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Directions & Maps

By Car:

From the North and Northwest:
From the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94) exit at Jackson Boulevard and turn left (east). The Loop campus is approximately one mile from the expressway on Jackson Boulevard and State Street.

From the West:
From the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), continue toward downtown. As you approach the downtown area, the expressway becomes Congress Parkway. Turn left (north) on State Street, proceed two blocks to Jackson Boulevard, and turn right (east). The Loop campus is on State Street and Jackson Boulevard.

From the South:
From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94), exit at Jackson Boulevard and turn right (east). The Loop campus is approximately one mile from the expressway on Jackson Boulevard and State Street.

From Lake Shore Drive (north or south):
Exit Lake Shore Drive at Jackson Boulevard and proceed west to Michigan Avenue. Turn right on Michigan Avenue, proceed one block to Adams Street and turn left. Proceed one block to Wabash Avenue and turn left. Proceed one block to Jackson Boulevard.

Parking:

Street parking is available, but open spots are often difficult to find. Visitors may find parking in a garage for a fee between $14- $20. The nearest parking area is located at 328 South Wabash Avenue on the corner of Wabash Avenue and Van Buren Street. Please visit the DePaul University website at http://www.depaul.edu/about/campuses/Pages/loop.aspx to learn more about parking structures near the College of Law that offer discounts to DePaul students and guests.

By Public Transportation:

Directions from Pink Line:
From 54th/Cermak: Take the Pink Line train toward the Loop to Adams/Wabash. Exit going west to Wabash and walk one and one half block south to Jackson.

Directions from the Red Line:
From Howard: Take the Red Line train toward 95th/Dan Ryan to Jackson. Exit going east on Jackson.
From 95th/Dan Ryan: Take the Red Line train toward Howard to Jackson. Exit going east on Jackson.

Directions from the Orange Line:
From Midway: Take the Orange Line train toward the Loop to Library/State/Van Buren. Exit going east and walk one block north to Jackson.

Directions from Green Line:
From Harlem/Lake: Take the Green Line toward Ashland/63rd or Cottage Grove-East 63rd to Adams/Wabash. Exit going west and walk one and one half block south to Jackson.
From Ashland/63rd or Cottage Grove-East 63rd: Take the Green Line toward Harlem/Lake to Adams/Wabash. Exit going west to Wabash and walk one and one half block south to Jackson.

Directions from Blue Line:
From O'Hare: Take the Blue Line train toward Forest Park to Jackson. Exit going east on Jackson.
From Forest Park: Take the Blue Line train toward O'Hare to Jackson. Exit going east on Jackson.

Directions from Purple Line:
From Linden: Take the Purple Line train toward the Loop to Adams/Wabash. Exit going west to Wabash and walk one and one half block south to Jackson. All Rapid Transit Lines service the downtown Chicago area and DePaul's Loop campus. For more information on the bus and train schedules visit http://www.transitchicago.com and use the Trip Planner tool to help you organize your trip.

Metra Train Stations: All Metra Train stations are located within a short walking distance (or cab ride) of the Loop campus:

  • Union Station, Canal Street and Adams: Walk east on Adams Street until you reach State Street. Turn right (south) and walk one block to Jackson Boulevard.
  • Chicago & Northwestern Station, Canal Street and Madison Ave.: Walk east on Adams Street until you reach State Street. Turn right (south) for three blocks to Jackson Boulevard.
  • LaSalle Street Station, LaSalle Street and Congress Parkway: Walk east down Congress Parkway. Until you reach State Street. Turn left (north) for two blocks to Jackson Boulevard.
  • Illinois Central Station, (includes service for South Shore Line), Michigan and Van Buren Street: Walk north on Michigan Avenue for one block to Jackson Boulevard. Turn left (west) on Jackson Boulevard to State Street.

Getting Around Chicago

The following websites can help you get around the city of Chicago:

  • www.transitchicago.com - the Trip Planner tool on this website will guide you on how to get around Chicago on public transportation.
  • maps.google.com - this website will give you accurate directions whether you are driving or walking around the city.
  • Taxi cabs are also easily found the corner of almost any street.

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