New Student Advising & Registration (NSAR)

What is a New Student Advising & Registration Session (NSAR)? 

All new students who will be attending College of DuPage for the first time are required to attend a New Student Advising and Registration Session (NSAR) prior to enrolling in classes.

During the NSAR session, new students will do the following:

  • Meet with a Student Success Counselor or Program Advisor from Counseling & Advising
  • Receive a comprehensive academic plan of coursework
  • Receive assistance with registering for classes in the myACCESS Lab
  • Make payment arrangements
  • Register for New Student Orientation (NSO), which offers students the opportunity to discover new and engaging programs through Student Life

Are you ready to sign up for a NSAR Session? 

Before you are able to attend a NSAR session, you must complete the following: 

Once you have completed the three steps noted above, you will then be ready to attend NSAR! Please call Counseling & Advising at (630) 942-2259 to setup your time to attend a NSAR session.

Please note, we recommend that you explore the financial resources that we have to offer prior to attending NSAR. When registering for classes, you must select a payment option, or setup a payment plan.

If you have any questions about Getting Started at College of DuPage, please contact Office of Admissions and Outreach at or call (630) 942-2626.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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