Winter 2015 Registration begins November 17

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Spend two weeks in a winter wonderland from January 4-17 in Saugatuck, MI! Engage in a small community of dedicated artists and enjoy focused time with faculty while earning three credit hours in two-weeks. Students must live at Ox-Bow and take the winter course for School of the Art Institute of Chicago credit.

SAIC students may sign up for the work scholarship program on a first come basis in person on November 17, 2014 at the time of registration. These positions are limited.  For more information on the work scholarship program and the other financial aid opportunities Ox-Bow has to offer, please click here.  

Registration Dates:

Currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students at SAIC may register for Ox-Bow beginning at 8:30 AM on Monday, November 17, 2014 at the Ox-Bow office (36 S. Wabash, Suite 1425). Open and online registration: November 17, 2014, 1:30 pm, open until class is full.

On-Line Winter Registration Form Here (begins Nov. 17 1:30 pm)

Online registration is open to both SAIC and non-SAIC students. However the winter course must be taken for SAIC Credit. Students will make payment arrangements with SAIC.This is not an automated process as we are a unique place that has to manage housing as well. Our registrar will process the registration requests in the order they are received, emailing a registration confirmation soon after. Please call 1-800-318-3019 if you would like confirmation that we received your information. In the event that the course you requested is full, you will receive an email or call informing you of your status on the wait list or that you have been enrolled in your second choice course. 

Winter 2015 Tuition and Room & Board 

In the winter, students may only enroll in one course. This course must be taken for 3 SAIC credits. Students must also participate in the room and board program at Ox-Bow during the winter term. 

Type of Student 3 Credit Tuition for 2 Week Course Room and
Full Rate Work Scholarship
Non-SAIC Student
(both graduate credit and undergraduate credit)
$4143 $1100 $5243 -$1100
SAIC Undergraduate Student $4143 $1100 $5243 -$1100
SAIC Graduate Student $4401 $1100 $5501 -$1100

Winter 2014 Ox-Bow Drop Policy

Please read carefully, Ox-Bow's drop policy is not the same as SAIC's drop policy.

To drop a course, students must submit the request in writing to Ox-Bow’s registrar. Call 800.318.3019 for more information. Simply not attending does not constitute a drop. Additionally, it is not possible to drop an Ox-Bow course through the SAIC Self-Service or through the SAIC Registrar. 

The following drop fees will be assessed dependent on when you drop your course:

From the first day of registration until 4:30 pm, Friday, December 15, 2014: Students will receive a full refund minus a $250 drop fee.

After the 4:30 pm, Friday, December 15, 2014, Drop Deadline: No refunds will be given. Drops due to an unforeseen emergency (i.e. hospitalization, etc.) are eligible to be contested through the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Refund Review Board. Documentation is required and refunds are typically partial. Please contact Ox-Bow’s registrar at or 800.318.3019 for the refund review forms and information.