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Student Housing
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The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago serves the student by establishing a solid foundation in a community environment that enhances a student's well being through opportunities for social interaction, programming, and services that provide for his/her basic needs. The cost of housing can be included in the student’s financial plan.

Our new Housing Location:
Automatic Lofts at 410 S. Morgan, is where we offer students private bedrooms in suite-style loft apartments with on-site College Housing personnel.  These units are fully furnished and the cost which will be billed to your student account includes:

  • all utilities (trash removal, water, etc.)
  • cable television,
  • internet
  • emergency telephone service

Furniture Includes
Bedroom - One regular-size twin bed, One desk and a wardrobe unit per student – student should supply a desk lamp for her/his bedroom.

Common area - a couch,  flat screen television and additional chairs.

Kitchen area - full sized refrigerator, stove and microwave along with counter space and stools.


Additionally, our Housing staff consists of one full-time Residence Life Coordinator and student staff members called Resident Assistants (RAs) who live on the property, complete nightly rounds of the apartments, and facilitate educational and social activities for students. 

We hope you will decide to live and learn with us!  Just click the following link to apply online and get started!

Online Housing Application

Below are links to two important aspects of your College housing life, packing and parental support.  Please take the time to read through these items to understand further our Housing program.

Packing for College

Letter to Parents or Guardians

Students are encouraged to call roommates in advance to coordinate sharing of the space, small appliances and electronics. Students who have a specific person they would like as a roommate should indicate that on the Housing Application – please note that the request needs to be mutual.

See more about AUTOMATIC LOFTS — all interested Ai students must be assigned through the College-Sponsored Housing Office.  Contact Ms. Rand at 312-777-8622 if you have additional questions.

The Housing office maintains a limited listing of apartments within commuting distance. Independent apartments are not inspected or approved by The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago. All arrangements are made between the student and the landlord.

The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago

350 N. Orleans Street, Suite 136-L, Chicago, IL 60654-1593
1.312.280.3500 • 1.800.351.3450
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