Getting to the DePaul Lincoln Park Campus Student Center
From the north and northwest
From the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94) exit at Fullerton Avenue and turn left (east.) The Lincoln Park Campus is about two miles from the expressway at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Ave
From the west
From the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), turn onto the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94) heading toward Wisconsin. From the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94) exit at Fullerton Avenue and turn right (east.) The Lincoln Park Campus is about two miles from the expressway at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 North Sheffield Ave.
From the south
From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/I-94) continue as the expressway becomes the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/I-94). Exit at Fullerton Avenue and turn right (east.) The Lincoln Park Campus is about two miles from the expressway at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Ave.
From Lake Shore Drive (north or south)
Exit Lake Shore Drive at Fullerton Avenue. Head west for about three miles. The Lincoln Park Campus is located at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Ave.
Clifton Parking Deck - 2330 N. Clifton Ave.
Discounted ($5) parking is available with a validated ticket, which you can get at the Student Center front desk, in the middle of the first floor.
By Public Transportation
Ventra accepts standard contactless payments for fares right at the turnstile or bus reader, from mobile wallets/Pay apps and contactless bankcards. If you have a phone, watch or other device with Apple/Google/Samsung/Fitbit Pay set up, you can use it directly for a Pay-as-you-go fare instead of needing to get a card or ticket from us first!
Three rapid transit train lines service the Lincoln Park area and DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus. Exit at the Fullerton station. After coming down the steps, turn left (west). A Whole Foods will be on your left. Walk to Sheffield Avenue. Turn left (south) and walk down Sheffield Avenue. The entrance to the Student Center is at the corner of Sheffield Avenue and Belden Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Avenue. Walking directions from the Fullerton station to the Lincoln Park Student Center.
These are the train lines servicing the Lincoln Park Campus:
- Howard and 95th/Dan Ryan (Red)
- Linden (Evanston)/Loop (Purple)
- Kimball/Loop (Brown)
You may transfer to these lines from all other train lines in most downtown stations.
Fullerton Station (photo courtesy of Google Maps)
Bus routes interconnect throughout the city. Several buses stop very near the Lincoln Park Campus Student Center at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Ave. All routes are subject to change by the CTA. You may reach the CTA at (312) 836-7000 or (800) 972-7000, or for TDD (Hearing Impaired), call (312) 836-4949. For more information, visit transitchicago.com. These are the bus lines servicing the Lincoln Park Campus:
- #74 Fullerton Avenue
- #11 Lincoln Avenue
- #8 Halsted Street
Divvy is Chicago's bike sharing system, with thousands of bikes and hundreds of stations throughout the city. Several Divvy stations are located near DePaul's Lincoln Park Campus Student Center at the corner of Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue at 2250 N Sheffield Ave. For more information and pricing, please visit divvybikes.com.
We have secured special rates for MidCamp attendees at the following nearby hotel:
Hotel Versey (formerly Days Inn by Wyndham), 644 W. Diversey Pkwy. (1.1 mi)
A limited number of single queen bed rooms are available at a discounted rate of $94 per night through February 17, 2020. To book, either visit the Hotel Versey booking site for this special rate, or call the hotel at (773) 525-7010 and ask for the MidCamp 2020 rate, group code 031720MID. For more information about this property, please visit the Hotel Versey website. Standard rates apply when the block is sold out, or after February 17.
In addition to the hotel above, shared rooms provide an affordable alternative:
- Chicago Getaway Hostel. 616 W Arlington Pl. (0.7 mi). Various shared room options starting at $30.50 per person. getawayhostel.com
- Freehand Chicago. 19 E. Ohio. (3 mi, 13 minutes via CTA Red Line). Various shared room options starting at $25 per person $35-$40/person in quads for non-Chicago residents. thefreehand.com/chicago/rooms
- Airbnb. Hundreds of affordable options to choose from in the area. airbnb.com