To help you get started as a student at College of the Desert, please complete the items below. If you need assistance, call 760.773.2521 and leave a message with your name, phone number and student ID number.
I have received my COD Student ID number via email after completing the COD application.
I have logged into the Office 365 MyCOD portal.
I have completed the Online New Student Orientation. Log into WebAdvisor, once you are logged into the “Student Menu,” find the “Orientation Link” under the Orientation section (top of right column).
I have completed the EDGE/PLEDGE application online.
Required for all PLEDGE/EDGE students.
I have watched the My First Schedule Workshop and chosen courses for my major and/or general education goals.
I have viewed the How to Register for Classes video. I have practiced using WebAdvisor.
I have viewed “My Registration Information” in WebAdvisor to learn my day and time.
On your priority registration date, enroll in the classes you have selected. I have viewed the How to Register for Classes video in WebAdvisor.
I have paid my fees online using WebAdvisor within 3 days of registering for my classes. PLEDGE students and students receiving financial aid will not have to pay.
I will go to class the first day it meets or check in on Canvas for online courses. I should contact the professor to be considered for my “wait list” classes if I would like to add them. I will get an add code for my wait list courses. Add Permit Code Instructions
If you require accommodations, please contact Disabled Students Programs and Services (DSPS) at 760.773.2534 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Revised April 30, 2020