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Discover Illinois Tech Day

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

  • The day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m.
  • Family members are welcome
  • Refreshments and lunch are provided
  • A concierge member will help you plan your entire customized day when you arrive!

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Discover Illinois Tech Day - Saturday, July 20, 2019

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. - Check-in and Concierge
9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. - Welcome and Information Session
9:20 a.m.-10:00 a.m. - Transfer Session
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. - Campus Tour
10:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. - Academic and Campus Life Showcase
11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. - Lunch in The Commons
11:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m. - Counselor Corner
11:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. - Exploring Academics #1
12:00 p.m.-12:50 p.m. - Exploring Academics #2
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. - Student Panel OR Non-Academic Session

Weekday Visit Opportunities


Experiencing our campus firsthand is a great way to help you decide if Illinois Tech could be your future university. Take advantage of the day and choose the activities that best fit your needs.

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 to learn more about the university and have your detailed questions answered.

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

Lunch with current students for a free bite in our all-you-can-eat on-campus dining hall The Commons. Lunch is offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and students are available throughout that time to join you for lunch.

Sit in on a class, talk to a professor, or meet with an athletic coach. These extra activities require some advance notice and may not be available every day, but we will do our best to accommodate all requests.

We offer the following appointment and tour times*:

9:15 a.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment
10 a.m. - Campus Tour
11:15 a.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment
11:30 a.m. - Lunch with Current Students
1:15 p.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment
2 p.m. - Campus Tour
3:15 p.m. - Admission Counselor Appointment

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


Enter your preferred dates to view available options on that day. Please be sure to select both the date and the activities you would like to participate in on that date.

Admitted students who wish to visit should register here.

If you are scheduling a visit for the following day and it is after 5 p.m., we will do our best to accommodate this request. If you have questions or issues, please contact us at 312.567.5189 or

Saturday Visit

Select Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Join the Office of Undergraduate Admission for a student-led campus tour and admission and financial aid presentation. 


Overnight Visits

Immerse yourself in the day to day life of an Illinois Tech student! Stay overnight with a student host to learn what it's like to be a part of our community. You will experience living in one of our residence halls, eating in The Commons and meeting numerous current students. You can choose to go on a campus tour, speak with an admissions counselor, shadow a class or even meet with a professor. This option is only available to current high school seniors or transfer students.


Special Events

Get a deeper look at Illinois Tech when you attend one of our special admissions events on campus. Several times each semester, we host a full day of events for prospective students to get to know Illinois Tech, meet students and faculty, attend a Q&A session, explore our majors, tour campus, and learn more about career services and athletics.
Registration for these events typically open six weeks prior to the event.
  • Discover Day
  • Women in STEM Day
  • Information Sessions: Veteran's Day, Columbus Day, President's Day