Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

To ignite and nurture creative, ethical, scientific minds that advance the human condition.

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Preview Days

Preview Days are an opportunity for students and parents to meet with current IMSA students, faculty and staff, and get a first-hand look at what our Academy is about! Staff presentations, mock classes and tours of our campus will be available.

Learn more, including event dates and a sample program on our Preview Day page.


2 Hour Tours

During these sessions, an Admissions Counselor will present about the admissions process and our academic and residential programs.  IMSA student-led tours are also provided.

Online registration is required; spaces fill up quickly. Please see the dates and times outlined on the 2 Hour Tour page and plan ahead to register.


Family Visits

Interested applicants and their families may register for a 45 minute individual appointment with an Admissions Counselor. 

Online pre-registration is required. Learn more about Family Visits and register on our Family Visit page.


Shadow Days

Shadow Days are a great way for current applicants to experience IMSA! Visitors will be hosted by current students and will attend classes, have lunch in the cafeteria and conclude with a Q&A session. 

Shadow Days are reserved for applicants only. Students must have a submitted application or an application in progress to register. Learn more on our Shadow Day page.