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SOAR: New Student Orientation

SOAR Registration is now open!

We look forward to welcoming our Fall 2022 admitted students this summer back on campus and virtually. Students who complete their deposit can now register for SOAR! SOAR is a two-day event focused on providing incoming students with an opportunity to meet classmates on campus and becoming familiarized 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
  • All students will stay on campus in our newly renovated Kacek Hall.

SOAR is an undergraduate student event, graduate students should check out our Graduate Orientation (GO) page for more information.

International students, please use this form to register for our virtual SOAR dates

SOAR Dates

  • June 23, 24
  • International Student SOAR (virtual) - Jul 11
  • July 14, 15 
  • July 28, 29
  • Aug 4, 5 
  • International Student SOAR (virtual) - Aug 8

All incoming students are required to complete their designated SOAR sessions. 

SOAR Registration Form

Please note, the following form is for our on-campus experience only. To accommodate our international guests, please register for the virtual SOAR session below.

International Student SOAR

One-day virtual SOAR sessions are available to our international students for either Monday July 11 or Monday August 8. Students only need to attend one session and should register here.