Alumni News + Events

Recent News + Events

Chicago Alumni Event: Alberto Aguilar and J. Gibran Villalobos

SAIC Chicago alum leaders and the Alumni Engagement team hosted a special event at the National Museum of Mexican Art. Join us to hear Alberto Aguilar (MFA 2001, BFA 1997) and curator J. Gibran Villalobos (Dual MA 2013) in conversation.

Learn more about the event here.

SAIC @ CAA Alumni Reception | Feb 17

SAIC Alumni Engagement hosted alumni and faculty in New York City during the 2023 College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference to network and celebrate SAIC at CAA. Cilck here to see SAIC community members who presented. 

Learn more about the event here.

See photos from Miami Alumni Brunch!

In December, President Elissa Tenny and Alumni Engagement welcomed alums in Miami to network and celebrate the reconnect and celebrate your work during Miami Art Week. Click here to see the photos in our SAIC Alumni Facebook group!

Want to get involved?

We are always looking for alums interested in engaging in a range of opportunities to give back to SAIC students, including joining Admissions events or portfolio reviews, giving career talks and workshops, supporting fundraising efforts, sharing your stories, and more. Learn more about all the different ways you can volunteer on our Get Involved page. If you are interested, please let us know by filling out this brief form.

Support Students

Students in need have received more than $140,000 through funds raised for SAIC’s Student Emergency Fund. SAIC’s alum community continues to provide tremendous support to vulnerable students impacted by the pandemic and the fight for racial justice. 

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Reminder: Alumni Google Accounts Closed Aug 15, 2022

Last year, Google announced significant changes to the services they provide to colleges and universities, and these changes are impacting alum accounts. Google will no longer provide unlimited storage for higher educational institutions. Because of this decision by Google, SAIC is no longer able to provide Google services–Gmail, Google Drive, contacts, etc.–to alums and will set storage limits for current students, faculty, and staff. Alums may set up an email address to forward to a personal email account of their choice. Please visit the Google Accounts page to read about next steps to take.

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