Students exit Crown Hall on a snowy fall day

Campus and Housing

“Location is everything” perfectly summarizes the campus and residential experience at Illinois Tech. Located less than a mile from stunning Lake Michigan beaches, Illinois Tech’s historic Mies Campus is highly regarded as one of the country’s most beautiful college campuses.

Access to convenient public transportation takes you anywhere in the Chicago metro area that you want to go. Explore an endless number of restaurants, parks, sports, cultural, entertainment, and professional opportunities in our vibrant, global city.

When you're ready to call it a day, our quiet, tree-lined campus is just a few miles from downtown. And when you arrive, our residences welcome you with amenities, including an array of dining options and 24/7 security to make you feel right at home.

One of America’s Most Beautiful College Campuses

Illinois Tech’s landmark campus in Chicago is in a class all its own.


of ArchDaily's "23 Buildings You Shouldn't Miss in Chicago" Are on Our Campus

The McCormick Tribune Campus Center, S. R. Crown Hall, and Kaplan Institute

Exterior photo of State Street Village

Jeanne and John Rowe Village: One of the "Coolest Dorms in the Nation"

—U.S. News & World Report

One of 200

Most Important Works of Architecture in the U.S.

–The American Institute of Architects on Illinois Tech's Mies Campus