The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) requires one letter of recommendation written by an instructor or other professional who can evaluate your motivation, commitment, maturity, and potential to succeed at SAIC.

An official letter of recommendation must include:

Select a professional reference, preferably a studio art or academic instructor who is qualified to write a letter of support on your behalf. If you are currently not in school and cannot locate an instructor or guidance counselor, you can ask an employer or an individual capable of assessing you from a critical perspective.

Your recommender may submit in the following ways:

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Undergraduate Admissions
36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1201
Chicago, IL  60603

References may contact the Admissions office at ugadmiss@saic.edu, 800.232.7242, or 312.629.6100 with any questions.