Getting here

Driving Directions

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 on Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue.

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 on Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue.

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 on Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue.

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 on Fullerton Avenue and Sheffield Avenue.

Visitor Parking

Clifton Parking Deck - 2330 N. Clifton Ave.

Discounted parking is available if a validated ticket is presented to the attendant.

By Public Transportation

CTA Trains

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) to Sheffield Avenue. 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.

Buses

Bus routes interconnect throughout the city. Several buses stop very near the Lincoln Park Campus. 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

By Bike

Divvy

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. For more information and pricing, please visit divvybikes.com.‚Äč

Accommodations

Hotels

We have secured special rates for MidCamp attendees at several nearby hotels.

Days Inn Chicago, 644 W. Diversey Pkwy. (1.1 mi)

A limited number of single full bed and double full bed rooms are available at a discounted rate through March 1. Call the hotel at (773) 525-7010, ext. 0 — not ext. 291 as the prompt would suggest — and ask for the MidCamp/DePaul rate, group code CGMIDC. For more information about this property, please visit daysinnchicago.net. Standard rates apply when the block is sold out, or after March 1.

City Suites Hotel, 933 W. Belmont Ave. (1.2 mi)

MidCamp attendees receive 15% off standard rates when using the rate/corp code “MidCamp”. The code works for both online and phone reservations. For more information about this property, please visit chicagocitysuites.com. Subject to availability.

The Willows Hotel, 555 W. Surf St. (1.3 mi)

MidCamp attendees receive 15% off standard rates when using the rate/corp code “MidCamp”. The code works for both online and phone reservations. For more information about this property, please visit willowshotelchicago.com. Subject to availability.

Majestic Hotel Chicago, 528 W. Brompton Ave. (2.4 mi)

MidCamp attendees receive 15% off standard rates when using the rate/corp code “MidCamp”. The code works for both online and phone reservations. For more information about this property, please visit majestic-chicago.com. Subject to availability.

Shared Lodging

In addition to the hotels listed above, shared rooms provide an affordable alternative.

  • Chicago Getaway Hostel. 616 W Arlington Pl. (0.7 mi). $25-$30 for shared rooms when asking for the DePaul rate. getawayhostel.com
  • Freehand Chicago. 19 E. Ohio. (3 mi, 13 minutes via CTA Red Line). $35-$40/person in quads (coed or female) for non-Chicago residents. thefreehand.com/chicago/rooms
  • Airbnb. Hundreds of affordable options to choose from in the area. airbnb.com

For additional options, view DePaul’s interactive Google map for suggested hotel locations.