Meet Us Online

Orientation in Modern Wing

Meet online with faculty, SAIC administrative staff and—most importantly—your peers (potential roommates and friends!) at our online events. Join an info session or live chat, watch a past event on-demand, or take a student-led tour of our campus below. Feel free to call or email us if you have any questions at 312.629.6100, 1.800.232.7242, or!

Upcoming Online Info Sessions and Live Chats

Check back later this winter for Admitted Student Events in 2021!


Take a live, virtual tour of our campus and residence halls with our current students, and ask any questions you have live!

Attend a Virtual Tour

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4 pm CDT

Monday virtual tours will include our entire campus.

Wednesday virtual tours will include:

  • Architecture, Interior Architecture, Designed Objects (AIADO)
  • Contemporary Practices (First Year Program)
  • Fashion
  • Fiber & Material Studies
  • Residence Halls
  • SAIC Galleries
  • Student Center
  • Visual Communication Design (Graphic Design)

Friday virtual tours will include:

  • Art & Technology
  • Ceramics
  • Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA)
  • Liberal Arts
  • New Arts Journalism
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Performance
  • Photography
  • Printmedia
  • Sculpture
  • Sound
  • Visual & Critical Studies
  • Residence Halls


Full Virtual Campus Tour (44:38)

Tours by Building

  • Fine Arts: Columbus Building – Painting & Drawing, Performance, Sculpture, Ceramics, Photography, Printmedia (13:35)
  • New Media: MacLean Building – FVNMA, Art & Technology, Sound, New Arts Journalism, Liberal Arts, Visual & Critical Studies (10:40)
  • First Year Program, Fiber and Material Studies, & Visual Communication Design: Sharp Building – Fiber & Material Studies, Visual Communications, Contemporary Practices, SITE Galleries, Student Center, Flaxman Library (9:44)
  • 3D Design: Sullivan Building - Fashion, Architecture, Interior Architecture, Designed Objects, Sullivan Gallery (10:25)
  • Residence Halls: 162 N State St, Jones Hall, The Buckingham (12:01)

Tours by Department