Parking and Transportation

In addition to parking on streets, a variety of parking lots and parking garages are available, free of charge, for guest use.  Please allow extra time if you plan to park on the Midway Plaisance or on other streets near campus.

Parking Lot Locations

Shuttle service will be provided for those lots not within close walking distance. For a map of parking lot locations please click here

Hotel Shuttle Service

For guests staying at hotels outside of Hyde Park, shuttle service will be provided to and from downtown Chicago, with pick-up locations at the Gleacher Center (450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive), the Hilton Chicago (720 S. Michigan Avenue) and the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place (2233 South Martin Luther King Drive). Shuttle service will begin downtown at 6:30 a.m. and continue to run every fifteen minutes throughout the day. The last shuttle for the day will leave campus at 6:45 p.m.

Hyatt Place Chicago South 

Two (2) shuttles will be running throughout the day on Saturday, June 11 from 6:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. They will pickup at the corner of 53rd Street and Harper Avenue, and drop off at various locations on the north side of campus. These shuttles are part of the University's Hyde Park Shuttle Service (see below). Shuttles will run approximately every 20 minutes.

View shuttle service route from the Hyatt Place Chicago South on 53rd Street (north campus).

Hyde Park Shuttle Service

View shuttle service route around the Midway (south campus).  Convocation Shuttles can be tracked on your smartphone or computer via the Transloc app.  Download Transloc at uchicago.transloc.com.  TransLoc can also be viewed in monitors in several buildings on campus.

View shuttle service route from the Metra train station at 57th Street and from the Hyatt Place Chicago South on 53rd Street (north campus).