Visit Columbia College Chicago Instantly with a "Real" Tour

Choosing whether or not an in-person visit to Columbia College Chicago makes sense can be a risky decision…what if you step on campus and immediately detest the “vibe”? All that time, money and effort getting to campus was wasted. At first it may seem difficult to gain a meaningful understanding of Columbia College Chicago without visiting the school in person. Columbia College Chicago is located in Chicago, IL , and if that’s nowhere near where you live, what options do you have? That’s why we created CampusReel – to allow you, and anyone reading this, to deeply and authentically experience the Columbia College Chicago vibe, campus and community without visiting Columbia College Chicago in person – a virtual tour of the Columbia College Chicago campus! If definitely want to visit Columbia College Chicago in person, you should, at the very least, watch the entire CampusReel for Columbia College Chicago to ensure it seems like a good match and to get the most out of your in-person visit. After you’ve done your due diligence, you may find the below guidance helpful

When is the best time to visit Columbia College Chicago?

Visiting Columbia College Chicago depends on a number of factors, including the season, your schedule, and a lot of uncontrollable variables. We recommend you visit Columbia College Chicago twice if you’re serious about enrolling – at least one visit should be when students are on campus and school is in session. Be sure to take note of the town of Chicago as well. Remember that Chicago is also catering to 8492 students, so think critically about whether the community would feel too big or too small for your personal liking.

Where do families stay when they visit Columbia College Chicago?

The Columbia College Chicago admissions office likely has a list of accommodations they recommend. In addition to that list, consult the CampusReel VR feature to explore hotels nearby in Chicago. For your convenience, below is a list of hotels to consider and that you can also preview in CampusReel VR.

  • Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile at Columbia College Chicago
  • LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collection by Hilton at Columbia College Chicago
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Chicago Downtown/Loop at Columbia College Chicago
  • Palmer House a Hilton Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • The Westin Chicago River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • W Chicago - City Center at Columbia College Chicago
  • Sheraton Grand Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hotel Felix at Columbia College Chicago
  • JW Marriott Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hotel Julian Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Raffaello Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront at Columbia College Chicago
  • Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hard Rock Hotel Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Silversmith Hotel Chicago Downtown at Columbia College Chicago
  • SpringHill Suites by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • W Chicago - Lakeshore at Columbia College Chicago
  • Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Central Loop Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hampton Inn Majestic Chicago Theatre District at Columbia College Chicago
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago - Magnificent Mile at Columbia College Chicago
  • Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown at Columbia College Chicago
  • Loews Chicago Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hilton Garden Inn Chicago/North Loop at Columbia College Chicago
  • Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile at Columbia College Chicago
  • Aloft Chicago Downtown River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • The River Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Holiday Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown at Columbia College Chicago
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Chicago Downtown/River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • Ambassador Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Virgin Hotels Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Best Western River North Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Omni Chicago Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Marriott Marquis Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Warwick Allerton - Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Kimpton Hotel Allegro at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hotel Chicago West Loop at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hyatt Place Chicago/River North at Columbia College Chicago
  • Chicago Parthenon Hostel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Found Hotel Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hyatt Centric The Loop Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Holiday Inn Express Chicago - Magnificent Mile at Columbia College Chicago
  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown at Columbia College Chicago
  • Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop at Columbia College Chicago
  • The Congress Plaza Hotel & Convention Center at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hyatt Place Chicago/Downtown-The Loop at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hilton Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Inn of Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Ace Hotel Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Hyatt Regency Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Best Western Grant Park Hotel at Columbia College Chicago
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown at Columbia College Chicago
  • Freehand Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • Swissotel Chicago at Columbia College Chicago
  • HI Chicago Hostel at Columbia College Chicago
  • Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park at Columbia College Chicago
  • Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago at Columbia College Chicago

What do families do in Chicago when they visit Columbia College Chicago?

It depends but there are a variety of activities and things to do in and around Chicago. We recommend using the virtual immersion tab on CampusReel to take a tour at Columbia College Chicago and see for yourself how the student make use of Chicago.

What buildings should I look at when I visit Columbia College Chicago?

For your convenience, below is a list of all buildings that you can visit from CampusReel. We encourage you to compare you experience of the buildings on CampusReel with your in-person visit if you decide to take one.