Getting Around UChicago

Learn to navigate the UChicago campus with the following maps and transportation systems.

Maps

University and Public Transportation

  • The University provides free shuttles that travel on and around the greater campus area as part of the UGo shuttle program. The UGo shuttles run year-round, except on University-observed holidays.
  • Several Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) buses serve the UChicago campus. Students, faculty, and staff, and University of Chicago Medicine staff, ride CTA routes 171 and 172 free upon displaying a valid University ID.

Parking

The University provides a variety of parking options to students, faculty, staff, and visitors.

Bicycling and Alternate Transportation

  • The Campus Bike Rack Map provides a comprehensive list of bike rack locations around campus.
  • Divvy, the city of Chicago’s bike share program, offers a discounted annual membership to UChicago students, faculty, and staff.
  • To help reduce the number of single-occupancy vehicles on campus, the University offers a car pool program. To qualify as a car pool, there must be a minimum of two qualified participants.
  • UChicago offers a car-sharing program through Zipcar so that members of the University can have occasional access to a car.

Transportation for Injured or Disabled Students

  • Injured students can request transportation on campus for classes, meals, appointments, and other University-related activities between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.
  • The University also provides Dial-A-Ride, a complimentary curb-to-curb transportation service for students with long-term limited mobility.