Degree and Certificate Completion
Completion of degree and certificate requirements is determined by the Graduation Department of the Office of Student Records.
- Students, in conjunction with their advisors, should monitor their progress online
at myaccess.cod.edu. You can run your degree audit online at myaccess.cod.edu.
Is your Academic Program correct? You can request a change by filing a program change request. Download the Academic Program Change form.
- Students must file an Application for Degree or Certificate no sooner than one term before expected completion of requirements.
- An official evaluation will be provided within six to eight weeks for students who
apply for a degree or a certificate. All questions regarding the evaluation should
be directed to the Graduation Department, (630) 942-3829.
Commencement is held annually on the last day of spring term. All students who earn a degree or certificate in the academic year (fall term through summer term) may participate in the ceremony. In order to have your name listed in the Commencement program, your application must be submitted to the Office of Student Records by March 15.
Graduation honors are indicated on the college transcript and are designated as follows in three categories: Highest Honors is awarded to students earning a minimum of 40 credits at College of DuPage and a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 4.00. High Honors is awarded to students with a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 3.60 to 4.00. Honors is awarded to students with a cumulative College of DuPage grade point average of 3.20 to 3.59. Graduation honors are determined from the cumulative grade point average in the semester in which the student completes degree requirements. Students must take at least eight (8) semester hours of credit for letter grades (excluding "S") to be eligible for honors recognition at graduation.
Office of Student Records
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2150
Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (630) 942-3838
FAX: (630) 942-3693
Prerequisites: (630) 942-2260
Student Records: firstname.lastname@example.org
Official COD Transcripts: email@example.com
Transcript Evaluation: firstname.lastname@example.org
High School Transcripts: HStranscript@cod.edu
Individuals who need language assistance, please call Campus Central at (630) 942-3000 or email email@example.com.