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We are in the heart of Chicago’s Southland near I-57, a major north-south route, and I-80, the region’s major east-west route. The campus is a 37-mile drive from downtown Chicago and 35 minutes from Joliet, Kankakee and Gary.
METRA Electric Line - from Chicago's Randolph Street Station to the University Park station with stops in between. From there, it's less than a mile walk across to the main entrance. The university also provides a free shuttle bus service from the station to our front door.
Visit METRA’s website for and search METRA Electric rail schedules to and from the University Park station.
Regional PACE bus – service to from surrounding communities and the University Park Metra station to the university's main entrance.
Visit the PACE website for full schedule details.
For air travelers – Chicago is served by two airports, O’Hare and Midway. Both are easy trips via expressways and toll ways.
Regional Map (printable PDF)
Campus Map (printable PDF)
2000 5th Ave
River Grove, IL 60171