The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) has space available in one of its premiere facilities, 162 North State Street Residences. Located in the heart of the city, this building also houses the Gene Siskel Film Center and is directly across from the Chicago Theatre. Each loft-style room has a private bath and kitchenette, with a full-size refrigerator, microwave oven, and stove, and comes equipped with both cable and wireless Internet. These generous accommodations boast 11-foot ceilings with track lighting, ample closet space, and large windows with views of Lake Michigan or the Chicago Loop. They are each furnished with an extra-long twin bed, drafting table, and chair.

Continuing Studies students-at-large may apply for housing at the 162 North State Street Residences for the duration of any 3-week or 6-week degree program course in which they are enrolled at SAIC. Students must register prior to applying for housing. Applicants must submit a completed application form, signed housing contract, and prepayment in the amount of $150 in the form of a check or money order payable to SAIC. Materials can be directed to:

Residence Life
36 South Wabash Avenue, suite 1203
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 312.629.6870
Fax: 312.629.6801

Summer 2014 Contract Dates:

SessionStart DateEnd Date
Session 6W1 May 25, 2014 July 5, 2014
Session 6W2 July 6, 2014 August 15, 2014
Session 3W1 May 25, 2014 June 14, 2014
Session 3W2 June 15, 2014 July 5, 2014
Session 3W3 July 6, 2014 July 26, 2014
Session 3W4 July 27, 2014 August 15, 2014

Summer 2013 Room Rates:

SessionDouble RoomSingle Room
6-week session $1,950 $2,380
3-week session $975 $1,190