Online Information Sessions


How to Apply - Tips for Completing Your SAIC Application 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
6:30 p.m. (CST)

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Learn about topics including accessing and completing the Common Application, test scores, transcripts, artist's statements, and recommendations. We will also cover accessing and preparing your portfolio.


Merit Portfolio Preparation 
Thursday, November 13, 2014
7:30 p.m. (CST)

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Learn about preparing your portfolio for merit scholarship. We will be discussing the admission process and providing examples of past merit portfolios.


Transferring to SAIC
Monday, December 15, 2014
7:30 pm (CST)

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Learn about how to prepare your portfolio for admission and merit scholarship, submitting your application, and specifics about our transfer credit policy.


Applying for Financial Aid  
Thursday, January 15, 2015
6:30 p.m. (CST)

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Representatives from SAIC’s Student Financial Services department will be providing helpful information for students and their families about the financial aid process. We will be discussing filing the Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA), SAIC’s financial aid time line and outside scholarships.


Housing - Residence Life at SAIC  
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Abigail Holcomb and Jennifer Lindsay, from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Residence Life office, will be presenting a 20–25 minute talk about applying for on-campus housing and specifics about our residence halls (and how amazing they are!).


Understanding Your Financial Aid Award 
Thursday, March 26, 2015 
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Have you received an award package from SAIC? Did you review the enclosed award guide and have questions? Did you just complete the FAFSA and are waiting for an award package? Representatives from Student Financial Services will discuss SAIC award packages, completing the budgeting worksheet and outside scholarships.


An Evening with SAIC Students -
Everything You Want to Know from Their Perspective
 

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Spend a fun evening with current students and find out more about our interdisciplinary curriculum, residence halls, student life, and life in Chicago. They'll share their inside experiences, their advice for making the most out of SAIC's fabulous resources and the hidden gems of Chicago.


Financial Aid Next Steps  
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Student Financial Services office will be presenting next steps in the process that will ensure a smooth transition for you when you join us in the fall. There will be time for questions during and after the presentation.


Student Financial Services - You Are Almost Here! 
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 6:30 pm
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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In order to be able to help answer any last minute questions you may have, the Student Financial Services office is hosting a webinar covering important dates, making payments, setting up payment plans, securing health insurance waivers, loan processing steps, and more. There will be time during and after the presentation for questions.