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Countdown to the Cap and Gown Bucket List

It's your last day on campus - get out there any finish your bucket list! Family in town? They might want to join too!

  • Take the Mies self-guided architecture iPod tour- available at the MTCC Welcome Desk
  • 15% discount on all emblematic merchandise at the Bookstore. Ask for the “Skyhawk Special”
  • Want your diploma? Make sure you don’t have any unpaid bills or holds on your account. Visit the One Stop in the MTCC between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. M-F
  • Join Career Services for “Life After College”Presentation: Jerry Doyle and the 2-Hour Job Search from 3-5 p.m. in the  E1 Auditorium. Graduating students, current students, and families are welcome to attend a dynamic presentation by Jerry Doyle, Vice Provost of Career Services (and Student Access, Success, and Diversity Initiatives) about life after college and tips on landing a job, centeredon Steve Dalton’s book ‘The 2-Hour Job Search’
  • Stop by the Office of Campus Life in MTCC from 1-3 p.m. for an open house featuring some yummy treats! We’ll have a “thank you” station for writing notes to faculty, staff, or students who had an impact on your time at IIT
  • Career Services is hosting an Open House and Photo Booth from 1-4 p.m. in Hermann Hall, Room 113. Stop by Hermann Hall for some treats and giveaways, new resources to guide you at any point in your job search or professional development, and then strike a pose at our photo booth
  • Hungry? Here’s the campus dining hours for Friday:
    • 10 West 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • P Club 11:30 p.m.-2 p.m.
    • Center Court 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Don’t forget about local brunch options like Nana, Bridgeport Diner, Bongo Room, and Yolk
  • Need a snack? Starbucks and Forever Yogurt are located at 35th and State
  • Check out Comiskey Park’s only existing tribute- a home plate replica outside of parking lot B at US Cellular Field
  • Take a selfie with Man on a Bench
  • Get outside!
    • Walk to 33rd Street Beach
    • Frisbee Golf is right on campus! Start at 33rd and State
    • Divvy Bike Sharing stations are located at three spots on by campus
    • Take a walk west on 31st and check out local shops and restaurants
    • Play a pick-up game of soccer on any of the green spaces on campus
  • Haven’t seen the new E1 atrium yet? Don’t forget to stop by and check out the cool sink faucets!