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NSO Need to Know

New Student Orientation gives new Chaparrals the chance to interact with other students, discover the resources available on campus, and form connections that continue into the school year. Sign up today!

Please refer to the NSO Agenda and General Information page for event details. Advising and registration do not take place at NSO. 

Online signups for Fall 2024 NSO are now available. Sign up here!

Yes, NSO is planned to be held in-person on COD's main campus in Glen Ellyn. Those who do not attend can access the event's livestream during or after the event.

Bringing an extra layer is recommended if you catch a chill in air-conditioned buildings. 

There is no fee to attend NSO.

We encourage you to register for classes prior to attending, but it is not required. PLEASE NOTE: Advising and registration do not take place at NSO.

The E-NSO book contains the NSO agenda and information about campus departments and resources. The book will become available online closer to Fall NSO.


For additional assistance, please contact Student Life at (630) 942-2243 or studentlife@cod.edu.

For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, call (630) 942-2141 (voice) or (630) 858-9692 (TDD).

Contact Information

New Student Orientation
(630) 942-2243
Email: studentlife@cod.edu