Illinois Tech Hosts Welcome Week 2014 — Updated

WWeekSticky_490x225Illinois Tech invites new students to start the new academic year off right with dozens of events hosted by the Office of Campus Life including information seminars, opportunities to meet fellow new and current students, and a welcome by IIT President John L. Anderson and Provost Alan Cramb.

Welcome Week 2014 continues through Sunday, August 24, 2014. Highlights for Thursday and Friday include:

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Noon-4:30 p.m.– Ventra Card pickup, MTCC Ballroom
Bring the HawkCard and pick up the CTA Ventra Card which gives access to all Chicago Public Transportation (CTA) buses and trains.
5 p.m. — Bog Opening Night with Balloon Artist John Cassidy (Hermann Hall Bog)
A full night of fun featuring free bowling, pool, and the John Cassidy show of comedy and really weird things created with balloons.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Academic Day of Excellence. A full morning of welcome activities designed to help new students meet faculty, staff, and fellow students:
8:30 a.m.– Academic Breakfasts
Held at various locations across the university. Join the colleges for breakfast and important networking opportunities. See Academic Breakfast information and locations.
10:30 a.m.– Convocation at Hermann Hall
Join President John L. Anderson and Provost Alan Cramb for a special welcome to campus. This is a mandatory event for all new first year students.

See the complete schedule of Welcome Week activities at Office of Campus Life.

Email for any questions about Welcome Week.