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STEM Events

In-Person STEM Events Cancelled

Due to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, all in-person STEM events have been cancelled. Many of our events are proceeding in a virtual format. See each event below for more details. Please continue to check back for updates on the college's COVID precautions. 

Engineering Olympics

This annual event, sponsored by the Engineering Club, is designed to engage the young generation to seek interest in the field of engineering and in the College of DuPage.

Explore Engineering Night

This yearly event welcomes students to COD to explore careers in engineering. The program includes presentations from industry representatives and is designed for both incoming COD students as well as COD students looking to transfer into a four-year university engineering program. 

So That Explains It!

Science is all around us, and we often find ourselves wondering why or how things happen in the world. Well, our COD STEM faculty are here to answer your burning questions as part of our So That Explains It! STEM Expert Video Series. Each month, we release a short video explaining an everyday STEM question, answered by one of our STEM experts.


Get Your Geek On! with this annual event designed to celebrate the wide variety of innovation in the STEM fields. The day long extravaganza offers an interactive and stimulating fair celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics and includes something for all ages and interests. Come for the knowledge. Stay for the fun.

STEMinar Series

This series of expert talks focuses on the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Talks are held in the Fall and Spring semesters.

STEM Professional Development

These events are designs specifically for STEM educators and target specific areas of need, including content development and teaching skills enhancements, outreach opportunities, and more.


We know you have a lot of choices for STEM. Come explore why COD should be at the top of your list. The event is targeted to juniors and seniors in high school but is open to all.

Women in STEM Career Day

This event celebrates women in STEM careers and is designed for 8th-12th grade girls. It provides them with the opportunity to interact with positive role models and participate in hands-on activities in order to encourage more women to have positive experiences with STEM and to pursue STEM careers.


Contact Information

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Division
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2E06, (630) 942-3210

STEM Outreach Coordinator
Institutional Resource Center (IRC), Room 1062, (630) 942-3021

For College of DuPage Admissions inquiries, call (630) 942-2626 or email