Alumni of Illinois Institute of Technology understand the significant contributions Illinois Tech has made to their professional and personal development. With your unique experiences and familiarity with the university, alumni of Illinois Tech are well poised to share their experiences with prospective students and their families. As a member of the Illinois Tech Admission Ambassador Program, you will be representing the university in a friendly and knowledgeable way as you help prospective students learn more about Illinois Tech. While the amount of time you invest in the program is up to you, any contribution you make will help shape the future of your alma mater.
Why join the Illinois Tech Admission Ambassador Program?
You already love Illinois Tech and talk about it frequently.
You can certainly continue to do so informally, but there are so many more ways to give back.
By becoming an Illinois Tech Admission Ambassador, you can volunteer your time to Illinois Tech by:
- Attending Undergraduate Admission events throughout the year
- Referring prospective students to Illinois Tech — online form
- Communicating with admitted students (by phone, letters, email, etc.)
- Staying updated with a bimonthly newsletter from the Alumni Association
- Becoming part of the formal organization which recruits the future alumni who will continue the traditions of Illinois Institute of Technology.
- Attending regional college fairs and visiting high schools in your area
- Joining Alumni Chapters to stay connected with Illinois Tech in multiple ways
There are times when you may need to use these resources to help as you spread the word about Illinois Tech. You can use our brochure as a great reference tool.
Please be sure to review our tip sheet to help prepare you as an Illinois Tech Admission Ambassador.
Recommend a Student to Illinois Tech
If you meet a student you think would be a great fit at Illinois Tech, please fill out the referral form and we will contact them about Illinois Tech.
If you want to get to know the counselor working with students in your community, please visit our Admission Counselor Territories.
Be sure to check out our event page to see all the ways a student can visit campus. We highly encourage students to visit campus because we are confident in the Illinois Tech student experience. If you know an interested student, please encourage them to come visit Illinois Tech so they can experience what its like to be a Scarlet Hawk for themselves! We will work with each student to help them gather as much information as possible while on campus, whether that involves meeting with an admission counselor, attending a class, or taking a campus tour.
Take a look at our newsletter to learn more about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.