What is Techpalooza?
Techpalooza is our early welcome for admitted students.
Immerse yourself in a nexus of excitement! Join the electrifying experience of engaging in vibrant activities, ride the waves of cutting-edge tech, and secure your VIP spot in the Class of 2024 lineup. Get ready for a festival of fun and innovation – where every moment is a headlining act!
Friday, March 22 – Saturday, March 23, 2024
Friday, April 19, 2024
In March, immerse yourself in the vibrant Illinois Tech school spirit on Friday, gaining exhilarating insights. Transitioning into Saturday, delve into enriching sessions that seamlessly blend classroom learning with real-world applications.
Unable to join us in March? No worries! April welcomes you to an equally thrilling experience on Friday, the 19th, providing an engaging glimpse into the heart of the Illinois Tech school spirit. Extend your stay to Saturday, indulging in our Discover Day event, a captivating exploration of academic and experiential opportunities. Your presence on campus is eagerly awaited, whether in March or April!
What should I expect at Techpalooza?
Immerse yourself in an unforgettable experience that guarantees not only a festival of fun but also exciting opportunities to collaborate, connect, and contribute to a tech-centric atmosphere. Get ready for a headlining act at every turn, where the fusion of teamwork, innovation, and celebration takes center stage! Interact with dynamic student organizations, forge connections that go beyond the ordinary, and even meet your future roommate – all while gearing up to proudly embrace the spirit of the Scarlet Hawk!
Are on-campus accommodations available during Techpalooza?
Yes, on-campus accommodations are available for the Friday night of both March and April Techpalooza! Please use the buttons below to register for your overnight stay during Techpalooza. All registration must be completed by March 13, 2024.
Please note that overnight hosting will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Waitlisted students are not guaranteed on-campus accommodations and should seek alternative arrangements. Unaccompanied minors who are waitlisted should reach out to email@example.com as soon as possible.
Is there accommodation for out-of-state students and families?
For students and families requiring accommodation during Techpalooza 2024 we provide rooms at the Hampton Inn Chicago McCormick Place at a special rate of $99/per night.
Please click this link below to reserve your hotel room with our special rate for March 22–23, 2024 Techpalooza weekend. All reservations must be made no later than Wednesday, March 6, 2024, 11:59pm CST.
Please click this link below to reserve your hotel room with our special rate for April 19, 2024 Techpalooza weekend. All reservations must be made no later than Wednesday, April 3, 2024, 11:59pm CST.
Click here for directions from the Hampton Inn Chicago McCormick Place to Campus.
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