Visit Illinois Tech

Undergraduate Visits and Tours

Learn more about admissions, scholarships and financial aid, and campus life when you attend one of our virtual or in-person events.

Illinois Tech offers both in-person and virtual visit options for you to learn more about the Illinois Tech experience, regardless of where you are in the world. All events are open to prospective first-year and transfer students.

Note: There will be no virtual or in-person tours offered on Monday, August 2; Monday - Friday - August 9 - 13; and Monday and Tuesday, August 16- 17 due to training and current student events.

In-Person Visits and Events

Campus Tours

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays

Illinois Tech will be hosting campus tours for prospective students and their families throughout the summer. Each tour has very limited space, and guests are limited to two per student. In addition, all visitors and guests are expected to follow campus wide COVID-19 policies.

We understand that visiting campus is a large factor in your decision to attend Illinois Tech, and we appreciate your cooperation in keeping our campus community safe.

Register for an in-person campus tour

Virtual Visits and Events

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 help you 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? Schedule a 1:1 appointment with an admission counselor or take our virtual tour.

REGISTER for a red carpet visit

Student-Led Virtual Tours

Take a virtual campus tour and connect with a current student at one of our student-led virtual tours! All you need is a device with internet connections! Virtual tours take place every Monday-Friday (except Wednesday) at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. (CT).

Register for a virtual tour


Are you ready to get a more in-depth look at Illinois Tech? We offer weekly webinars addressing special topics. Past webinar topics have included scholarships, application tips, academic major-specific sessions, and more. See what's coming up by clicking on the link below.

View upcoming webinars

    More Ways to Connect

    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.


    Find out if Illinois Tech is virtually visiting your high school or community college.

    Look up your school

    Interested in transferring to Illinois Tech? Learn more about our transfer concierge program by attending the next Fast Forward Orientation. 

    The next orientation dates are as follows:

    • Friday, July 9, 2021

    Register Now

    All prospective transfer students are also welcome to attend any admission webinar or Red Carpet Visit.

    Tours for high school counselors and teachers, and post-secondary counselors and educators, can help you advise your students of the benefits of attending Chicago’s only tech-focused university.


    Have you been admitted to Illinois Tech? Illinois Tech hosts several virtual sessions for admitted students to help you learn more about Illinois Tech, meet your classmates, and guide you through the enrollment process. You can find upcoming admitted student events on the admitted student website.

    View admitted student events

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    Meet Our Students

    While you'll usually meet a few of our students when you attend a virtual event, you can also learn more about them through our student-run social media.

    Student AMbassadors

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    Getting to Campus

    Illinois Tech's campus is accessible by train, bus, or car. Find directions to campus and view our campus map.

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