As we enter the fall season, the College of the Desert Foundation is thrilled to announce the schedule for the College of the Desert Campus Tours. The tours will take place on the COD Campus in the Palm Desert and may include visits with several popular departments, such as Nursing, Automotive Technology, The McCarthy Child Development Center, Agriculture, Public Safety, Architecture, Communications, Theater Arts, and many more. You will hear from instructors about the many achievements, and advances in the programs and how they are helping our students to learn and transform our communities for the better. You will also see the students in action and marvel at their enthusiasm, determination and aspirations for the future. The tour concludes with a brief presentation that will provide information on the many ways you can become more involved with COD, support the students, and help them achieve their academic dreams.

Tours begin on November 1st and continue twice a week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:00am – 12:30pm. Visits to a specific program or programs can be requested in advance. A complimentary lunch is provided at the end of the tour, and each attendee will receive a gift bag containing COD Foundation swag and information about how to support the Foundation.

If you would like to sign up for a tour for yourself and a friend or two, please see below the dates and registration links for each tour. You can also call the Foundation office at (760) 773-2561, or e-mail Juli Maxwell at jmaxwell@collegeofthedesert.edu.

If you are interested in booking a private tour for a large group (up to 15 people), please contact Matt Durkan at (760) 773-2538 or by e-mail at mdurkan@collegeofthedesert.edu to reserve one of the dates listed above.

Below, please see the dates and times for the COD Campus Tours. Sign up today! You will be so glad that you did!

Tour Dates & Links

November

Tuesday, November 1, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

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Thursday, November 3, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

TOUR FULL
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Thursday, November 10, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

TOUR FULL
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Tuesday, November 15, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

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Thursday, November 17, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

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NO TOURS THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING

December

Thursday, December 1, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

TOUR FULL
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

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Thursday, December 8, 2022
9:00am – 12:30pm

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NO TOURS UNTIL JANUARY 2023 DATES TBD