Graduate Orientation

Graduate Orientation

Illinois Tech is committed to the academic and personal success of our students. Graduate Orientation (GO) is designed to introduce incoming students to campus resources, academic advising and a group of their peers. GO is offered at the start of each semester for first year graduate students.

We are very excited to have you as a member of the Illinois Tech community and look forward to having you on campus!

Fall 2021 GO Sessions

All sessions will be held virtually online.

All incoming graduate students are required to one of the following sessions

Fall 2021 Academic Advising

  • Wednesday, August 18, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. (CDT)
    Contact Nick Macqueen for more information. 

GO participants will be able to...

  • Explain your academic requirements and expectations
  • Identify resources that will assist you in succeeding academically and socially at Illinois Tech
  • Describe how to get involved within the Office of Campus Life and Campus Recreation at Illinois Tech
  • Describe ways that you can help create an inclusive community
  • Understand how to navigate the technology services that you will use throughout your experience at Illinois Tech
  • Understand the purpose of higher education and identify how it relates to your education goals
  • Describe the rights and responsibilities associated with being a part of the Illinois Tech campus community
  • Be familiar with faculty, staff, and students on campus

Join Us and Meet Other Graduate Students at Welcome Week

Graduate Student Welcome Mixer in the BOG
August 15 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Graduate Student Dinner Reception
August 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.