Access Illinois Tech Login Instructions

Your Access Illinois Tech account serves as your gateway to university applications and resources. To access your account for the first time, you must log in using your university-assigned username (UID) and temporary password.

1. Find your UID (User ID)

Your Unified ID is your username for technology services at Illinois Tech and is the first part of your IIT email address before the @ symbol.

New students will receive their username and Illinois Tech email address from the Office of Admissions upon acceptance to the university.

2. Determine your initial Access Illinois Tech password

Your initial password consists of the two-digit month and two-digit day of your birth date plus the last four digits of your student Campus-wide ID number (CWID). Your CWID will be sent to you by email shortly after admission.

For example, if your birth date is June 8 and the last four digits of your CWID are 1234, your initial password would be 06081234. After logging in for the first time, you will be prompted to create a new password.

If you did not receive your CWID, please contact the Office of Admissions at or (312) 906-5020.

3. Log into Access Illinois Tech

Log into Access Illinois Tech at When you log in for the first time, you will be prompted to set a new password, set up account recovery options, and configure multifactor authentication (MFA) for security. Please set up a minimum of two MFA methods that will allow you to access your email and applications. For more information on account setup, see instructions on this page: Access Illinois Tech setup.

If you need assistance logging on to Access Illinois Tech, contact the Chicago-Kent Information Technology Services (ITS) Help Desk online or by calling 312.906.5300.

4. Submit your tuition deposit

To submit your tuition deposit, log into Access Illinois Tech and complete the following steps:

  • Select the Manage My Account icon
  • Select the Deposits tab at the top of the page
  • Select your entry term
  • Select Law as the deposit type
  • Enter the deposit amount you wish to pay
  • Click Continue, select a payment method, and enter the payment details
  • Click Submit Payment to complete the transaction


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at (312) 906-5020 or We look forward to you joining the entering class!