Getting to UIC

Directions

Location and Parking

The Forum is held at the UIC Forum building at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd. Ample, affordable parking is located in Lot 5 one block west of the Forum in 1135 S. Morgan St. Parking services will honor relocation for drivers with a valid UIC hang tag. The parking rate is $10.00 for those without a UIC hangtag.

Maps and Directions


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Near downtown Chicago, the Forum is the newest university event venue located on the corner of Roosevelt Road and Halsted Street.

From the South

I-94 W/Dan Ryan Expy.
Take Exit 52B toward Roosevelt Rd./Taylor St.
Stay straight to go onto Ruble St.
Turn left onto W. Roosevelt Rd.
End at 725 W. Roosevelt Rd.

From the North

I-90 E/Kennedy Expy.
Take the Taylor St. exit 52A - toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd.

From the East

US - 41S/Edens Expy. becomes I-94 E
Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E
Take the Taylor St. exit - Exit 52 A - toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto W. Roosevelt Rd.

From the West

I-290 E/Eisenhower Expy.
Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E
Take the Taylor St. exit 52A - toward Roosevelt Rd.
Stay straight to go onto S. Union Ave.
Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd.

Mass Transit

UIC is served by the CTA trains (the "El") Blue Line train (UIC-Halsted and Racine stops) and the Pink Line train (Polk stop), connecting the campus with downtown, O'Hare International Airport, northwest and west side neighborhoods of Chicago, and the western suburbs of Oak Park, Forest Park, and Cicero.

CTA bus lines serving campus include the 7-Harrison, 8-Halsted, 9-Ashland, 11-Lincoln/Sedgwick, 12-Roosevelt, 60-Blue Island/26th and 157-Streeterville/Taylor.
In particular, the 7 and 60 buses run from downtown west on Harrison St., connecting the commuter rail hubs to the campus:

  • The 60 bus boards on the south (Madison St.) side of the Ogilvie Transportation Center (Metra rail lines: Union Pacific North, Northwest, and West.)
  • The 60 and the 7 buses board on the west (Clinton St.) side of Union Station (Metra rail lines: Burlington Northern-Santa Fe, Heritage Corridor, North Central, Southwest, and Milwaukee District North and West.)

Pace Suburban Bus operates an express route (Route 755 Plainfield - IMD Express) between Plainfield, Bolingbrook and the UIC campus and Illinois Medical District during weekday rush hours.
The UIC campus is also two blocks west of the Greyhound Bus terminal.
Detailed travel information is available from the Regional Transportation Authority's Travel Information Center or 836-7000 from any area code in the RTA service area (area code 312 from outside the area.)