Financial Aid Workshops and Events

Plan now to attend one or more of the following events offered through the COD Office of Student Financial Assistance. For further information, call (630) 942-2251 or email 


How to be a Money Savvy Student

Monday, April 24, 2017
11am in the SSC Atrium

Do you feel like you have no control of your money?  Do you know what your credit score is? Do you want to know how to lessen your debt?  Adam Carroll, author of the book Winning the Money Game, will be on campus to share the secrets that turned him from financial misfortune to mass fortune.  You don't want to miss it!


Life Happens!
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
10am to 1pm in the SSC Atrium

This is a fun and interactive event that allows students to visit different stations of life as they travel through career, family and lifestyle choices.  Which of these aspects of life can be carefully planned?  And which are left to chance?  Stop by and find out how well you do when Life Happens!


Smart Borrowing Loan Presentations

Students who have received an award letter and wish to accept any portion of their Unsubsidized Loan and/or have been identified as a High Loan student on their award letter are required to complete a Smart Borrowing Loan Presentation.  To register for a Smart Borrowing Loan Presentation, you MUST have received your award letter.

To register for a Smart Borrowing Loan Presentation, please complete the following steps in your myACCESS:

1)      Log into myACCESS

2)      Click on Search/Select Classes

3)      For Term enter Orientation 2017

4)      For Subject enter  = Financial Aid

5)      For Course # enter =0100

6)      Click Submit

7)      Select the Presentation you wish to attend (Classroom or online via Blackboard)

8)      Under Action, be sure to then click Register in the drop down box.  If you do not click Register then you are not registered for the presentation.

To review your registration, click on "Class Schedule" and select "Orientation 2017" in myACCESS.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you arrive 10 minutes after the session has started you will need to reschedule.

NOTE: The College of DuPage payment policy requires all students to pay in full at the time of registration or enroll into a payment plan. If you need to attend the loan presentation to be eligible for a deferred payment plan, you may make a request at the Cashier's Office to hold your classes. You will need to contact the Cashiers' Office and provide the date of your scheduled loan presentation. The Cashiers' Office has the discretion to hold your classes until the completion of your loan presentation. You may contact the Cashiers' Office at (630) 942-2206.

For Americans with Disabilities Act accommodations, call (630) 942-2141 (voice) or (630) 858-9692 (TDD).

Contact Information

Office of Student Financial Assistance
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2220, (630) 942-2251
Fax: (630) 942-2151


Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn IL, 60137

(630) 942-2800 (Main)

(630) 942-3000 (Student Services)

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