Technology and Computer Resources

  • Connect to the SAIC wireless network anywhere on campus from your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. 

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  • Your ARTICard has been preloaded with ARTICPrint funds in the amount of $12 in fall and spring semesters and $6 in summer. These funds can be used at the Service Bureau, SAIC’s professional digital-output center, or any number of print and copy stations on campus.

    Visit the Service Bureau, SAIC's digital-output center, or get more information on Printing on Campus

  • Use the SAIC General Access Computer Lab located in the MacLean Center, 112 South Michigan, room 901, for current versions of software for digital imaging and video, desktop publishing, 3D rendering, website authoring, animation, multimedia, graphic, and audio applications. 

  • Canvas is a cloud-based Learning Management System (LMS), similar to Blackboard, Moodle, etc. It provides tools to help faculty manage curricular resources and communication with students. 

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Campus Resources and Privileges

  • Use your ARTICard as a purchasing card on campus and at local businesses. 

    ARTICard Information and Depositing Options 

    Note: Select Depositing Options for locations of on-campus value transfer stations.

  • Check out materials and use media screening rooms. 

    Flaxman Library

  • Watch and learn with your SAIC membership to LinkedIn Learning. Choose from thousands of video tutorials covering software, creative, business, and technology topics. Video tutorials are available from your computer, tablet, or smartphone anytime. You will have access to LinkedIn Learning while you are enrolled in at least one course at SAIC.

    LinkedIn Learning Video Tutorials

  • Your ARTIC account gives you access to more than 120 online research databases. These include scholarly journals, video archives, and everything in between.

    A-Z Online Database

  • Use the screening room to watch historic and contemporary works of video art.

    Video Data Bank

  • Attend openings and see the work of cutting-edge contemporary artists, including SAIC faculty, students, and alums.

    More Information and Full Exhibition Schedule

  • Students receive $5 tickets on regularly-priced programming at the Gene Siskel Film Center, which presents eclectic international, independent, and classic cinema with festivals and year-round programming. Present your student ID at the box office to redeem, or contact with questions. The Film Center is located at 164 N. State Street. Current programs and showtimes are available at

Campus Discounts

  • SAIC does not manage any parking, however, there are many options in the area. The Mid-Continental Plaza Building at 55 East Monroe Street (between Wabash and Michigan Avenue) typically offers discounted parking for students. Once you get your SAIC I.D. card you will be able to take it there to get a discount parking card at the garage office on level P-2. You can ask at the 55 East Monroe security desk for directions to the parking garage office.

    Contact the Parking Office at 312.986.6821 for more information.

Contact Us

Continuing Studies staff members are available Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. CT at 312.629.6170 or to answer your questions. We are here to help!