Graduate Events

Personalized Appointments

Want to know more about one of our graduate programs? Interested in chatting with faculty to get a feel for graduate study at Columbia College Chicago? Set up a personalized appointment with us. 

Our graduate admissions team lead these appointments, which we cater specifically to your interests. The School of Graduate Studies is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. We also host extended office hours by appointment. These appointments can be virtual or in person.

To sign up for an in-person appointment on campus, please fill out this form

If you would like to meet with us virtually over zoom, you can schedule a time with one of our Admissions Directors based on your potential graduate program.

If you are interested in Acting and Contemporary Performance Making, Civic Media, Entrepreneurship for Creatives, Interaction Design, Master of Arts Management, or Strategic Communication, schedule a meeting with Kelly Schmader here.

For Cinema and Television Directing, Creative Writing, Fine Arts, Music Composition for the Screen, or Photography, schedule a meeting with David Marts here.

If you don’t see a time available that works for your schedule or you’re not sure which program interests you, please reach out to us at

Graduate Events

The School of Graduate Studies will be hosting a variety of virtual and in-person events designed to help you get to know our programs, and determine if graduate school at Columbia is the right fit for you. Please sign up for one or more events using the link below.

Sign up for a virtual event