We no longer have walk-up availability at our counter at the Service Bureau.

All communication will be done via email or by signing up for a
10 Minute Remote Consultation with one of our staff.


The Service Bureau will be open regular production hours during Critique Week.
Normal turnaround times are still expected.


—> CONTACT INFORMATION


emailsbureau@saic.edu
If you send an email during normal business hours we will respond as quickly as possible.

10 Minute ConsultationSchedule a Zoom Consultation


—> ACCESS


The Service Bureau is open to currently enrolled students, Staff, Faculty and *Alumni of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. You must have a valid ARTICard and be able to load money onto the ARTICard.

*Currently, Alums must be signed in as a visitor by a student or SAIC employee. Due to staffing limitations Service Bureau staff will not be available to sign visitors into the building.

—> NEW PRODUCTION PROTOCOLS


We no longer have walk-up hours at the Service Bureau.
We have instituted a contactless order, payment and pick up system. This will allow us to provide a safe environment for everyone and offer the highest quality output with the quick turnaround times you expect.

Production occurs Monday thru Friday when staff are on campus. We are closed on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Our services have been impacted or changed in a few specific ways.  

    • Adjusting staff hours and ceasing availability at our counter
    • Changing to remote order pick up and payment procedures
    • All check outs are scheduled: button makers, staplers, de-rollers, etc.

We are offering a few of these services permanently.

    • Ability to conduct Class Tours remotely via Zoom or in person.
    • Provide remote consultations with our technicians
    • Making available our paper samples for free. 
    • Offering workshops remotely and in person. 

FREE SAMPLES!!

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

Class Tours + Consultations 

 

Workshops

 

Contactless Order, Payment, & Pick Up Process

 

 

Remote Payment and Pick Up Procedures 


Please take a moment to read carefully the details regarding our new remote payment and pick up system.

We have also added information about the types of funds you have to print. We will ask that you let us know when you submit your order which account we are going to charge. 

If you are a supervisor in an area with multiple staff who will be submitting on your behalf or maybe picking up orders on your behalf please check our or page on Departmental printing


Staff Consultation:
10 Minutes
(Zoom)


Service Bureau staff are on hand to for remote consultations and offer assistance on proper file setup with printing projects for all faculty, staff and students.

Want help planning your project? Need assistance choosing one of our services or have general questions about materials? We offer 10 minute consultations to help with questions specifically about submitting orders or preparing files for the Service Bureau.

You can find more information on our Tours + Consultations page.


SCHEDULE A CONSULTATION


Class Tours:
45 Minutes
(Zoom + In-Person)


We offer tours to classes interested in a general overview of the Service Bureau.

We will go over available services, show examples of the various products, discuss turnaround times and relevant file submission information.

We encourage faculty to work a Class Tour into your syllabus and set up the exact day/time at the beginning of the semester.

More info on these tours can be found on our Tours + Consultation page.

SCHEDULE A REMOTE CLASS TOUR

SCHEDULE AN IN-PERSON CLASS TOUR




Video Tour:
12 Minutes
(YouTube)


We have created a short video to highlight our services and offer a quick overview of the product and processes we offer.

Available on our You Tube channel to everyone without an appointment this video goes into each product we offer, tips and tricks for each product, general submission guidelines and where to find more info on our website.

VIEW VIDEO