The Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center offers classes, workshops, and studio access year-round on the quarter system.

There is a 1-week Class Make-Up Week at the end of each Class term for CIADC cancelled class sessions due to instructor illness/schedule, bad weather, etc. Please note: the Class Make-Up Week is not for individual student make-ups, only used when necessary for the entire class.

Please see the Class and Studio Access schedule here.

2018 Fall Term:
STUC Date: September 8
Class Term: September 10 - November 18 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: November 19 - November 25
Open Studio Access Dates: September 10 - January 6, 2019

2018 Holiday Immersion Weeks:
Week A: December 10 - December 14 (Mon-Fri, 9am-12pm -or- 1pm-4pm)
Week B: December 17 - December 21 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)

2019 Winter Term:
STUC Date: January 5
Class Term:  January 7 - March 17 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: March 18 - March 24
Open Studio Access Dates: January 7 - March 31

2019 Spring Term:
STUC Date: March 30
Class Term:  April 1 - June 9 (10-Weeks)
Class Make-Up Week: June 10 - June 16
Open Studio Access Dates: April 1 - June 23

2019 Spring/Summer Adult Immersion Week:
June 17 - June 21 (Mon-Fri, 9am-4pm)

Observed Holidays (CIADC Building Closed)
New Year’s Day (January 1)
Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
Independence Day (July 4)
Labor Day (first Monday in September)
Thanksgiving / Black Friday (fourth Thursday / Friday in November)
Christmas Eve / Christmas (December 24 / 25)
New Year’s Eve (December 31)

Any Holiday falling on Saturday is observed the previous Friday
Any Holiday falling on Sunday is observed the following Monday