Dates and Deadlines - Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy

Dates and Deadlines

October – Application becomes available for admission for the 2020 school year on October 1, 2019.

October through March – SAT testing takes place. (Visit for dates and registration.)

February – Applications and supplemental application materials are due February 1, 2020.

March – Admissions Review Committee meets.

April – Admissions Selection Committee meets.

May – Decision letters are mailed May 1, 2020.

May – Accepted and waitpool students are required to complete a series of placement exams at IMSA or Lincoln Land Community College in Litchfield, IL on Friday, May 15, 2020.

June – Two orientation dates will be offered in June 2020 and July 2020; final dates are TBD. This is a required day-long orientation for invited and waitpool students and their parents. Students and parents are only required to attend one orientation.

July – Dates are TBD for EXCEL, a three week residential summer program for admitted students by invitation only.

August – Sophomore move-in day date is TBD.

*This page is updated as dates are confirmed. Please check back often to ensure that you are planning well in advance as no exceptions will be made for missed attendance.*