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UIC Commencement

UIC Commencement welcomes you!

Graduation is a celebration - a celebration of an ending and a beginning. It is a time to commemorate academic achievements and friendships built while at UIC.

Traffic near UIC is affected by the Chicago Circle Interchange Project. Please expect long traffic delays and plan accordingly. For more information on the project, please visit: Circle interchange construction updates.


DIRECTIONS AND PARKING

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UIC Pavilion

Click for a map of the UIC Pavilion area from MapQuest.com

From the South:

  • Exit the Dan Ryan (I-90/94) Expressway at Roosevelt Road.
  • West (left) on Roosevelt Road to Halsted Street.
  • North (right) on Halsted Street to Harrison Street.
  • West (left) on Harrison Street to Racine.

From the North:

  • Exit the Kennedy (I-90/94) Expressway at Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway West.
  • West (right) on Eisenhower (I-290) to Morgan Street (first exit).
  • South (left) on Morgan Street to Harrison Street.
  • West (right) on Harrison Street to Racine.

From the West:

  • Exit the Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway at Racine.
  • South (right) on Racine to Harrison Street.

From the East:

  • Exit the Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway at Ashland Avenue.
  • South (left) on Ashland to Harrison Street.
  • East (left) on Harrison to Racine.

By Public Transportation:

  • CTA buses (#7 and #60) stop on Harrison Street, west of Racine. The CTA Blue Line trains (Congress-Douglas-O'Hare) stop at Racine, one half block north of Congress.  For more information, call the CTA at 312-836-7000, or visit their Web site.

Parking information is available on the UIC Pavilion Web site.

uic forum on the map

UIC Forum

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.

Ample parking located one block south of the Forum in 701 W. Maxwell St. Lot MXPS.

For more information, please see Visiting@UIC.  

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