Youth Academy High School Classes

COD Youth Academy's High School Program

You'll find a full range of options throughout the year to enhance your student's confidence, interpersonal skills and academic prowess. From summer high school credit courses and test preparation classes to enrichment courses in the STEAM fields - COD is the place to be!

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High School Enrichment Classes Fall 2019 

Explore classes aimed at finessing your high school workload and test taking strategies by registering for classes below. Test prep sessions will grant students exposure to the ACT and SAT materials while learning the best practices for each exams. Students must bring a sack lunch for test prep courses.  

Please note: No student under the age of 16 can be left unescorted on campus. Parents are responsible for walking students to and from classes.

ACT Weekend Intensive
Review Math, Science reasoning, Reading and English usage in preparation for the ACT exam. Practice under simulated testing conditions using authentic ACT questions, and gain an introduction to the ACT writing section.

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 19 and 20
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
YEHSC-0004-007, $249
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1447

Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8
9a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
YEHSC-0004-008, $249
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1A01

SAT Weekend Intensive
Scheduled for the weekend before the SAT examination testing dates, this crash course provides strategies to prepare for test day. Instruction includes a brief overview of Math, Reading and English usage in preparation for the SAT exam.

Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26 and 27
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
YEHSC-0004-012, $249
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1A03

Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 23 and 24
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
YEHSC-0004-013, $249
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1A01

Success Series

Need help managing your high school workload? Register for our high school success series classes below and build your academic readiness.  


High School Time Management
Learn to manage your time, class workload and enrichment activities for your high school life. Gain control of most of your time now and for the rest of your life with schedule strategies. Learning work/life balance and gain a successful path to high school success!

Saturday, Oct. 12
9 to 11 a.m.
YEHSC-0003-202, $169
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 1A05

High School Test-Taking and Group Study Strategies
Understand how to better prepare for tests and learn techniques to improve exam performance. Participants will learn how to minimize test anxiety and learn how to navigate group dynamics for organization and task completion.

Saturday, Oct. 19
9 to 11 a.m.
YEHSC-0003-203, $169
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1118

Summer Grades and Transcripts
Accessing Your Unofficial Transcript

Students who wish to view final letter grades may do so in myACCESS. All final grades are viewable three (3) business days after the end of the semester. Log in at, and follow these directions. 

For technical assistance logging into myACCESS, please contact the Student Support Helpdesk at (630) 942-2999 or at

High School Credit courses are used by Indian Prairie School District #204 to inform placement for 2019-2020 school year. Please be sure to work with your school to understand the accelerated pace and credit eligibility process before beginning the COD summer course.

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Other COD Programs for High School Students
High school students may also wish to investigate early admissions at COD and dual-credit academic courses available during the school year. 

Contact Continuing Education

Continuing Education
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 1110, (630) 942-2208
Fax: (630) 942-3785

Office Hours
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday