Campus Tours

Want to experience Columbia for yourself? Take our tour.

Sign Up for a Campus Tour

Our campus tours are the best way to see what Columbia College Chicago has to offer. Each tour begins with a 30-minute information session about the college. 

During this 90-minute tour, you'll view spaces and facilities based on your general area of interest. Tours include classrooms and collaboration spaces, a residence center, the Career Center, and more. They are designed for prospective undergraduate students and their guests and are led by student ambassadors.

You can choose from:

Media Arts: Cinema and Television Arts / Interactive Arts and Media

Performing Arts: Dance / Music / Theatre

Visual Arts: Art and Art History / Business and Entrepreneurship / Design / Fashion / Photography

Acoustics, Communications, and Writing: American Sign Language / Audio Arts and Acoustics / Communication / Creative Writing / Cultural Studies

Cinema and Television Arts Academic Visit

During the summer we are offering visits to the Cinema and Television Arts department. This visit includes a tour of facilities, including the state-of-the-art Media Production Center. Dates are June 18, July 2, July 16, July 30, August 13. Register.

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

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

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