Graduate Events

Columbia College Chicago offers MA and MFA programs in a variety of disciplines. Want to learn more about our graduate programs? Attend one of our graduate events or schedule an appointment with us!


Graduate Events

The School of Graduate Studies hosts 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

Personalized Appointments

Interested in chatting with someone 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.

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