Hotels and Travel

Travel Information

Lab Alumni Weekend Shuttle
Shuttles between Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center and Lab, as well as between Earl Shapiro Hall and Blaine Hall, will be provided. Check back for the schedule, which will also be available at on-site registration.
 
Chicago Transit Authority
888-968-7282
Public transportation, including buses and trains.
 
Metra
312-322-6777 (weekdays)
312-836-4949 (weekends)
Commuter train service between the suburbs and downtown.
 
Go Airport Express
888-284-3826
Shuttles run from the airports to downtown Chicago.
 
Campus Parking
Street parking is extremely limited in Hyde Park around the Laboratory Schools, especially on Friday afternoon. Alumni are encouraged to carpool or take shuttles or public transportation whenever practical.

After 4 p.m. on Friday and all day Saturday, parking on Kimbark in front of Judd Hall between 58th and 59th streets, is open to visitors. Please visit the links below to find out about other parking areas on the University of Chicago campus, should you wish to park prior to 4 p.m. on Friday, or in case the lot is full. 

Visitor Parking Rates and Information

Map of the University of Chicago with Parking Locations

Hotel Accomodations

Preferred Hotels

Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center
5225 South Harper Avenue
773-752-5300

Reservations can be made online or by calling 888-591-1234.
Block Group Code: GLABA
Room rate: $220/night.
Block cut-off date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

 

University of Chicago Quadrangle Club
1155 E 57th St
773-702-7221

Reservations can be made by calling 773-702-7221.
Block Group Code: Lab School
Room rate: $176 or $206/night, depending on room selection
Block cut-off date: Friday, September 29, 2017

 

Club Quarters Hotel - Wacker at Michigan
75 E Wacker Dr
312-357-6400

Reservations can be made online or by calling 312-357-6400.
Block Group Code: LA1013
Room rate: $172/night for a standard room
Block cut-off date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017