Columbia Weekend


Registration is now open! RSVP for Columbia Weekend HERE!


Columbia College Chicago is pleased to welcome families and guests of our new students back to campus! Join us Friday and Saturday, October 20th and 21st for a weekend of campus exploration, performances, opportunities to meet faculty and administration, and most importantly, a reconnection with your student! The RSVP will open on September 22nd. Search Eventbrite for Columbia Weekend 2023 and register before October 16th at 5 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!



3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Early Check-In & Resource Consultations

623 S. Wabash or Student Center 754 S. Wabash

4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Campus Crawl

Various Locations

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Main Check-In & Welcome Reception

Student Center 754 S. Wabash Ave., 1st Fl



9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. 

Final Check-in

754 S. Wabash Ave., 1st Floor

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

President’s Welcome & Address

Student Center 754 S. Wabash Ave. 5th Fl

10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

President’s Brunch

Student Center 754 S. Wabash Ave., 5th Floor

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.

The Academic Experience

Various Locations

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Maker Sessions

Various Locations 


Chicago Weekend Activities

South Loop and Downtown Chicago