Department of Chemistry

Student Resources

Illinois Tech’s small Department of Chemistry allows students to receive individual attention in academic advising. Academic advice is also always available at Illinois Tech’s Academic Resource Center.

Find out more about the scholarships that are offered (including scholarships for domestic and international science graduate students). You can also learn more about the College of Science’s Undergraduate Summer Research Stipends, which grant undergraduates an opportunity to spend 10 weeks in a lab.

ChemDraw, CrystalMaker Software Now Available

The Department of Chemistry has two new software packages available for interested students and faculty.

ChemDraw is software that is available to all interested students and faculty. Download a prepaid software package using your Illinois Tech email address.

ChrystalMaker is available to a limited number of faculty and students. To request a license to download CrystalMaker, contact department chair Yuanbing Mao at

American Chemical Society

Illinois Tech is home to a student chapter of the American Chemical Society. Learn more about ACS and how to become involved.