New Student Checklist for Spring 2023
The Preterm Academic and Career Essentials Program at Illinois Tech’s Stuart School of Business (Stuart Preterm) is designed to provide new students with socialization events and a basic understanding of Stuart personnel, offices, opportunities, policies, and processes.
As soon as possible, all new students should complete the items listed below. Keep track of any questions you have so that you can ask them once you have access to the Preterm course in Blackboard.
- Register yourself for classes. Instructions are provided in the Academic Advising Online Orientation
- Remove account holds as soon as possible
- Submit Student Health Insurance Waiver (if applicable)—Contact Student Health and Wellness with questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Get your HawkCard (Student ID)
Your educational journey starts with the completion of the Stuart Preterm Program. To prepare for the online course and virtual events, please review the items listed below.
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Review the items below to keep track of deadlines, learn about events and student organizations, and stay safe on campus
- Academic Calendar—Note all important dates and deadlines for spring 2023 and beyond
- Social Media Guide—Follow Stuart on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn for updates
- IIT Alert Overview and Registration—Sign up to receive notifications about occurrences on campus
- Suitable—Explore Illinois Tech’s student organizations hub
- Campus Emergency Guide 2021—What to do if there is an emergency on campus
- Mies Campus Map and Building Codes—Find your way around when visiting Mies (Main) Campus
Moving to Chicago?
All students moving to Chicago should plan to arrive on or before Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
- When choosing living arrangements, remember that Stuart’s graduate courses are held at Illinois Tech’s Conviser Law Center (downtown campus) at 565 West Adams Street
- Reserve a room if you plan to live in university housing
- Check-in with the International Center within 48 hours of arriving in the United States (international students only)
Spring 2023 Stuart Preterm—Online
On Monday, December 12, 2022, new students will gain access to the Stuart Preterm online materials in Blackboard. Stuart Preterm is located in the Hawk’s Nest student organization, a repository of information for Stuart students (Navigation: Blackboard > Organizations > Hawk’s Nest > Preterm).
Access Blackboard with your MYIIT credentials.
Stuart Preterm and Graduate Orientation Week
January 3–6, 2023: see syllabus for details