The graduate admissions team at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago has prepared a variety of events to assist students as they prepare a competitive application to their graduate programs. Join these virtual or in-person events over the coming months to learn more about graduate degrees at SAIC and get all of your questions answered!

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Graduate Meet and Greets
Meet the admissions counselor for your specific program of interest, ask questions about the application, and learn more about graduate study at SAIC at a casual reception.

Graduate SAIC Days
Meet one-on-one with program faculty and get feedback on your portfolio.

Application Preparation Series (Virtual)

Program Deep Dives (Virtual)
Meet with admissions online to review the portfolio requirements for specific SAIC graduate programs.

Graduate National Portfolio Days (In-Person and Virtual)
Graduate Portfolio Days are events for prospective students who would like to get feedback on their portfolio and learn more about the curricula, faculty, and application procedures from a number of colleges. Learn more and RSVP

In-Person Events

  • October 15, 12–4pm (ET): New York, NY
  • October 21, 10am–2pm (CT): Chicago, IL
  • October 29, 10am–2pm (PT): San Francisco, CA
  • December 4, 4–8pm (ET): North Miami, FL

Virtual Events

  • September 30, 12–4pm (CT)
  • November 19, 11am–3pm (CT)

SAIC also offers weekly tours and one-on-one sessions with a counselor.

To see all available programs and apply, visit