IIT Family Weekend 2013October 12-13, 2013
Family Weekend is an event that takes place each fall at the Illinois Institute of Technology and is open to all IIT families, faculty & staff. It is a time for our entire IIT community to partake in the same spirit that embraces our students on campus throughout the academic year!
Schedule of Events
Saturday, October 12
The 9th Annual Pumpkin Launch
1 - 2:30 p.m.
The 9th Annual IIT Pumpkin Launch will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 12 on Ed Glancy Baseball Field. Using pumpkin-launching machines they design and build, student teams compete for prizes for distance and accuracy. What sort of designs will win this year’s competition? Catapult, trebuchet, ballista, or something entirely new? You’ll have to be there to find out! After the conclusion of Pumpkin Launch IIT's Residence Hall Association will be hosting pumpkin carving.
CTA Train Tours around The Loop
3 - 6 p.m.
Get a tour of the city of Chicago from a different view point, a CTA Train! Tours will leave from the Green Line 35th Bronzeville IIT train station on the hour between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Please enter the train station on 35th Street.
Maranatha Baptist Bible College vs. Illinois Tech Women’s Soccer Game
Let’s go Scarlet Hawks! Come and cheer on our men’s soccer team as it takes on the Maranatha Baptist Bible College Crusaders!
Sunday, October 13
11:30 a.m. - 1p.m
Join us for brunch on Sunday morning in The Commons, located in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center.
Confirm your Attendance!
IIT Family Weekend is open to all IIT family members, faculty, and staff at IIT! RSVP your family here!
Families are more than welcome to stay on campus in one of our guest suites if they decide to attend Family Weekend. To learn more about our guest suites and to reserve one please visit Guest Suites at IIT.
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 visit here.