Art Institute of Chicago and the Gene Siskel Film Center

  • Receive free admissions with your ARTICard at the Art Institute of Chicago museum
  • Purchase $5 tickets for movie screenings at the Gene Siskel Film Center by showing your ARTICard at the box office


UIC Student Recreation Facility
737 S. Halsted St.

This facility on the campus of the University of Illinois Chicago has an indoor track, climbing wall, basketball and multi-use courts, lap swimming pool and cardio and strength training. SAIC students pay $38 a month with an SAIC ID. Sign up at their front desk.

Hilton Palmer House Chicago
17 E. Monroe St., 8th floor

This gym is convenient to the Loop and offers the latest in cardio and strength training, as well as a swimming pool. SAIC students pay $40 a month. Email for details.

Computers and Electronics


Discounted computer hardware, software, and accessories. To receive an education discount, visit a retail store with your ARTICard or call 800-My-Apple.


Dell’s Member Purchase Program allows SAIC students to receive member-only pricing from Dell, including: 

  • Up to 30% off list prices for select equipment configurations 
  • Discounts on all product categories including electronics and accessories
  • Monthly coupons

Shop online at or call 800-695-8133. Be sure to enter or mention Member ID US419506.


Amazon Student

The offer is available to anyone with an .edu email address. Sign up on to receive:

  • Amazon Prime free for the first six months then $59 a year for four years
  • Unlimited free two-day shipping on a variety of products and categories 
  • No minimum order size 
  • Upgrades to one-day shipping for $3.99/item 
  • Email alerts for exclusive deals and promotions

Big City Optical

Big City Optical is offering SAIC students a complementary Eye Wellness Digital Scan (a $39 value). They are also offering an additional $25 off insurance co-pay when you buy glasses or contact lenses. They have four locations downtown. To search or book an exam, visit

Kaehler Luggage Chicago

Kaehler is offering an in-store discount at any of their five local locations. Show your ARTICard to receive the discount. Additionally, students can receive a discount on online purchases made through with the discount code STUDENT10.