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SOAR: New Student Orientation

Get Ready to Fly at SOAR! 

Welcome to Illinois Tech! We look forward to seeing you later this summer. During SOAR, undergraduate students will have an opportunity to meet classmates on campus and become familiar with:

  • Academic requirements and expectations 
  • Resources that will assist you in succeeding academically and socially at Illinois Tech 
  • How to navigate the technology services that you will use throughout your experience at Illinois Tech 
  • Meet with faculty, staff, and student leaders on campus

SOAR will take place in-person at our Mies Campus. Questions? Contact

SOAR Dates

The Fall 2024 SOAR will be held in person on: 

  • May 23 – 24, 2024  
  • June 10 – 11, 2024 
  • June 13 – 14, 2024 

Register Now

Photo Submission for HawkCard ID 

Once you register, be sure to submit your photo for your student ID. For more information, visit our online photo submission page.

Are you a graduate student?

All incoming graduate students, both international and domestic, should attend one of the two virtual Graduate Orientation sessions. For the program dates, the registration link, and additional information, check out the Graduate Orientation (GO) page.

Questions? Contact