Directions

 

Location

Student Center West (formerly Chicago Illini Union - CIU) is located at 828 South Wolcott Avenue on the west side of the UIC campus, in the middle of the block bounded by Polk to the north, Damen to the west, Taylor to the south, and Wolcott to the east.

Parking for the conference is available at the Wood Street Parking Structure, 1100 South Wood Street.

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Directions

By Bus

Use any of these bus lines: No. 7 Harrison Street; No. 12 Roosevelt Road; No. 37 Segwick Street/Ogden Avenue; No. 50 Damen Avenue.

If taking the No. 7 Harrison Street bus, get off at the Damen Avenue stop and walk south on Damen. Take a left at the next major intersection, which is Polk Street. Walking east on Polk, you will come to the intersection of Polk and Wolcott Avenue. Take a right and walk south on Wolcott.

If taking the No. 12 Roosevelt Road bus, get off at the Damen Avenue stop and walk north on Damen. Take a right at the next major intersection, which is Taylor Street. Walking east on Taylor, you will come to the intersection of Taylor and Wolcott Avenue. Take a left and walk north on Wolcott.

If taking the No. 37 Segwick Street/Ogden Avenue bus, get off at the intersection of Polk Street and Damen Avenue and walk east on Polk Street. You will come to the intersection of Polk and Wolcott Avenue. Take a right and walk south on Wolcott.

If taking the No. 50 Damen Avenue bus, get off at the Polk Street stop. Go east on Polk Street. You will come to the intersection of Polk and Wolcott Avenue. Take a right and walk south on Wolcott.


By Elevated-Subway Train

The west campus is served by what is known as the Polk Street stop on the 54th/Cermak branch of the Blue Line Elevated Train. Simply get off at the Polk stop, walk a short distance west on Polk Street. Then, turn left onto Wolcott Avenue.


By Commuter Train

Burlington Northern, Penn Central, Milwaukee Road, and some of the Illinois Central Gulf trains arrive at the Union Station, which is one mile north and east of the university. North Western trains arrive at the North Western Station, two blocks north of Union Station. Exit Union Station at the West Adams entrance. Orient yourself at the corner of Adams and Canal. Take the #7 Harrison Street bus westbound (toward Central). Get off at the Harrison and Wood stop. Then walk south on Wood Street Turn right on Polk Street Walk a short distance west on Polk Street. Then, turn left on Wolcott Avenue.

Some Illinois Central trains and all South Shore trains arrive at the Illinois Central Station at Randolph Street and Michigan Avenue Exit that station, walking south on Michigan Avenue Turn right onto Washington Street and walk to Dearborn. At the Washington Street Station take the 54th/Cermak branch of the Blue Line train. Simply get off at the Polk stop, walk a short distance west on Polk Street. Then, turn left onto Wolcott Avenue.

Rock Island commuter trains arrive at the LaSalle Street Station. At that station, board a 54th/Cermak branch Blue Line train. Simply get off at the Polk stop, walk a short distance west on Polk Street. Then, turn left onto Wolcott Avenue.


By Car

From the north

Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) westbound and keep to the right; take the second exit from the Eisenhower Expressway, which is Ashland Avenue; take Ashland Avenue south to Taylor Street; then go west on Taylor Street. To park, continue west until you reach Wood Street. Turn left onto Wood. Go to Fillmore Street and turn right. The Wood Street Parking Structure entrance is on the left side of Fillmore.

From the west

Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the Ashland Avenue exit; take Ashland Avenue south to Taylor Street; then go west on Taylor Street. To park, continue west until you reach Wood Street. Turn left onto Wood. Go to Fillmore Street and turn right. The Wood Street Parking Structure entrance is on the left side of Fillmore.

From the east

Take Harrison Street or Roosevelt Road west to Wood Street. If you take Harrison Street, go south on Wood Street to the campus, or from Roosevelt Road go north on Wood Street.

To park, if traveling south on Wood Street, you will pass Polk Street, and Taylor Street. Go to Fillmore Street and turn a right. The Wood Street Parking Structure entrance is on the left side of Fillmore.

To park, if traveling north on Wood Street, go passed Grenshaw Street. Take an immediate left onto Fillmore Street. The Wood Street Parking Structure entrance is on the left side of Fillmore.

From the south

Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) and exit on Roosevelt Road (1200 south); go west on Roosevelt Road to Wood Street; then go north on Wood Street. To park, go passed Grenshaw Street. Take a left onto Fillmore Street. The Wood Street Parking Structure entrance is on the left side of Fillmore.

Parking

Parking will be available to forum participants at UICís Wood Street Parking Structure, officially located at 1100 South Wood Street, however in order to enter the garage, one must enter by turning west onto Fillmore Street.





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