Students in a summer research program perform an experiment.

Visiting Students

Visiting and Non-Degree-Seeking Students

Study at Illinois Tech among a diverse student body in one of the world’s greatest cities—Chicago!

Students interested in taking undergraduate or graduate-level courses at Illinois Tech without earning a degree are invited to apply through the Office of Admission.

Undergraduate-Level Courses

Non-degree applicants to undergraduate-level courses will need to submit unofficial transcripts as evidence that you have met prerequisites for the courses that you wish to take. We encourage you to use Transferology, a nationwide, online transfer-planning resource, to identify which courses transfer to your home institution.

Simply register for an account at Transferology to access our transfer guides.


Questions? Call 312.567.3027.

Graduate-Level Courses and Certificates

Illinois Tech requires a four-year bachelor’s degree conferred with a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (or its equivalent) from an accredited institution for admission as a non-degree student.


Questions? Call 312.567.3020 or email

Summer Research Opportunities

Illinois Tech offers summer research opportunities for credit in engineering, science, and business for both undergraduate and graduate students. Summer research opportunities allow you to work alongside faculty on fascinating projects and can help you explore your interests-- both in academia and industry. Summer research projects are offered in-person and online, depending on the project. Check out the research projects below and email to see if you would qualify for a scholarship as a visiting student!

Research Opportunities