Visit and Events

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We are very proud to have been ranked as the #2 fine arts graduate program in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. 

SAIC is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak. While our physical offices are currently closed, our entire Admissions team is working, and ready to help you navigate your college search and selection process. Please feel free to call us at 312.629.6100, 800.232.7242, or email admiss@saic.edu with any questions you may have. SAIC is here for you!

For admitted student events, visit saic.edu/grnext.

Please check back later this summer for the 2020 event schedule.

For admitted student events, visit saic.edu/grnext.

Please check back later this summer for the 2020 event schedule.

For admitted student events, visit saic.edu/grnext.

Historic Preservation at SAIC
Tuesday, November 5
6:30 p.m.
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SAIC’s dynamic Master of Science in Historic Preservation (MSHP) prepares graduates to revitalize the built environment through the comprehensive exploration of science, history, creative arts, politics, and technology. Join us to learn more about the program and how to apply.

How to Apply for Financial Aid Using the FAFSA
Tuesday, January 28, 2020
6:30 p.m.
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Representatives from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)'s Student Financial Services department will be providing helpful information for students about the financial aid process. We will be discussing filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), SAIC’s financial aid timeline and outside scholarships. There will also be time during and after the presentation to ask questions.

Understanding Your Financial Aid Award and Cost
Thursday, March 19, 2020
6:30 p.m.
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Representatives from SAIC's Student Financial Services department will discuss SAIC award packages, completing the budgeting worksheet, and outside scholarships. There will be time during and after the presentation to ask questions.

Virtual Campus Tours and Live Chats

Join graduate admissions staff most Mondays and Fridays at 1:30 p.m. CT for a virtual tour of SAIC's campus. We will be showing you around the graduate departments and answering any questions you may have.

Schedule a Live Virtual Graduate Tour 


Visit SAIC

*Note that all in-person campus tours have been cancelled until further notice, and will resume when it is safe to do so. Apologies for the inconvenience.

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) invites you to visit our campus and tour our state-of-the-art graduate facilities and world-renowned museum.

We offer graduate campus tours most Mondays and Fridays, leaving promptly at 1:30 p.m. We ask that you arrive a few minutes early and meet us at the LeRoy Neiman Center at 37 S. Wabash Ave., Chicago, IL 60603.

Reservations are requested.
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Contact the Office of Admissions at admiss@saic.edu or 800.232.7242 with any questions or concerns you have about visiting campus. For directions and information on where to stay, park, and more, see our campus tour page.

Can't visit our campus?

Check out our virtual tour.