Pre-College Science and Technology Programs

NOTE: Due to unforeseen circumstances surrounding COVID-19, all in-person daytime programs have been cancelled. We will resume our on-campus Pre-College daytime programs in summer of 2021.

View our 2020 Pre-College Online Summer Programs

Biology Summer Program

Biology Summer Program

This program will expose you to different career paths available in the field of biology through interaction with alumni, faculty, and professionals in respective fields, including research, industry, education, and the health professions.

read more

Mathematics Camp

Engineering

Are you a college or advanced high school student interested in science, math, and computation? Learn about these topics in exciting and unconventional ways by enrolling in Illinois Tech’s Computational Science course in summer 2020.

read more

NxtGen IT and Cybersecurity

Next-Gen Tech

The NxtGen IT and Cybersecurity Program, offered by the School of Applied Technology at Illinois Tech, is for high school students who are interested in learning more about information technology, computing, and next-generation technologies.

read more

Chemistry Research Experience

The Chemistry Research Experience summer program highlights the areas of medicinal chemistry, computer-aided drug design, and organic chemistry. Students will learn basic laboratory techniques and conduct experiments in first class chemistry teaching labs and facilities under the guidance of dedicated research professors. 

read more

The Challenge of Climate Change—Middle School

This course will focus on a serious environmental issue of this century and beyond: climate change. We will explore the science associated with both the natural greenhouse effect, and the overwhelming influence of human emissions in driving temperatures up over the past two centuries, and likely much more during this century and beyond. 

read more

Chicago Analytics Using R

This summer program will introduce you to Chicago data sets ranging from transportation, education, service requests to 311, health, and more. Students will learn the fundamental concepts of programming in R and use data to answer questions about the city. Sessions will alternate between interactive lectures and individual or small group coding exercises. 

read more