SAIC Campus Tours
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 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)
- Fiber & Material Studies
- Residence Halls
- SAIC Galleries
- Student Center
- Visual Communication Design (Graphic Design)
Friday virtual tours will include:
- Art & Technology
- Film, Video, New Media, and Animation (FVNMA)
- Liberal Arts
- New Arts Journalism
- Painting & Drawing
- 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.
On-Campus Undergraduate Tours
Schedule an Undergraduate Tour *will resume as soon as it is safe to do so
Undergraduate campus and residence hall tours are offered Monday through Friday (and one Saturday a month) and leave promptly at 11:45 a.m. from the LeRoy Neiman Student Center at 37 South Wabash Avenue. Please plan to arrive at the Student Center by 11:30 a.m, and wear comfortable shoes for walking.
On-Campus Graduate Tours
Schedule a Graduate Tour *will resume as soon as it is safe to do so
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.
Group Tours—High School, Colleges, and Organizations
*will resume as soon as it is safe to do so
- Group tours are offered Monday - Thursday between 9:00-10:30 a.m. or 2:30-4:00 p.m.
- Requests may be made for up to 35 students and 3-5 chaperones.
- SAIC campus tours are designed for high school groups, colleges, or organizations that express a genuine interest in studying visual art and design at the college level.
- SAIC Campus Tours are not designed for elementary or middle school age groups.
To request a group tour, please complete the group tour request form. You will receive an individual follow up for your request.
For any questions, please call 800.232.7242.
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