Summer Housing, Dining & Parking

Summer 2021 Housing, Dining, Parking & Shuttle Information

Housing & Meal Options for Summer MMEd & MECA Students

Illinois Institute of Technology welcomes students from VanderCook College of Music to experience the convenience of living on campus during the summer of 2021. With modern residence hall options, a world-class campus center, several dining options, and easy access to downtown Chicago, IIT offers all the benefits of home in the heart of the city.
Students will live in IIT’s Rowe Village Middle (formerly State Street Village or SSV). Amenities for each unit include air conditioning, wireless internet, Comcast Xfinity cable, on-site laundry facilities and 24-hour security. Access to a community kitchen is also available.
MMEd Program Students:
Registration for Summer MMEd Residency students is through the VanderCook Student Portal. Check the appropriate box for single or double occupancy room.  IIT will receive all needed information from the college.  Please do not use the "Register Now" button on this page. Check-in for Summer MMEd Residency students begins at 12:00 noon on Sunday, July 11, 2021. 
Check-out is 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 25.
MECA Program Students:
Summer MECA Housing registrations must be reserved through VanderCook’s MECA Registration Portal (Click the Register Now button). Early reservations are advised! All MECA program room reservations should be made at least two weeks prior to check-in dates.Summer MECA students may check in between 12:00 noon and 2:00 p.m. on Sundays. 
Check-out is at 10:00a.m. on Saturdays.
Check-in for both MMEd and. MECA students is in the Rowe Village Middle lobby.  Look for additional information from IIT after you have registered for housing through the appropriate link.
Visit for more information about the residence halls and amenities offered by IIT.

Room Type

A standard double room includes two twin beds, desks, chairs, built-in closets, shared bathroom, kitchen and spacious lounges throughout the hall. Linen packages are available free of charge. Linen packages include a blanket, pillow, two sheets, pillowcase and towels.

Room Rates for MMEd & MECA Students

Weekly Cost Structure for Summer 2021
$262.00 - Double Room Rate per week
$524.00 - Single Room Rate per week
MSV IIT Rooms Layout

Illinois College of Optometry Housing Options

Housing is also avialable for MMEd summer residency students through the Illinois College of Optometry (ICO).
Room Rates
Rates for a two week stay from 7/11 to 7/25/21: (includes check-in and check-out dates)
Single room in suite arrangement:  $690 for the 2 weeks  
Check-in -    Sunday, July 11, 2021 –  10 am to 3:00 pm 
Check-out - Saturday or Sunday, July 24 or 25 – 10 am to 3:00 pm
Layout of ICO Dorms
Meal Plans

Summer meal plans require too high of a number of meals so we recommend that you pay for meals as you go.

Summer 2021 Shuttle Info

Click here for shuttle information and schedules. (Schedules Coming Soon)

Summer 2021 Parking Options

On-campus parking is available 24 hours per day. Hourly/daily/weekly rates are available at pay stations.
Parking with housing plan: FREE
Weekly rate without housing plan: $48.00
6-week rate without housing plan: $288.00 
Additional parking information can be found at

Hermann Hall Map

Information coming soon!

Local Dining Options

Information coming soon!



Summer MECA IIT Housing and Meals Policies

  • Registration must be made by 12:00 noon (CDT) on the Friday two weeks prior to the beginning of their course. Please refer to the schedule below for registration deadlines.
  • Payment for housing must be made in full at the time of registration.
  • Cancellation of IIT meals and/or housing must be received no later than two weeks prior to the beginning of course(s) to be eligible for a refund. Please refer to the schedule below.
  • To cancel housing and/or meal plan arrangements, please complete the Cancellation Form and submit it to the Director of Continuing and Online Education at


Course Week

Registration / Cancellation Deadline

July 12-16, 2021

June 28, 2021, 12:00 noon

July 19-23, 2021

July 5, 2021, 12:00 noon

July 26-30, 2021

July 12, 2021, 12:00 noon







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