Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors Undergraduate Admission

Students are the lifeblood of our campus, and the best way to learn about what it’s like at Illinois Tech is to talk with one of them.

When you visit Illinois Tech or attend one of our events, chances are you’ll meet one of our Hawk Ambassadors or Junior Hawks. Don’t hesitate to ask them real questions like:

  • What’s the toughest part about being a student?
  • How did you make your decision about which college to attend?
  • What do you like the most about Illinois Tech? What do you like the least?
  • How do you beat Chicago winters?

You can connect with one of our ambassadors and learn about student life when you visit us and take a campus tour

Want to experience life as an Illinois Tech student firsthand? Spend the night on campus through our Overnight Hawk Program.


“Being a student at Illinois Tech has given me so many wonderful opportunities. From starting my own club for environmental political activism to running on the track team, there are a wealth of options here to supplement my passions alongside my education.”

—Maddy Urig (Mechanical Engineering 4th Year), Youngstown, OH

Maddy Urig, Hawk Ambassador

“Illinois Tech has changed my life by allowing me to make so many different connections through academics and athletics. Being able to work alongside admissions counselors and other Hawk Ambassadors has truly improved my ability to work cooperatively, and it's been one of the greatest experiences to date!”

—Hani Salameh (Mechanical Engineering 4th Year), Oak Lawn, IL

Hani Salameh, Hawk Ambassador

"Illinois Tech has provided me a home away from home with many new and exciting experiences. You learn a lot of useful information in classes for the workforce, but being an ambassador has provided me with leadership skills as well. I’m able to satisfy both my love for technology and build long-lasting connections!"

—Brianna Bransfield (Computer Science 4th Year), Honolulu, HI

Brianna Bransfield, Hawk Ambassador

"Through my time working as a Hawk Ambassador, I have been able to interact and form relationships with people with a wider variety of backgrounds and perspectives than if I hadn't joined the program. Doing the same work as everyone else, but approaching it from different perspectives based on what each person was familiar with, was a great learning opportunity for me to broaden my horizons and understand more about human nature. Representing Illinois Tech to visiting students and families has also been a great responsibility, and being able to give a first-hand student view to those who may eventually attend here allowed me to reflect on what it is about Illinois Tech that has helped me the most during my time here."

—Devdhi Kasana (Biomedical Engineering 4th Year), Naperville, IL

Devdhi Kasana, Hawk Ambassador