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Alumni at Illinois College of Optometry

ICO Alumni have a huge impact on the optometric community long after graduation. Through exclusive content, just for our Alumns, it's easy to donate time, share stories, or just network and keep in touch in a social space. You decide how life after graduation will be.

Exclusive Content

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ICO Alumni Directory

There are lots of ways to stay connected to ICO. Whether you choose to do so through a Continuing Education event or through checking out ICO’s latest ICO Matters, we’re happy to have you here. 

Continuing Education

We hold quarterly events in person and online, all of which count towards the compliance hours needed to keep practicing. Even if you're not in Illinois, we can help. 

Transcripts & Diplomas

You can now request transcripts and diplomas directly from your ICO-issued account, 100% online! Click the button below to learn more. If you aren't logged in, our password-less system will get you started.

Alumni Association Scholarship

This annual scholarship is awarded to third and fourth year students demonstrating service and leadership as students and within the field of optometry.

ICO Matters

ICO's official alumni magazine is online! Check out the latest issue of ICO Matters or browse the archive for past issues. Read feature stories, get close-up with an ICO alumni, view what's been trending and so much more. 

Upcoming Event

Join us at one of our events. We can’t to see you next time! 

Job Opportunities

Browse an interactive list of job opportunties exlusivley offered for ODs, by ODs.

Transcripts & Duplicate Diplomas


We strongly encourage you to request a transcript using your verified, ICO-issued account on our new Alumni resource:

If you do not have an ICO-issued email, you can request an account or, use this paper Transcript Request Form. By law, we are required to collect your written or official digital signature, so transcript requests cannot be made via phone or email. Completed forms should be emailed as attachments to

Diplomas can be ordered and paid online via our Credential Request Portal.


(NEW!) We are proud to now offer electronic diplomas for lifetime use. Keep a copy of your diploma on any digital device or share it on LinkedIn. All you need is an email address! To receive your digital diploma, please visit this page.

To validate a digital diploma, use our Validation System.



No cost to all alumni.

Duplicate Diplomas
Large (13" × 18") – $75
Small (8 ½" x 11") – $50


The cost includes shipping. 

If you have any questions regarding transcripts or duplicate diplomas,
please contact the Registrar’s Office at or 312-949-7425.

Alumni Council

The Alumni Council is a group of alumni and students who lead the Alumni Association and serve the College. Meeting four times per year, they are governed by their own bylaws as well as a 5-year Strategic Plan. 


The Alumni Council creates and implements programs to serve the needs of alumni and students. Some of their annual initiatives include raising funds for scholarships for fourth year students, the Alumni Ambassador Program, and an awards ceremony recognizing excellence in optometry.

Alumni Council Members

Donovan L. Crouch, OD ’63, DOS, FAAO 

Member Emeritus


Mohamed Eid, OD ’03


Jennifer Harthan, OD ’06, FAAO, FSLS
Vice President


Col. Philip Hasler, OD ’86


Stacy M. Hinkemeyer-Colatrella, OD ’96, FAAO, Dipl. ABO, ABCMO


Casey Hogan, OD ’97, FAAO, FSLS, Dipl. AAO



Samantha Love, OD '05

Diana Masolak ’24

Student Representative


Nana Owusu, OD ’08

Immediate Past President


Lena Park, OD '06

Molly Proud, OD '19

​Robin Rinearson, OD ’77


Karli Clark '24

Student Representative


Office of Alumni



Illinois College of Optometry

Office of Alumni Engagement

3241 S. Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60616


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