Children's Programs: Tuition and Financial Assistance
Tuition is $440 per 10-week, noncredit course. Supplies are provided at no additional cost to the student.
Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) Members: $396
AIC members are eligible for a 10 percent discount on Children's Workshops in Art and Creativity. In order for the student to receive this discount, a membership number and expiration date must be provided each semester at the time of registration.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) Alumni: $330
Children of SAIC degree program alumni are eligible for a 25 percent discount on tuition for Children's Workshops in Art and Creativity courses. In order to receive this discount, a valid Alumni ID card number and graduation year must be provided at the time of registration.
Note: Only one AIC Member or SAIC Alumni discount may be applied to a student's account per semester. Discounts must be applied at the time of registration; discounts will not be applied retroactively and refunds will not be issued to correct overpayment.
Financial assistance is available in the form of need-based aid, and employee tuition remission.
Note: Students must apply for financial assistance at the time of registration, and cannot register by phone. Once registered for a particular term, students may not retroactively apply for financial assistance.
Limited need-based aid is available on a first come, first served basis. Applicants must submit a completed financial assistance form, financial documentation, a completed registration form, and $50 tuition deposit. Financial documentation may include a copy of the family's most recent tax return, proof of unemployment, Form W-2 Wage and Tax Statement, or Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) medical card.
See Calendar at left for current semester deadline.
Employee Tuition Remission
Employee Tuition Remission forms are due at the time of registration. Remission registration is a two-step process:
Obtain an Employee Tuition Remission form in Human Resources at the Art Institute of Chicago, 116 South Michigan Avenue, 12th floor, or download from the AIC intranet
Submit completed Employee Tuition Remission and registration forms to Continuing Studies, 36 South Wabash Avenue, suite 1440
Questions regarding eligibility should be directed to Human Resources at 312.629.3379 or firstname.lastname@example.org.