Excuse Me, Do You Have the Time?

Wednesday, April 3, 2 to 3 p.m.

BIC 3419
Presenter: Edison Wells, Counselor

Always running around at the last minute? Feeling pressured and don’t know where your day went? Well, it is probably a thing called life that has you up and going all the time. Participate in this session on time management and find out exactly where you are spending time and how to prioritize it.


Are You Sabotaging Your Academic Success?

Thursday, April 4, 2 to 3:30 p.m.

BIC 3421
Presenter: Rosie Carbajal-Romo, Counselor

Have you ever failed or withdrawn from more than one class? You may not realize that this can have a lasting impact on your academic journey. Learn tips to avoid sabotaging your academic success.


Ready, Set, Transfer

Thursday, April 11, 10 to 11 a.m.

BIC 2D04
Presenter: Michelle Molina, Counselor

Are you thinking about transferring to a four-year college or university? Are you unsure as to what to do first? Find out how to choose the best school for you, the best times to apply, key information schools will need from you and much more.


How to Be a Straight A Student in College

Thursday, April 18, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

BIC 2D04
Presenters: Danice McGrath, Counselor, and Laura Nenninger, Counselor

We have all heard the saying “study smarter not harder,” but what does that really mean? Based on the book by Cal Newport,  How to Become a Straight A Student, you will learn practical strategies that will help you streamline and maximize your study time, absorb material quickly and effectively, excel on your exams and more. Discover the secrets of straight A students and learn ways to become a more successful student and raise your GPA.


Art Therapy as a Stress Relief

Tuesday, April 23, 2 to 3 p.m.

BIC 3421
Presenter: Valerie Galgan, Counselor

Need a break from your studies, home life or maybe your social life? Tap into your inner creativity and explore ways to use art as a form of stress relief. Learn about the effects of stress and engage in various art activities that you can use during stressful times.


M.O.B.: Minds on Beats: Healing Through Hip-Hop

Tuesday, April 30, 2 to 3 p.m.

BIC 3421
Presenter: Devin Chambers, Counselor

Develop positive ways to cope with stress through hip-hop music and writing of rhymes.


Stress Management

Wednesday, May 1, 12 to 1 p.m.

BIC 3B10
Presenter: Dr. Silvia Donatelli, Counselor

Finals can be stressful! In this fun and interactive workshop, learn effective stress management techniques that will enable you to stay calm and cool when stressed.


For more information, call (630) 942-2259 or stop by the Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services Office, Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200.


Contact Information

Counseling, Advising and Transfer Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 3200, (630) 942-2259

Summer Hours for the Glen Ellyn campus:

Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Check with each off-campus center for their hours:

Carol Stream

New to College of DuPage?
Stop by or call Campus Central at (630) 942-3000 or Counseling, Advising and Transfer at (630) 942-2259.

Continuing or Past COD Students
For appointments at COD's main campus, call (630) 942-2259, or one of the COD Centers.

Ask a counselor a question.