Online Information Sessions

 

Art Schools 101: Everything You Need to Know About Applying to Art School
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Join us to learn more about preparing your portfolio, how and where to get feedback on your work, writing an artist's statement, selecting recommenders, and more.


Bachelor of Arts in Art History Info Session
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Delinda Collier, Director of Undergraduate Programs in Art History, and Asia Mitchell, Director of Undergraduate Admissions will be presenting details about the Bachelor of Arts in Art History  program.


Transferring to SAIC
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 6:30 pm
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) is hosting an online information session specifically for students wishing to transfer to SAIC. We will be covering topics including how to prepare your portfolio for admission and merit scholarship, submitting your application, and specifics about our transfer credit policy.

*This is an ideal way to prepare for our Spring 2015 Priority Merit Scholarship deadline of November 1.


International Student Information Session
Monday, October 27, 2014
7:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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Join Dave Murray, Associate Director of International Admissions, to learn about our acclaimed interdisciplinary curriculum, faculty, life in Chicago, and admission processes specific to international students.


Merit Portfolio Preparation 
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
6:30 p.m. (CDT)

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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.


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.


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.