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 – Three orientation dates will be offered in June 2020. This is a required day-long orientation for invited and waitpool students and their parents. Accepted students and parents are required to attend one orientation on either Saturday, June 6th or Saturday, June 13th. A separate orientation for waitpool students will be held on Sunday, June 14th.
July – The EXCEL Program is Sunday, July 5 through Friday, July 24, 2020. EXCEL is 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.*