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Online Assistance

Virtual Online Assistance is available for Math Assistance; Tutoring; and Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance. Online assistance enables students to join a tutoring session using audio, video, screen sharing and chat. Online assistance is only available to currently enrolled COD students.  

Using Blackboard Collaborate for Math Assistance

Students can work with a tutor immediately or ask for a virtual study room to work on their own or with a group.

Using Blackboard Collaborate for Tutoring Drop-in Sessions

Blackboard Collaborate is used for drop-in tutoring

Blackboard Collaborate Requirements

In order to use Blackboard Collaborate, students must have:

  • A device with a camera and microphone – like a smartphone, computer or tablet.
  • An up-to-date web browser – Google Chrome is recommended. A plug-in may need to be downloaded with other browsers.
  • A login for COD's Blackboard.

Using Virtual Sessions for Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance

Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance offers online access to free coaching for English, ELA, ELS, reading, speech, presentations, and any writing needs. 

Register for an account and schedule an appointment, email, or call (630) 942-3355 to learn more.

Contact Information

Learning Commons
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2102
Call: (630) 942-3940
Hours of Operation

Mathematics Assistance
(630) 942-3339

Writing, Reading, Speech Assistance
(630) 942-3355

Tutoring Services
(630) 942-3686