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Come and See if Illinois Tech is Right for You

There's no better way to find out if a university is a good fit than by visiting campus—to see where you'll learn, live, eat, and have fun. We have many ways to check out campus and experience life as a student. Please register ahead of time so we can prepare the best experience for you while on campus. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us about any of our visit experiences. Don't forget to check out other ways to visit Illinois Tech on the right.

Admitted students click here for events geared specifically toward you!

Discover IIT Days

For an in-depth look at Main Campus, academic programs, campus life, and the admission and financial aid processes, a Discover IIT Day is a great time to visit.

  • The day begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.
  • Family members are welcome
  • Refreshments are provided
  • Students, faculty, and staff will show you what IIT is all about!

Please register for the Discover IIT day so we know to expect you and your guests.

If you have any questions about events on campus, please contact Timothy Lipman '10, Event Coordinator, at or 312.567.6933.

Individual Weekday Visit Opportunities

We encourage students to visit as part of the college search process! We offer the following visit schedule* for prospective students:

9:15 a.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment
10 a.m. - Campus Tour
11:15 a.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment

1:15 p.m.Admission Counselor Appointment
2 p.m. - Campus Tour
3:15 p.m.
Admission Counselor Appointment

Admission Counselor Appointments are designed to give you an opportunity to talk with an admission counselor individually about the application process and general Illinois Tech questions. These are not interviews and are not required as part of the admissions process, although they may be extremely beneficial to you in the search process.

Campus Tours are led by our student ambassadors to show you around campus and will include: a residence hall, campus center, classroom overview, Idea Shop, and the library. The walking tours last approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Register here for a daily visit. Enter your preferred dates to view available options on that day. If you have questions or issues, please contact us at 312.567.5189 or

*Schedule may vary for university holidays, special events, etc.

Transfer Connection

Thinking of making the transition to Illinois Tech? Interested in understanding how to navigate the transfer admission process? Connect with us on selected Thursdays when the Office of Undergraduate Admission will remain open until 7 p.m., to better accommodate the busy schedules of our prospective transfer students. We welcome you to stop in and say hello. If you have any questions or would like to talk to an admission counselor, we'd be happy to meet with you between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. There will also be an additional campus tour at 4 p.m. on these days.

Appointments are strongly recommended and can be scheduled online or via our visit coordinator @ 312.567.5189 or

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