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.



The Service Bureau will be closing at 2pm on Friday, May 25th.

We are CLOSED ON
MONDAY, MAY 28th FOR MEMORIAL DAY.




SERVICE BUREAU – SUMMER HOURS


Starting May 15th
Monday-Friday 8:30-5pm

WORKSHOP DATES


Risograph 101
Tuesday April 24th 10am

Learn how to set up files for the Risograph printer at the Service Bureau using Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop. We will discuss creating separations, color density.

Bookmaking 101: Perfect Bound
Thursday April 26th - 10am

Learn basic InDesign file set-up and suggested guidelines for book printing Perfect Bound at the Service Bureau and more.

All workshops take place in the MC 908 Flex Lab. You can register for them here.


SCHEDULE A TOUR


Interested in bringing your class by for a tour?
E-mail us at servicebureau@saic.edu.

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

When emailing let us know what you are interested in covering and a few available dates and times.

You are welcome to work the tour into your syllabus and set up times at the beginning of the semester. We request at least a week lead time.

CONTACT

37 S. Wabash Ave. Room 1111 Chicago, Il 60603
Phone:  312-629-9155
E-mail: servicebureau@saic.edu
Hours: M-F  8:30am-5:00pm Closed Sat. + Sun.