Transfer Student Visit Opportunities

In addition to daily visits and tours and Discover Illinois Tech Day events, transfer students have many ways to see our Mies Campus up close.

Daily Visits

We offer daily campus tours, information sessions, and counselor appointments throughout the year. Go to the main undergraduate visit page to learn more about visiting campus.

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Transfer Information Sessions

This webinar is intended to introduce prospective students to important information about Illinois Tech and the transfer admissions process. Topics included in this presentation are academic programs, application process and deadlines, scholarships and financial aid, and an introduction to the Office of Undergraduate Admission's Fast Forward Program for prospective transfer students.


Evening Appointments: Transfer Connection

Connect with us on select days when the Office of Undergraduate Admission will remain open until 7 p.m., to better accommodate the busy schedules of our prospective transfer students. Make an appointment to talk to an admission counselor between 4–7 p.m. An optional campus tour is also available at 4 p.m. on these days.

Evening appointment options include:

  • General transfer information appointment
  • Fast Forward participant advising appointment (only for current community college students)
  • Accelerated admission appointment
    • Please submit your transfer application for admission at least 48 hours prior to appointment
    • Official transcripts from each institution attended are also required
    • Incomplete files may not receive an accelerated admission decision

Appointments are strongly recommended and should be scheduled online or via our visit coordinator at 312.567.5189 or

Note: Transfer evening sessions have been postponed until further notice. Please visit our virtual information session page for opportunities to connect with an admission counselor online.

Virtual Information Sessions

Fast Forward Transfer Sessions

Through peer mentorship, advising, and personal/professional development opportunities both on and off campus, Fast Forward to Illinois Tech allows community college students to get acclimated to the Illinois Tech campus and the programs of study offered. Visit sessions for Fast Forward students help you begin the transfer process.

Webinar: Fast Forward—The Right Classes for the Most Credit

This presentation takes a deeper dive into Illinois Tech's Fast Forward Program. Topics covered during this session include explaining the mission and purpose of Fast Forward, how to sign up, benefits of joining Fast Forward, and how to choose the right classes that will result in the most credit awarded upon transferring to Illinois Tech.


Fast Forward Orientation

New to Fast Forward or want to learn more? Join us at the next Fast Forward orientation. We host community college students on our campus mid-semester twice a year.

Friday, July 10, 2020
​10 a.m.–3:15 p.m.


Discover Illinois Tech Days

Discover Illinois Tech Days

Spend your Saturday exploring Illinois Tech! Learn about our academic programs, meet our faculty, tour campus, and speak with a counselor about the admission and financial aid process.

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