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.
Please note SAIC will be closed, and no campus tours will be held on the following dates:
- Labor Day, September 2
- Thanksgiving holiday, November 28–29
- Christmas holiday, December 24–25
- New Years Day, January 1
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20
- Spring break, March 21
- Memorial Day, May 26
SAIC will be open on Columbus Day, October 14; Veterans Day, November 11; and Presidents' Day, February 17, but we will not be offering our regular 11:45 a.m. campus tour on those dates. Click here for visit/tour options on these dates.
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
For information about scheduling a group tour for your high school, college, or organization, please contact Fran Pleines at email@example.com, 800.232.7242, or 312.629.6100.