Visit Us

Get a Feel for Columbia

There’s something electric about our campus. Maybe it’s the conversation of our passionate students or the inspiring murals splashed across buildings on our downtown Chicago campus. Come visit and see for yourself. Or meet a representative at an event near you.

Where to Stay

If you’re planning a visit from out of town, we suggest staying at one of the following hotels.

Hilton Chicago

Hilton Chicago

720 S. Michigan Ave.

Reserve Now at the Columbia Rate 

Ask for the Columbia rate at the following hotels

Renaissance Blackstone Hotel
636 S. Michigan Ave.

Best Western Grant Park
1100 S. Michigan Ave.
312-922-2900 (Reserve Online)

Hotel Blake
500 S. Dearborn St.

Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/N Loop/Michigan Ave
68 E. Wacker Place

Get To Know Us

Virtual Walking Tour

Get 360-degree views of our academic buildings, residence halls, production facilities, performing arts centers, Grant Park, and more. Our virtual tour of Columbia’s campus gives you an insider’s perspective from the comfort of, well, anywhere.

Take Our Virtual Tour

Personalized Campus Visit for Influencers

Influencers come in many forms. Whatever your role—guidance counselor, teacher, coach—thank you for believing in the potential of young students. We invite you to campus for a personalized visit, which can include a tour, an in-depth conversation about Columbia, and a meal with a senior admissions officer. (Note: These visits are not for students.)

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