveniently located within the Carol Stream Center, 500 Kuhn Road, offers placement and academic testing for students, as well as specialized testing for the community. Learning Commons and Testing Center staff also help COD students discover the many free academic support services available to them. 

Testing Services

  • All Testing Centers are open on a walk-in basis for placement and academic testing. No appointment is needed. 
  • Hours and locations for all Testing centers.
  • Tests offered:
    • Placement testing
    • College of DuPage academic course testing
    • TABE (placement test for GED preparation course)
    • GED Tests and specialized tests for certifications or licensing
    • Carol Stream classroom makeup testing
    • A complete list of tests offered at College of DuPage
  • Private testing room available. Call (630) 942-4900 to reserve. 

Academic Support

  • Computers and printing for students and community members
  • Wi-Fi available 
  • College library website assistance
  • Math Assistance: Wednesday, 2 to 5 p.m.
  • Online Placement Test Preparation Resources

Visit the Learning Commons for additional information about in-person academic assistance options including Math Assistance, Tutoring Services and Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance.  

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Contact Admissions and Outreach regarding applying to College of DuPage:

Phone: (630) 942-2626
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COD Carol Stream Center

500 Kuhn Road
Carol Stream, IL 60188
Phone (630) 942-4888
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Diana Thielen
Carol Stream Center Supervisor
(630) 942-4861

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Carol Stream Center Hours

  • Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Sunday, closed
Carol Stream Learning Commons and Testing Hours

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