First Year Elevate

Illinois Tech is committed to empowering students to make a successful transition from high school to college by providing a framework through which each student is able to find their support network within the Illinois Tech community, to maximize the use of all resources the university has to offer, to develop a deeper sense of self-awareness and self-efficacy in order to make highly impactful life decisions, and to create a highly individualized plan to realize their desired college experience.

Using a combination of individual, group, and whole-group supports, the First-Year Elevate (FYE) consists of a bi-weekly emails and events addressing topics that are relevant to students during both their first year of college and a first-year mentorship program.

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Elevate Feedback Form

As this is a brand new website, we would like to hear your feedback  — let us know what’s working and what you would like to see.

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Student Handbook 2021-2022

Illinois Tech was founded on the premise that every person of any background could be educated here and find meaningful roles in society. Even 125+ years later, we continue to take pride in our campus, curriculum, and vibrant student life …

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Building Community and Fostering Diversity

In an effort to expand upon the commitment to diversity contained in its Statement on Community, Inclusion, and Diversity, Illinois Tech’s Community, Inclusion and Diversity Committee has adopted a document entitled Building Community and Fostering Diversity. This document establishes a set of

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