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Youth Academy High School Classes

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!

Summer High School Credit Program

Continuing Education provides a summer school program offering high school credit and enrichment courses to incoming freshman and current high school students. The summer academic program is an extension of the regular academic year, designed to provide students with opportunities to gain academic credit or to explore interests by auditing a class. Be sure to work with your High School counselor to ensure credit is eligible. Our High School and Junior High Achiever's Handbook includes details of required paperwork along with the mandatory online orientation session, will serve as your guides to the 2020 Summer High School and Junior High Achiever's Program. 

Register for the High School and Junior High Achiever's Orientation Today! 

Career Academy

In partnership with our credit divisions, teens gain a head start on identifying an academic college program that will enable them to make informed choices for a major or potential career track without paying college tuition. Career-focused programs include but are not limited to: Business & Entrepreneurship, Crime Scene Investigation, Cybersecurity, and Social Media Marketing.

Speech Camp

In collaboration with our credit Forensics Speech division, this two-week summer camp is open to varsity and novice competitors. Students will gain a foundation in three genres of competitive speaking; public, oral interpretation and limited preparation events. .


Prepare for the ACT or SAT exam in a way that best suits your needs. Students who have already taken a test preparation class and are interested in honing in on specific subject areas of your choosing, can benefit from one-on-one instruction. $399 price includes six hours of tutoring time and all materials.Call (630) 942-2208 for more information and to register.

Summer Grades and Accessing Your Unofficial Transcripts

Students who wish to view final summer 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. After logged into myACCESS an unofficial transcript can be viewed by following 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 the academic 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. IPSD students are encouraged to read this letter from the Director of Core Curriculum.  

Mailing List

Would you like to be added to the Continuing Education High School Mailing List? Complete our mailing list form

Additional Programming

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

Contact Information

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

All COD facilities are closed through Friday, May 15. If you are attempting to register for a class, Please leave a message and Continuing Education staff will return your call as soon as possible. You can also reach us by email at at any time.