Illinois College of Optometry Summer Program

The Illinois College of Optometry will host the 5th annual Focus on Your Future Summer Program for underrepresented minority undergraduate students. The program is a weeklong experience that will expose undergraduate students to the profession of optometry in a variety of settings. Participants will have the opportunity to meet and work with current optometry students, ICO Faculty & Staff, as well as practicing optometrists.

Students will be housed at no charge in our Residential Complex. There is no cost to participate in this program. Participants are responsible for their travel expenses and/or transportation cost to and from ICO.

Program Dates: Monday, July 9 – Friday, July 13, 2012

Application Period: Monday, January 9 – Monday, April 2, 2012

Notification: Applicants will be notified no later than Friday, May 4, 2012

For eligibility and application information, visit Please feel free to contact me if you and/or your students have any questions.

Thank you in advance for sharing this information with your students.

Thank you, Teisha Johnson, MS Director of Admissions/Marketing

Illinois College of Optometry 3241 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60616

Phone: 312-949-7407 Fax: 312-949-7680

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