Illinois Tech is currently not accepting external visitors to campus due to COVID-19, but our admissions team is ready to visit with you virtually! We're available by phone, email, and video chats as well as the many virtual events we are hosting that might be just what you're looking for. Check out the different types of events we're hosting to find the one that best fits your needs. All virtual events are open to prospective first-year and transfer students.
First Time Visiting?
Check out these options to learn the basics about Illinois Tech, our residential campus, and our STEM curriculum.
Red Carpet Visits: Customized Virtual Visits and Student-Led Tours
Is Illinois Tech a good fit for you? Find out by arranging a Red Carpet Visit! Our Visits and Events team will work with you to create your own customized experience to learn more about Illinois Tech.
A typical visit includes:
- Attending a virtual class
- Meeting a professor from your major
- Talking with a current student
- Taking a student-led virtual tour
The sky’s the limit, and we can arrange it all for a time that’s convenient for you and your family.
Are you short on time? Attend a virtual Illinois Tech information session, schedule a 1:1 appointment with an admission counselor or take our virtual tour.
Discover Illinois Tech Colleges Night
Join this open house event to get an in-depth look at Mies Campus and student life, the admission and financial aid process, and why we're a community of people who discover, create, and solve. After the general information session, we will break out into different rooms to learn more about your academic program of interest. Learn about one of our five undergraduate colleges:
- Armour College of Engineering
- College of Architecture
- College of Computing
- Lewis College of Sciences and Letters
- Stuart College of Business
Illinois Tech Virtually Visits You
Find out if Illinois Tech is virtually visiting your high school or community college.
Want a Deeper Dive?
Check out one of our specialized sessions for opportunities to learn more about certain areas of the university, meet members of our community, and even customize your own visit to suit your needs!
Each month, we host a series of webinars highlighting specific areas that make Illinois Tech special. Take a deeper dive into topics covering academics, experiential learning, the application process, scholarships and financial aid, and more.
Illinois Tech Connect
The Illinois Tech community expands beyond the Chicago and Midwest—you can find our students and alumni all over the world! Feel free to stop by any time during this event. This is a casual virtual chat designed to help you meet Illinois Tech alumni from your areas of interest and see if our college is a good fit for you!
- Tuesday, September 29 at 6 - 7 p.m. (CT): Minnesota
- Tuesday, October 6 at 6 - 7 p.m. (CT): Chicago Public Schools
- Monday, October 12 at 6 - 7 p.m. (CT): Chicago Noble Network Schools
- Tuesday, October 13 at 5 - 6 p.m. (CT): Engineering
- Tuesday, October 27 at 11 p.m. - midnight (CT): Hawaii and Alaska
- Monday, November 2 at 6 - 7 p.m. (CT): Computing and Technology
- Monday, November 9 at 5 - 6 p.m. (CT): Architecture
- Tuesday, November 10 at 5 - 6 p.m. (CT): Science, Psychology, and the Humanities
Fast Forward Transfer Orientation
Interested in transferring to Illinois Tech? Learn more about our transfer concierge program by attending the next Fast Forward Orientation.
- Friday, October 9, 2020
- Friday, March 12, 2021
- Friday, July 9, 2021
Schedule a 1:1 Counseling Appointment
Each student's college journey is unique, and our admission counselors want to learn more about you. Schedule a one-on-one virtual appointment with our counseling team to get your questions answered about the application process and financial aid resources.