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The College of DuPage or COD for short, is located in Glen Ellyn, Illinois is DuPage County's two year community college. The college has satelite locations in Addison, Westmont, Carol Stream, Naperville, and West Chicago some of which are located in the Cook and Will Counties.
The college and The Courier, the school's famous newspaper, was started in 1967. Because students had to run from class to class due to the college being spread out too thin, the Chaparral was designated as the school mascot. The college has a radio station founded in 1977 called the WDCB. The Prairer Light Review was founded in 1982 as the school's magazine.
The college has some of the best facilities in the nation. The college features the Technology Education Center, Student Services Center, Culinary and Hospitality Center, and the Homeland Security center, all with their own sub facilities, programs, and departments.
The College of DuPage has a restaurant named The Waterleaf Gourment Restaurant, a casual, fine dining eatery that is widely recognized as a incredible restaurant with awards from OpenTable Diner’s Choice awards and the Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.
Students enjoy curriculum choices second to none in the community college world. With a great variety of courses to chose from and an ardurous discpline, students that attend the College of DuPage are more than well off in the job market and college recruiting. COD students enjoy academic calendar divided into three semesters: fall semester, spring semester, and summer semester. With student organizations to join, a student gym, and athletic teams, COD is not much different than a four-year University.
The college is 100% tobacoo free and violators will be ticketed by the campus police department. Main campus office hours are from Monday thru Thursday: 8:00 AM to 7:00 PM and Fridays: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
The Comfort Suites Lombard - Addison Hotel is less than 8 miles from the College of DuPage's main campus and an excellent place to stay at while visiting the college!
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