This page contains a list of
. Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) currently has over a hundred student groups on campus including musical groups, cultural clubs, and academic societies.
Illinois Institute of Technology student groups
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
Chapter of AIChE hosts different speakers at its weekly meeting to offer students information on subjects of interest within the field of
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Chapter of AIAA engages in
aerospace projects like fixing jet engines, building and designing radio-controlled aircraft, and assisting the Adler Planetarium with the Far Horizons project. The chapter owns a flight simulator lab which hosts a high performance computer loaded with Microsoft Flight Simulator X, X-Plane, and RealFlight. The lab features a flight stick, 6-axis rudder pedals, thrust box, and an RC flight controller. The society is to match up with interests within the field of Aerospace engineering.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Chapter of ASME takes part in different design contests at the ASME regional conferences and national convention. Examples design competitions include creating a
non-Newtonian fluid, constructing self-propelled cargo boats, and constructing different types of gliders.
American Institute of Architecture Students
Association for Computing Machinery
Chapter of the
ACM holds weekly meeting on campus.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Chapter of IEEE hosts computer and electronic workshops for students including programming tutorials,
PCB layout design, and tours of the Motorola facilities.
Student professional society for material engineers; affiliated with
TMS, American Ceramic Society (ACerS), AIST, and ASM International.
National Society of Black Engineers
Tau Beta Pi
The National Engineering Honor Society, Illinois-Beta Chapter
Society of Physics Students
Physics student organization
Illinois Tech Robotics
Engages in mentoring other robotics clubs at high schools in the
Chicago area, supporting regional robotics competitions for high school students, and building robots for several competitions at the college-level and beyond.
IIT Society of Automotive Engineers
Builds Formula Hybrid race cars and other automotive projects.
Illinois Tech Railroad Club
Student chapter of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association and a Free-mo model railroad club
Organization to design robotic
prototypes for space exploration.
Interdenominational Christian organization.
Jewish organization that hosts social, religious, and holiday events.
Korean Christian Association
Organization for Korean Christian students.
Muslim Student Association
Organization to support
Muslim students through their academic journeys.
Organization to explore and engage with ancient
Vedic Vision Society
Organizes spiritual discussions.
Arts and Media Groups
Love to Dance
Multi-Style Dance Group
33rd Street Productions
Drama club; produces a musical in the fall and a play in the spring
Alien Sound and Lighting
Provides professional quality sound and lighting for student events on campus
Student-run a cappella choral organization
American String Teachers Association
Organization for string orchestra teachers and players
Student led Photography club
Cinematic Arts Club
National Association for Music Education
Supports Music Educators
National Band Association
Organization for band teachers and players
Celebrates percussion instruments
Student led newspaper
Student run radio station featuring music and talk programs broadcasting on 88.9 FM
Writers at Illinois Tech
Student writing group
Programs campus activities since 1938. Known amongst students as the best organization on campus
International Student Organization
Promotes diversity and hosts events to encourage understanding between the many cultural backgrounds of students at IIT.
Japanese Film & Animation Society. Dedicated to promoting the modern Japanese visual story-telling art forms
Illinois Tech Esports
Formed in 2013 to participate in collegiate
esports. Playing against other North American colleges in popular titles including League of Legends, Overwatch, and Hearthstone. Regular social gatherings including viewing parties, all-nighter LANs, and costume parties. Since 2018, manages and operates the campus' esports arena in MTCC. -
Support group for
LGBTQIA+ students. Holds social and educational events.
IIT Commuter Student Association
Provides workshops and events for commuter students.