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ICO 2019 Homecoming Registration Available


September 6-7, 2019

All ICO Alumni, Family and students are invited!

This years’ reunion classes are:  1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014.


Register for Homecoming 2019 Today!


A limited number of rooms are available at our host hotel:
Omni Chicago Hotel
676 N. Michigan Avenue

Click here or call the Omni Hotel Chicago directly at 800-843-6664. Identify yourself with the “ICO Homecoming Group” to receive the discounted rate of $199/night. The room block will be available until August 16, 2019 or until it is full.


Friday September 6, 2019
5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Shuttle service provided to/from host hotel and campus
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Mardi Gras Kick-off Party!
– including food stations, bar, selfie station, face painting, henna & tattoo artists, music, masks and beads
Casual attire
ICO Courtyard
Saturday, September 7, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.Shuttle service provided to/from host hotel and campus
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.50 Year Club Luncheon!
– recognizing 50+ years of service in the profession
Business Casual (suits optional)
ICO Library (by invitation only)
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.Telehealth and Emerging Technologies: Part of Optometry’s Future
Ryan P. Ames, OD, MBA
– one hour CE, COPE approved, non-tested
Business Casual (no suits)
ICO Lecture Center
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Student/Alumni Networking Reception
– including refreshments, exhibit booths, and raffle prizes
Business Casual (no suits)
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Leadership Circle and Alumni Association Award Reception
Chagall Ballroom, Omni Chicago Hotel
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Class Reunion Dinner Cruise
– includes cruise on Lake Michigan, dinner, cocktails, dancing
Spirit of Chicago
Navy Pier, Chicago


Click Here for 2018 photos on Flickr
Click Here for 2017 photos on Flickr

A special congratulations goes out to our 2018 Alumni Association Award recipients.

For more information
Find your classmates by using our online Alumni Directory at, or, contact the Alumni Office at Please contact Connie Scavuzzo, Sr. Director of Alumni Development, at 312-949-7080 or for more details.