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Veteran and Military Personnel New Student Sessions

All newly admitted students must sign up for a Begin@COD session. Special sessions for Veterans and Military Personnel are held prior to the start of each semester on the main campus in the Veterans Services Office located in the Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225.

Begin@COD sessions cover educational opportunities and campus life at College of DuPage as well as information on developing an educational plan, choosing courses, obtaining financial aid, understanding myACCESS (the student portal) and paying for college. Information unique to Veterans and Military Personnel such as using Veteran and Military Personnel Educational Benefits, the VA certifying process and community resources will be shared.

Please set aside between 45 minutes and one hour for these sessions. To sign up for a specific date and time contact Campus Central at (630) 942-3000.

Sessions Include

  • Applying for Military Educational Benefits
  • Placement testing
  • Registering for classes
  • VA certification process 
  • Deferred Payment Plan

Contact Information

Veterans Services
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225
(630) 942-3814
Fax: (630) 942-4991