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VCM Summer Program

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) welcomes students from VanderCook College of Music to experience the convenience of living on campus during the summer of 2014.

With modern residence hall living options, a world class campus center, several dining options and easy access to downtown Chicago, Illinois Institute of Technology offers all of the benefits of home in the heart of the city. Students will live in the comfort of Gunsaulus Hall (GU) in spacious studio and one (1) bedroom apartment style options. Amenities for each unit include a full kitchen, private bathroom, spot cooler, wireless internet, cable, laundry facilities on-site and 24-hour security. Enjoy the comfort and privacy of apartment living!

Request your preferred room and board plan online at

Early registration is strongly advised. Campus housing is not guaranteed and is first-come, first-served.

Room Types

Double Room 1 large room shared by two people connected to a similar room by a full bathroom.
Single Room A double room occupied by one person, bathroom is shared with residents of an adjoining room.
2 or 3 Bedroom

Meal Plans

A variety of meal plans are offered for Vandercook students. Meal plans are offered with or without Bonus Points (which are equivalent to $1). 
Bonus Points offer you the flexibility to make purchases at various on campus dining outlets. 
Board plan meals will be eaten in the MTCC Commons. Meal plans are required of all Vandercook students. 
Bonus points and meals will expire at the close of each week and are not cumulative. Board plan prices are listed per week and the meals reset each week on Sunday.

Meal Plan TypeCost Per Week
14 Meal Plan $124.80
14 Meal Plan, plus 30 Bonus Points $154.96
10 Meal Plan $91.52
10 Meal Plan, plus 30 Bonus Points $121.68
8 Meal Plan $72.80
8 Meal Plan, plus 30 Bonus Points $98.80
5 Lunch Only Meals
5 Anytime Meals*

*This is the minimum required meal plan.

Parking Options

On Campus Parking

Available 24-hours per day.

Costs are:

1 Week Parking Pass $30
6 Week Parking Pass $125

Room Rates

VanderCook 6-Week Program Room Rates
Room OptionsWeeklyNightly
Studio* $300 $42.86
1-BR Apt* $350 $50.00
Studio Buyout* $400 $57.14
MECA Program Room Rates
Studio* $300 $50.00
1-BR Apt* $350 $58.33
Studio Buyout* $400 $66.67

*Meal Plan not included in this rate.

Frequently Asked Questions

To learn more about summer conference program amenities, please view: Vandercook College of Music Summer Program FAQ.

Reservations and Payments

Room and Board Requests

To make your request for VanderCook housing, meal plan or parking, log onto Once logged into the portal, select your preferred housing accommodations, meal plan and parking.


In order to hold your reservation, a minimum payment of $50.00 must be received ten days prior to the start date of each session you are registered for. If the minimum payment is not received, your reservation will be canceled. In order to check-in to your room, full payment for housing, meal plan, and, if applicable, parking, must be received at or prior to check-in.

You can make a payment by credit card, check or money order. Cash payments are not accepted. To make a credit card payment online. Personal checks or money orders should be made payable to Illinois Institute of Technology and mailed to:

Residence and Greek Life
3241 S Wabash
Chicago, IL 60616
Attn: Vandercook Housing

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations for housing, meal plan, and if applicable, parking, must be made in writing, ten days prior to the start of each session for a full return. Cancellations made between nine days and the start of the session will forfeit a $50.00 cancellation fee.


Registration is on a first come first-served basis. Register and pay for room and board options online. Contact Kathryn Murray, Summer Conferences Coordinator, Residence and Greek Life at: 312.567.5076 or email: for more information.