Student Financial Services

Making a Tuition Payment

Last Updated: Jul 22, 2016 11:50AM CDT

Payment in full or payment arrangements of any balance not covered by financial aid must be made by the 15th before each semester begins in order to avoid late fees, restriction of access on campus, and prevention from future registration and release of academic transcripts/ diplomas. 

Tuition/Fees Payment Due Dates:
     Summer     May 15th 
     Fall              August 15th 
     Winter        December 15th 
     Spring         January 15th 

Payment Options
Cash, Check or Money Order (made payable in US currency)
At the Bursar's Office — Sharp Building

Mail to:

        SAIC Bursar's Office
        37 S. Wabash Ave., suite 245
        Chicago, IL 60603

In person:

        SAIC Bursar's Office
        37 S. Wabash Ave., suite 245
        Monday–Friday, 11:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Do not send 529 Plan or scholarship payments to the Bursar's Office. To avoid delays in processing, those payments must be sent to the Student Financial Services office.

        School of the Art Institute of Chicago
        Student Financial Services Office
        Attn: Outside Scholarship Administrator
        36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1200
        Chicago IL 60603

Credit/Debit Card, Wire Transfer, or ACH (Automated Check Handling)/Electronic Check – Use CASHNet

        -- CASHNet Access and Fees --

  • Student Access to CASHNet—Students can access CASHNet by logging into SAIC Self-Service and then clicking on CASHNet
  • Parent Access to CASHNet—Students can set up an authorized user accounts for others family members (ie., parents, guardians) once logged into CASHNet in the section called Parent PINs. Authorized Users should access CASHNet directly at the Internet
  • Transaction Fees:
    • Wire Transfer—NEW!—0% Fee (although your banking institution may charge you a fee)
    • ACH/Electronic Checks—0% Fee
    • Credit/Debit Card—2.75% fee of the payment amount

Need help accessing CASHNet? If so, follow this path: SAIC Self-Service > Finances > CASHNet

Contact Us

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  • Student Financial Services

    Sullivan Center
    36 S. Wabash Ave., suite 1200
    Chicago IL 60603
    Phone: 312.629.6600
    Fax: 312.629.6601

    Office Hours:
    Monday–Friday (except for holidays)
    8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
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