Office of Community AffairsVision Statement
IIT’s Office of Community Affairs develops its diverse relationships with multiple constituencies in the Chicago land area to create mutually beneficial opportunities between the university community and its external constituencies to create replicable and unique learning opportunities for its faculty and students as well as, producing life enhancing initiatives for the community and its members.
The Office of Community Affairs and Outreach Programs works to strengthen IIT's effectiveness in its surrounding neighborhoods, create mutually beneficial opportunities and leverage the university's student, faculty, staff and facility resources to help achieve community development goals in partnership with community organizations, institutions, business, and government.
IIT works hard to fulfill its obligation as a responsive institutional partner to its surrounding neighborhoods. IIT is not only in the community, but also an integral part of the community. Many volunteer opportunities are available for students, faculty and staff.
Promise and Tag Line
Community Affairs promises to create, connect, collaborate and share with all communities and respond with relevant, accurate and timely information.
“IIT is not only in the community, but also part of the community”