Desert Hot Springs Campus
Student Services and Programs

College of the Desert is pleased to provide students with a number of student support services at our Desert Hot Springs location.

Services include, but are not limited to

  • COD General Information

  • Admissions and Records Assistance

  • General Financial Aid Assistance

  • Get your Student I.D. Card

  • Food Pantry Support (see office for details)

  • Matriculation Support (Online Application and Orientation)

  • Assistance with referrals and connections to resources on and off campus

  • ESLN Assessment Testing and ESLN Contact: 760-776-7348

  • EDGE Information.

    For more information on the plEDGE and EDGE programs, please contact their department at or by phone at 760-636-7970.

  • Scheduling Counseling Appointments and Services

  • Counseling, Transfer Center, Career Services and Other Workshops

  • Academic Support Services Workshops (Scheduled times will be posted)

General Counseling

Due to the Coronavirus, College of the Desert has transitioned support services online.

View the Counseling Center website for details on appointments and services.

Students may also set up video conferencing counseling appointments, see the Administration Office staff for more information, or call the Palm Desert Counseling Department at 760-773-2521.

Visit the financial aid website for hours of service, application deadlines, and more.

For more information on the Pl/EDGE programs, please contact their department at

You may also view more information about our EDGE Program.