Fee and Schedule


New Student Orientation and Welcome Week is $200 and is automatically applied to the new student's tuition bill.


The online experience for New Student Orientation will launch on August 9 with virtual meetups for students to interact with each other and Orientation Leaders. The online New Student Orientation course will launch on Canvas on August 12. Students and parents will recieve more information about how to access the online platform at the start of August. Small group, in-person programs will begin with optional events for students and their families who arrive beginning Saturday, August 21. All new student Welcome Week programs will begin after move-in on Saturday, August 28 and continue through Tuesday, August 31. The mandatory in-person programs will include small group meet-ups, neighborhood tours, visits to the Art Institute of Chicago, and your first Research Studio course.