Transportation

Map of Convocation Parking Lots, Road Closures, Entrances, Shuttle Drop-offs and Pick-ups, Metra Stations, and Divvy Bikes.

Parking

For guests who plan to drive to campus, complimentary parking is available in a variety of on-campus parking lots. Due to street closures and heightened traffic, please allow extra time for your travel. You can learn more about parking options by visiting the University's Transportation and Parking Services website

Downtown Hotel Shuttle Service

All guests, no matter their point of origin, are welcome to ride the Convocation Shuttle free of charge to and from campus from the University of Chicago Gleacher Center, The Blackstone Hotel and Hyatt Regency McCormick Place.

Shuttle service will run every 20-30 minutes throughout the day. Shuttles start operating at 6:30 a.m. The last shuttle departs campus at 4:30 p.m.

2019 Hotel and Shuttle Map

Campus UGo Shuttles and Chicago Transit

On Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15, complimentary campus UGo shuttles will run throughout campus. UGo shuttles can be tracked in real time via TransLock. Download the app at uchicago.transloc.com, available with iOS and Android. TransLoc can also be viewed on monitors in several buildings on campus. TransLoc also displays Chicago public transit bus routes.

Ride Sharing

Several ride-sharing and taxicab services operate throughout the city of Chicago. If you are planning to arrive via ride-share or taxi, please provide your driver with one of the following drop-off or pick-up locations:

  • North of Main Entrance: 5505 South Ellis Avenue
  • South of Main Entrance: 969 East 60th Street
  • West of Main Entrance: 844 East 58th Street

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