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Summer Programs

Take your summer to the next level.

Illinois Tech’s one-of-a-kind Elevate College Prep summer programs allow middle school and high school students to take part in more than just a summer college prep program—you’ll broaden your knowledge and skills through an array of future-focused academic offerings, hands-on experiences, and mentorship.

All students who complete their program will receive an official certificate of completion.

Learn more about the programming options available for summer 2024 below.

Registration is open now!

Application Deadline: May 3, 2024*

*Note: Many programs operate on a first-come, first-served basis. Applying early is recommended, as seats may fill up before the deadline. Check individual program pages for specific deadline details.

We are pleased to offer a limited number of need-based scholarships, providing students with the opportunity to receive discounts on their final payment. Reach out to us at precollege@iit.edu for more information.

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Two participants take part in Illinois Tech's bridge-building summer program in Jully 2023

Chicago Residential Summer

Students stay on campus for the duration of the residential program, immersing themselves in their courses and in residence life on Illinois Tech’s beautiful Mies Campus. Please note: for most residential programs, a commuter option is available.
 

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Students listen during Illinois Tech’s psychology summer program in summer 2023

Chicago Commuter Programs

Students commute to Illinois Tech’s Mies Campus in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood or our Conviser Law Center in downtown Chicago, with instruction and other activities taking place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Note: All middle school summer programs are commuter programs in Chicago. 

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Two students take part in Illinois Tech's surveying summer program in summer 2023

Western Suburbs Commuter Programs

Students commute to Illinois Tech’s campus in west suburban Wheaton, Illinois, with instruction and other activities taking place between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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A student presents their idea during Elevate College Prep's pet toy prototyping summer program in summer 2023

Online Programs

Students from around the United States and from around the world learn from Illinois Tech faculty members in a fully synchronous online environment.

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