The SERVICE BUREAU is the School of the Art Institute of Chicago’s on-campus professional digital-output center, specializing in laser printing and archival, wide-format inkjet printing.

We provide printing and finishing services to students, faculty, and staff as well as inform and instruct on proper file setup, color management, resolution, file management, print longevity, and paper types.



Hours

Spring Schedule: January 23-May 9
Monday to Thursday
Friday
Saturday - Sunday
8:30am-9pm
8:30-5pm
CLOSED
Summer Schedule: May 11-Sept 1
Monday to Friday
Saturday and Sunday
8:30am-5pm
CLOSED
Upcoming Holiday Closures:
Spring BreakMarch 19 (5pm)
March 20 CLOSED

Consultations + Tours

Schedule Class Tour

Interested in bringing your class by for a tour?

Our technicians can give a broad overview of the services we offer or discuss a more specific topic or process.

You are welcome to work the tour into your syllabus and set up times at the beginning of the semester. You are able to sign up two months in advance via the link above.

Schedule a Consultation

Want help planning your project? Need assistance choosing one of our services?

Sign up for a 10 minute consultation with one of our technicians and we'll review your goals with you, discuss prices and work with you to achieve your goals.

You are able to sign up in advance via the link above.
Visit our Tours and Consultations page for more information.

Workshops

We now partner with the staff at the John M. Flaxman Library to host an array of workshops related to the services and processes we offer.

Risograph - 2/26 12-1pm
Perfect Binding - 3/3 3-4pm
Saddle Stitch Books
Wire Binding


Dates, times, detailed descriptions along with slideshows for each of our workshops will be listed on our Workshops page.

Registration for each workshop is required via our Calendly website.
Most workshops are now taking place in the Joan Flasch Reading Room located in Sharp 508.

Please make sure you headed to the correct location. Information about location will be on the Calendly event.

Contact

Location:37 S. Wabash Ave Room 1111 Chicago, Il 60603
Phone:312.629.9155
Email:servicebureau@saic.edu
Digital Storefront:sbureau.artic.edu