Visit IIT College of Architecture

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Individual Campus Visits
We invite you to visit the IIT Architecture to view our facilities, meet with admissions staff and see the student work in progress. We recommend visiting on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm when architecture design studios are in session.

Individual visits to IIT Architecture begin by scheduling an appointment through the Undergraduate (312-567-5189 or or Graduate Admissions Office (312-567-3020 or Please indicate that you are interested in visiting with the Architecture department, a visit to our department will then be coordinated. 

NOTE: All guests in S. R. Crown Hall must register at the Dean's Office, located in room UC4, Upper Level. All guests and visitors must follow College of Architecture and University rules while inside Crown Hall.

If you are interested in a more in-depth tour of Mies van der Rohe’s campus and the significant campus architecture we encourage you to take one of the tours offered by the Mies van der Rohe Society. 

Discover Illinois Tech Day - Saturday, October 13, 2018
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 to visit. This event is open to all potential undergraduate students. Details can be found here.

Graduate Open House - Friday, November 14, 2018
At the Graduate Open House attendees are able to learn more about the IIT Architecture's graduate programs, connect with current students, hear from our alumn, attend a design studio, attend a lecturel & tour our architecture facilities. Register here.

Transfer Connection - September 6, September 20, November 29
Thinking of making the transition to Illinois Tech? Interested in understanding how to navigate the transfer admission process? Connect with us on selected Thursdays when the Office of Undergraduate Admission will remain open until 7 p.m., to better accommodate the busy schedules of our prospective transfer students. There will also be an additional campus tour at 4 p.m. on these days. Appointments are strongly recommended and can be scheduled here.

Spring 2019 Open House - TBA
Before Commencement Day each spring, IIT Architecture mounts a display of the best and most innovative student work from the past academic year. The event is free and open to the public. Call 312.567.3312 or email for information.

IIT Architecture Chicago's Fall 2018 Dean's Lectures
The lectures are open to the public and free of charge. Lectures are located in S.R Crown Hall. Lecture dates can be seen here.

IIT Architecture Admitted Graduate Student Weekend - TBA
All admitted IIT Architecture graduate students are invited to attend our Admitted Graduate Student Weekend in April. Friday's events begins with faculty presentations, studio review & College of Architecture (CoA) facilities tour. Followed by Hawk Happy Hour & dinner reception and an outing. On Saturday, we invite you to join us for a Chicago Architecture Foundation tour followed by lunch with current students and CoA faculty. Registration opens soon.