Orientation: Orientation First Steps
Get to Know Your Department
Print and Check Your Class Schedule
Log into the SAIC Portal and click the Self-Service Quick Link. From here you can print your schedule with all of your classroom locations.
Read Your Entire Financial Aid Award packet
This includes your award letter, the Financial Aid Award Guide, and other materials (if you received financial aid). Additional helpful information is available on the Student Financial Services website and the SAIC Portal. Stop by Student Financial Services (Sullivan Center, 36 South Wabash Avenue, suite 1218) if you have questions.
Go to Campus-wide Events
Check out events happening on campus, such as the Student Union Galleries (SUGs) openings, public lectures, and campus-wide events hosted by Campus Life and the Student Programming Board. For more information visit the event calendar.
Explore Engage SAIC
Find out more information about Student Groups and Organizations at SAIC by visiting Engage SAIC. You’ll have the opportunity to get more information on all currently registered student groups, sign up for mailing lists, and learn more about meeting times and locations.
- The LeRoy Neiman Center Café—37 S. Wabash Ave., 2nd floor
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Saturday, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.; Sunday, 12:00–8:00 p.m.
- MacLean Center Café—112 S. Michigan Ave., 12th floor
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Closed Saturday and Sunday.
- Columbus Drive Café—Columbus Building, 2nd floor
Monday–Thursday, 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday–Sunday, 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
- Sullivan Center Lounges—36 S. Wabash Ave., 12th and 7th floors
- MacLean Center Lounges—112 S. Michigan Ave., 12th, 13th, and 14th floors