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President’s Welcome and White Coat Ceremony 2017

Join the Illinois College of Optometry in officially welcoming the Class of 2021 to their professional education on Saturday, August 26, 2017.

Parent’s Orientation
9 a.m., ICO Lecture Center

President’s Welcome/White Coat Ceremony
11 a.m., ICO Lecture Center
Doors open for guests with tickets at 10:30 a.m. 


Guests with tickets can park for free in the ICO parking garage depending upon availability. Entrance to the garage is on 32nd Street between Michigan and Indiana Avenues. You can enter the College directly from the garage.

Guests parked on the street may enter ICO at the 3240 S Indiana Avenue. Disabled guests can be dropped off at this entrance.

An ICO photographer will be capturing photos of students during and after the event. These photos will be available to download for free on our Flickr page.

Social Media
Please use hashtag #ICOWhiteCoat when sharing photos from this eventful day. ICO will be posting live on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.