New Student Deposits

Once you've been admitted to a degree program at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), you must submit a nonrefundable tuition deposit to mark your acceptance of the admissions offer.

Dates Due

Fall semester May 1 (or date posted on your admissions letter)
Spring semester November 1

Amount Due

Undergraduate $300
Graduate

(master's and certificate students)
$500

You can pay your tuition deposit once you have been admitted to the school and have set up your ARTIC account. To make your tuition deposit once your ARTIC account is active, sign in to SAIC Self-Service. Then:

  • Click on Student Center
  • Under the Finance section, click on CASHNet (remember to turn your pop-up blocker off first)
  • Once you your CASHNet window opens, go to the box in the upper left called Your Account.
  • Click on Make a payment or ARTICard Deposit
  • Click Enrollment Deposit to begin and follow instructions