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Hawk Preview Days

Are you ready to picture yourself on campus? Discover what it's like to be an Illinois Tech student by celebrating with other admitted students and joining us for an in-depth look at academics and student life during our Hawk Preview Days this spring.

For students interested in participating in the Overnight Stay program during the March Hawk Preview Days, you must submit your request for a room by Friday, March 1 at 5pm. Any requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed accommodations.

Registration for the March Hawk Preview Days is closed. The next Hawk Preview Days will be April 4-5.

Register for April 4-5

What to Expect

Our admissions counselors and Hawk Ambassadors are eager to welcome you into the Illinois Tech community. We have plenty of activities in store for you to allow you to meet your classmates, explore the campus, and get to know the beautiful city of Chicago!

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  • Arrive in the afternoon (Check-in starts at 11:00 a.m.)
  • See the faculty in action when you sit in on a class and tour our state-of-the-art labs
  • Tour different areas of campus—such as our Sports Center, Library, and Idea Shop!
  • Enjoy free meals in MTCC's Center Court, the campus dining hall
  • Stay overnight on campus, hang out with other admitted students, and get to know the incoming class
  • Special sessions for parents and a reception in the evening


  • Special sessions, lectures, and activities developed by current students, faculty, and staff—just for admitted students like you!
  • Explore the sights and sounds of Chicago by trolley
  • Did you miss a class or tour on Thursday? We'll be hosting additional campus tours, as well as class and lab visits throughout the day.
  • Interested in athletics? Our coaches will give you the lowdown on our NCAA Division III teams.
  • Check-out will end at 3:00 p.m.

Travel Information

Directions and Parking

Free parking will be available on campus for those driving. We suggest parking in Lot A4; you may have to get a parking voucher from the meter where you can use the code 385423.

For those traveling by plane, we will offer shuttle service to and from campus from the O'Hare and Midway airports in Chicago. You can reserve a room at a discounted rate at the Hampton Inn Chicago McCormick Place, just one Green Line stop away from campus.

Below are some useful links when traveling for Scholarship Symposium: