Want to experience Columbia for yourself? Take our tour.

Sign Up for a Campus Tour

Our 90-minute walking tours are the best way to see what Columbia College Chicago has to offer. During this tour, you'll view spaces and facilities designed for campus-wide use. Tours include classrooms and collaboration spaces, student galleries, a residence center, the Career Center, the Fabrication Facility, and more. They are designed for prospective undergraduate students and their guests and are led by student ambassadors. Each tour begins with a 30-minute information session about the college.

Please note: These tours do not include visits to specific academic departments. Sign up for academic visits below.

Academic Visits

Sign Up for an Academic Visit

On Mondays and Fridays, we offer in-depth visits for students interested in a particular area of study. These visits showcase department-specific facilities and provide an opportunity for you to learn about our programs of study and curricula. Academic visits are only offered on Mondays and Fridays at 12:45 p.m. and can be paired with one of the general tours above. Visitors can only attend one academic visit per day.

Group Tours

For schools or organizations who want to bring groups to campus, please complete this form.


Campus tours and Academic Visits start at 600 S. Michigan Ave. in the Tour Center on the 1st floor. View accommodations and directions, and see our recommendations for things to do in Chicago.


Contact the Admissions Tour Center at 312-369-7220 or admissionsevents@colum.edu.

American Sign Language interpretation and wheelchairs are available by request. Please give two weeks' notice. Contact us at admissionsevents@colum.edu to make arrangements.

Are you a prospective graduate student? Sign up for a personalized graduate visit.