Personalized Campus Visit

Have specific questions about one of our graduate programs? Want to meet with faculty and get a feel for the atmosphere at Columbia College Chicago? Come to campus for a personalized visit. To schedule, contact us at or 312-369-7260.

Our graduate counselors and graduate student ambassadors lead these visits, which we cater specifically to your interests. The Graduate Admissions office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also host extended office hours by appointment.

Open House

We host program-specific Open House events for prospective graduate students in the fall. Keep an eye out for communications, and check back here for updates.

Columbia also hosts two collegewide Open Houses per year for all prospective students and their families. Guests are invited to explore our facilities, learn about student services, and meet with students and faculty.

We’re Coming to You

Our Graduate Admissions team travels to college fairs and events across the United States. See if we’ll be in your city soon! To arrange a one-on-one chat with us while we’re in town, email