Visit: Campus Tours
Come See Us in Chicago
There is no better way to get a sense of how extraordinary a place we are than to visit us here in Chicago. Take a school tour led by our student ambassadors to get their insights into what it’s like to be a student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC).
SAIC's student-led school tours begin in the LeRoy Neiman Center, located at 37 South Wabash Avenue.
Reservations are requested for all tours.
Spring Break Saturdays
During the months of March and April, SAIC will be giving campus tours and providing portfolio reviews on the following Saturdays to accommodate students and their families wishing to visit us during spring break season:
- March 15
- March 22
- April 5
- April 19
- April 26
Please note SAIC will be closed, and no campus tours will be held on the following dates:
- Spring break, March 21
- Memorial Day, May 26
Undergraduate campus and residence hall tours are offered Monday through Friday (and one Saturday a month) and leave promptly at 11:45 a.m. from the LeRoy Neiman Student Center at 37 South Wabash Avenue. Please plan to arrive at the Student Center by 11:30 a.m.
If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with an admissions counselor or a financial aid adviser, before or after the tour, please contact our Admissions office at 800.232.7242 or 312.629.6100.
For those with appointments for a portfolio review after the tour, portfolios may be brought to the Admissions office on the 12th floor of the Sullivan Center at 36 South Wabash Avenue prior to the tour. Otherwise, Admissions may have to check your belongings until after the tour.
Graduate tours are offered most Mondays and Fridays and meet promptly at 1:30 p.m. at the LeRoy Neiman Center at 37 South Wabash Avenue. During the summer, there will only be tours available on Fridays. Please refer to our Graduate tour schedule for specific dates.
Group Tours—High School, Colleges, and Organizations
Group tours are typically offered Monday–Friday between 9:00–11:00 a.m. or 2:30–4:30pm (excluding Friday afternoons). To request a group tour for your high school, college, or organization, please fill out the group tour request form. You will receive individual follow up from the admissions office regarding your request. For any questions, please contact Fran Pleines at email@example.com, 800.232.7242, or 312.629.6108.