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    Office of Campus Life: SOAR

    3201 S. State St.
    McCormick Tribune Campus Center
    Chicago, IL 60616

    Phone: 312.567.3720
    Fax: 312.567.3719
    Email: soar@iit.edu

    Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Home

    Welcome to Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration! Illinois Institute of Technology’s SOAR program has been designed to help you be a successful member of our campus community. Not only will you hear about a variety of important offices on campus, but you will also have a chance to meet new and returning students.

    So...are you ready to SOAR into Illinois Tech?! We are very excited to have you as a member of the Illinois Tech community and look forward to having you on campus!

    Interested in a quick preview of Illinois Tech? Check out our Parent Guide 2014!

    Incoming Undergraduate Student

    Illinois Tech is committed to the academic and personal success of all of its students. Students are expected to attend SOAR, a 2-day new student orientation program, because it leaves them better prepared to achieve academic success and assists in their transition to the university environment. At SOAR, you will learn about the academic and social opportunities and resources at Illinois Tech, meet influential staff members on campus, receive academic advice from Illinois Tech faculty members in your chosen major path, and be shown how to register for classes for the first semester at Illinois Tech. This is also a great time to begin creating friendships with other incoming and current Illinois Tech students as there are many opportunities for socializing during SOAR including a trip to the BOG, our on-campus activity center where you can enjoy a game of bowling, table tennis, video games, and more!

    Dates for Spring 2015 SOAR

    • January 8-9, 2015

    Registration
    For more details and a checklist of things you can do to get you started as an IIT student and to register for SOAR.

    Overnight Stay
    Please note that if you are planning on attending our January SOAR session, Residence and Greek Life will only provide housing to students who have a housing contract.

    Schedule for Spring 2015 SOAR

    Coming Soon!

    Still have questions? Here are some campus resources that may be helpful and some frequently asked questions.

    Incoming Graduate Student
    Congratulations on your admission to a graduate program at Illinois Institute of Technology! We look forward to welcoming you to campus for Spring 2015 SOAR.

    Registration Link
    Coming Soon!

    Dates for Spring 2015 SOAR

    January 8-9, 2015

    Overnight Stay
    Please note that if you are planning on attending our January SOAR session, Residence and Greek Life will only provide housing to students who have a housing contract.

    Schedule for Spring 2015 SOAR
    Coming Soon!

    Family of Incoming New Students
    Illinois Tech SOAR programs encourages parents and families to attend their students SOAR session. They will receive their own group upon arrival where they can compare concerns and experiences with other parents and families. SOAR at Illinois Tech also provides sessions geared specifically to families to help them through the transition of having a student attend Illinois Tech. Parents and family members must sign up in advance online. There is a $50 fee for a guest because of meals, staffing, and other accommodations. However, if your family cannot attend, this is not a problem. You will still be able to get all the information you need before your arrival at Illinois Tech!

    Dates for Spring 2015 SOAR
    January 8-9, 2015
    (please note that housing is not provided unless a student has a housing contract)

    Registration

    To register for our Family SOAR session at Illinois Tech visit here!

    Schedule for Spring 2015 SOAR
    Coming Soon!

    Overnight Stay
    If families wish to stay off campus there are many options for them close to Illinois Tech and their student. For a complete list of overnight accommodations close to Illinois Tech that have a special "IIT Visitors Rate" please read here.

    Still have questions? Here are some campus resources that may be helpful and some frequently asked questions.

     

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