High School Commuter: Registration and Payment

Summer registration is open! Register today!
Request more information or view our summer brochure

Register online or download the Early College Program registration form and return via:​
• Email to cs@saic.edu
• Fax to 312.629.6171
• Drop it off in person at 36 S. Wabash Avenue, Suite 1202, Chicago, IL 60603


Need-based Aid

Limited need-based aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants can apply for need-based financial aid online or can submit a completed financial assistance form, financial documentation, a completed registration form, and a $50 tuition deposit. Financial documentation must include a copy of the family's most recent tax return 1040. 

Registration and Payment

Registration and payment are accepted onlineYou can also complete a registration form and email it to cs@saic.edu, fax it to 312.629.6171, or mail to Continuing Studies, 36 South Wabash Avenue, Suite 1201, Chicago, IL 60603. 

Continuing Studies accepts checks, credit cards (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa), and money orders. If paying by check or money order, please make payable to SAIC and include the student’s name, ID number (if available), and term (i.e., summer 2020) at the time of registration.

Students in the Early College Program are expected to adhere to the Student Rights and Responsibilities-Early College Program/ECP Summer Institute available on the Forms and Downloads page. 

Refund Policy

All withdrawal requests must be submitted in writing to cs@saic.edu and include the student's name, ID number, and course information. The date the request is received in writing is the date used to calculate the refund amount.

  • 100 percent tuition refund prior to the second class
  • No refunds will be issued after the second class begins

Need-based Financial Aid and Scholarship Applicant Payment Deadline

The payment deadline is extended to June 15, 2020! You may complete your payment online at saic.edu/cspayment. You may also submit your payment by mailing a personal check or money order with the student's full name and ID in the reference section to:

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
SAIC Bursar's Office 
37 S. Wabash Ave., Suite 245
Chicago, IL 60603

For any financial questions, please contact Student Financial Services at 312.629.6600 or saic.sfs@saic.edu.