Congratulations on joining the community of artists and scholars at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC)!? To help you have a smooth transition, we require all new students to attend a New Student Orientation. This event will help you become integrated into the academic, intellectual, cultural, and social environment and gain a better understanding of the academic and studio experience at SAIC.

Spring 2020 Orientation will take place January 21-22.

Please view the incoming student guide here!

You can also learn more about Preparing For Your Arrival here!