Directions from Downtown

Car

From Lake Shore Drive:

Exit at 57th Drive (the Museum of Science and Industry). Go west and curve around the museum. Take the fourth right onto the Midway Plaisance and go west to the campus.

Parking at UChicago

Public Transportation

By Train

The quickest and easiest way to campus is to catch the Metra Electric commuter train at the Millennium Park/Randolph, Van Buren, or Roosevelt stations. Exit at the 57th Street stop and walk six blocks west on 57th Street towards the main campus. Use this map to look for the maroon and white UChicago flags in front of Rosenwald Hall.

Please note: There are numerous public trains in Chicago: the “El” (run by the Chicago Transit Authority), the Metra, and the Metra Electric. Metra Electric is the train you are looking for.

Metra Electric Website

By Bus

#6 Jackson Park Express:

Board the southbound #6 Jackson Park Express bus (toward 79th/South Shore), which runs along State Street with multiple stops between Lake Street and Congress Parkway. Exit the bus at 57th Street and Stony Island Avenue. Walk west on 57th Street, toward the train overpass, and continue for about seven blocks until you get to the main campus. Use this map to look for the maroon and white UChicago flags in front of Rosenwald Hall. You can purchase one–day or multi–day passes online before your arrival in Chicago.

CTA Website

#6 Jackson Park Express Schedule