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Enrollment Calendar: Important Dates and Deadlines

College of DuPage is an open admission institution. Students can apply for admission at any time, as long as they have either earned a high school diploma, a GED or they are at least 18 years of age.

The following Enrollment Calendar outlines important dates and deadlines related to registration, financial aid, tuition payments and graduation.

Spring 2024

 
Event Deadline
Priority Registration Begins Tuesday, Oct. 31
All Student Registration Begins Tuesday, Nov. 7
Payment Due Date Friday, Dec. 1
Last Day to Enroll in the Early Bird Payment Plan ($10 down) Sunday, Dec. 31, 2023
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers Begin Monday, Jan. 8, 2024
Spring Term Begins Monday, Jan. 22
Term Census Date Friday, Feb. 2
Financial Aid Grants & Scholarships Disbursements Begin Monday, Feb. 12
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 8-week) Sunday, Feb. 18
Financial Aid Loans Disbursements Begin Tuesday, Feb. 20
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 12-week) Wednesday, March 6
Graduation Application Deadline Friday, March 15
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (16-week) Tuesday, March 19
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers End Friday, March 22
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 12-week) Wednesday, April 3
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 8-week) Sunday, April 14
Spring Term Ends Friday, May 17

Summer 2024

 
Event Deadline
Priority Registration Begins Wednesday, March 6
All Student Registration Begins Wednesday, March 13
Payment Due Date Wednesday, May 1
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers Begin Monday, May 13
Summer Term Begins Tuesday, May 28
Term Census Date Monday, June 3
Financial Aid Grants & Scholarships Disbursements Begin Monday, June 10
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 5-week) Monday, June 17
Financial Aid Loans Disbursements Begin Tuesday, June 18
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 8-week) Monday, June 24
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (10-week) Monday, July 1
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers End Friday, July 5
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 8-week) Monday, July 8
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 5-week) Monday, July 22
Summer Term Ends Saturday, Aug. 3

Fall 2024

 
Event Deadline
Priority Registration Begins Wednesday, April 3
All Student Registration Begins Wednesday, April 10
Last Day to Enroll in the Early Bird Payment Plan ($10 down) Friday, May 31
Payment Due Date Monday, July 1
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers Begin Monday, Aug. 5
Fall Term Begins Monday, Aug. 19
Term Census Date Friday, Aug. 30
Financial Aid Grants & Scholarships Disbursements Begin Monday, Sept. 9
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 8-week) Sunday, Sept. 15
Financial Aid Loans Disbursements Begin Tuesday, Sept. 17
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (First 12-week) Sunday, Sept. 29
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (16-week) Wednesday, Oct. 16
Financial Aid Bookstore Vouchers End Friday, Oct. 18
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 12-week) Wednesday, Oct. 30
Last Day to add a course with instructor permit (Second 8-week) Sunday, Nov. 10
Fall Term Ends Friday, Dec. 13

More information on Enrollment Calendar dates

  • Priority Registration is for returning College of DuPage students with 30 or more completed COD credit hours. To view your priority registration credits, log into the portal at inside.eliane-voyancedivine.com and locate myACCESS. Click on Academic Profile, then select My Profile.
  • Census Date includes finals week for regular 16-week session (Faculty: See Roster Verification and Midterm Due Dates report on employee portal for all class census dates)

Calendars

For more detailed dates and deadlines, see the full version of each calendar: