Housing Contract

‌If you plan to live in the residence halls at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC), you must electronically submit our Housing Contract. You can access the housing application and contract by visiting the SAIC Housing portal and logging in with your ARTIC account- the same login used to access your email.  Since the Housing Contract is electronic only, Residence Life will not accept any contracts submitted via mail or e-mail.

If you have any instance in any state or country where you have plead guilty or were found to be guilty by a judge or jury to charges that you committed a crime other than minor traffic offenses, you must complete and email the Student Disclosure of Criminal Convictions form in addition to electronically submitting the Housing Contract. Please fill out the form electronically and email it to reslife@saic.edu. If you are unable to complete the form electronically, you may fill it out and scan and send it to reslife@saic.edu.

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To complete your application, you will also need to submit a $550 housing prepayment fee along with your forms. You can pay online, by check, or money order. No cash payments are accepted. Please refer to our How to Apply page for complete instructions. 

You will receive an email notification (sent to your SAIC email account) of your complete application. Once you receive this email, you have secured a space on-campus for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Cancel Housing Application

To cancel your housing application, you will need to log into the SAIC Housing Portal and submit a cancellation form.   

If you cancel prior to May 1, 2022, the $550 prepayment will be refunded.  If cancel after May 1, 2022 you will forfeit the $550 prepayment.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Residence Life at reslife@saic.edu at any time.