SAIC Campus Tours

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Undergraduate Virtual Tours and Live Chats

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

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4 pm CT

Attend a Virtual Tour

Monday virtual tours will include our entire campus.

Wednesday virtual tours will include:

  • Architecture, Interior Architecture, Designed Objects 
  • 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
  • Liberal Arts
  • New Arts Journalism
  • Painting & Drawing
  • Performance
  • Photography
  • Printmedia
  • Sculpture
  • Sound
  • Visual & Critical Studies
  • Residence Halls


Graduate Virtual Tours and Live Chats

Join graduate admissions staff select Mondays and most 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.

Starting May 18, 2021, graduate tours will be held on Tuesdays at 12 noon CT.

Schedule a graduate tour

On-Campus Tours

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.

Can't attend our live tour?

Check out our on-demand virtual tour.