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Pre-term Academic and Career Essentials Program

Pre-term Academic and Career Essentials

The Pre-term Academic and Career Essentials Program at Illinois Tech’s Stuart School of Business (Stuart Pre-term) provides an interactive, purposeful, and relevant preparatory experience for all new Stuart School students.

During the Stuart Pre-term, new students will:

  • Actively practice the competencies necessary for academic and professional success

  • Address acclimation needs and administrative requirements

  • Begin preparations for their careers after graduation

                                                                          

Download the Pre-term information sheet, including:

  • New Student Checklist
  • Fall 2019 Illinois Tech SOAR and Stuart Pre-term event descriptions
  • Complete Pre-term schedule

Fall 2019 | Pre-Arrival Check-list

All new students are required to complete the following activities before they arrive at Illinois Tech Stuart School on August 12, 2019.

  • Complete the Academic Advising Online Orientation (See email from advising@stuart.iit.edu for online orientation link and log-in information)
  • Register for classes by following the instructions provided in the online orientation
  • If you plan to live on campus and would like to arrive before August 12, please complete the form at the bottom of this page to apply for early move-in

Fall 2019 | Arrival Date: August 12, 2019

All students moving to Chicago should plan to arrive on or before August 12, 2019. When choosing your living arrangements, please keep in mind that the majority of Stuart’s graduate courses are held at Illinois Tech’s Downtown Graduate Campus.

Fall 2019 | Post-Arrival Check-list

All new students are required to complete the following steps after they arrive at Illinois Tech Stuart School on August 12, 2019.

Go to the Stuart Pre-term Registration Center (see schedule for locations):

  • Receive detailed Stuart Pre-term Program Schedule
  • Register for PCA Assessments (if needed)
  • Speak with Stuart staff or current students and get your questions answered
  • Pick up your new student welcome gift

Visit the Illinois Tech Mies (Main) Campus to:

  • Get your HawkCard - Illinois Tech Student ID Card
  • Check-in with the International Center (international students only)
  • Complete PCA Assessments (international students only - if scheduled)

Fall 2019 | Arrival, SOAR, and Pre-term Schedule Overview

See the calendar below for additional details, times, and locations of events.

Date   Domestic Students International Students
August 12


Arrival Date for All Students 
Moving to Chicago 


Arrival Date for All Students 
Moving to Chicago

On-Campus Housing Move-In

August 13


Illinois Tech Graduate SOAR
(required)


Illinois Tech Graduate SOAR (required)
International Center SOAR (required)

August 14-15


Stuart Pre-term Program 
(required for both full- and 
part-time students)


Stuart Pre-term Program (required)

Pre-term Event Calendar

Copy these events to your personal calendar so that you don’t miss anything!

Week of August 12

Learn about the resources available to students through Stuart Student Affairs