Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Confirmed Cases

This chart represents Illinois Institute of Technology (Illinois Tech) community members who have known, confirmed cases of COVID-19. Since January 1, 2021, students, faculty, staff, and community members have been reporting their testing results. The chart below shows those results. These figures are solely based on cases reported to Illinois Tech’s Dean of Students or Human Resources.


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Patient Privacy

Federal and state law prevents the university from identifying any students, faculty, or staff. The university will work to notify anyone who is known to have had direct contact with a diagnosed individual so that they may take appropriate action to self-quarantine.

New COVID-19 Diagnoses

All members of the Illinois Tech community should notify, as provided for below, the university if they are diagnosed with COVID-19.

Any unvaccinated people traveling to areas identified as high incidence for COVID-19 are advised to obtain a negative COVID-19 test result no more than 72 hours prior to arrival in Chicago or quarantine for a 10-day period upon arrival. Vaccinated individuals do not need to quarantine or receive a negative test. 

Students who meet one of the conditions above must notify the Office of the Dean of Students at 312.567.3081 or During this time, meals will be provided to students who live in  the dorms in a safe and sterile way, but in-person social interaction will be severely limited to help protect the safety of the whole campus community.
Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff who meet one of the conditions above must notify the Office of Human Resources at 312.567.3318 or

Critical Communications from Administrators to Our Community

Understanding that this is an evolving situation, the University will continue to communicate any updates to policies and procedures primarily via email, which will then be shared on our Reopening website: