Local Information

Hyatt Place Chicago-South:

(773) 752-5300
5225 South Harper Avenue
Chicago IL 60615

University of Chicago visitors’:  code ‘unch’  (15% discount)

Hostelling International Chicago

This large hostel is located in down-town Chicago at Congress and Wabash. Room rates start at $34 a night, with free breakfast.

Budget-minded participants might also want to consider options like Airbnb and Couchsurfing.


The Hyde Park Hyatt is a short walk from campus. Hostelling International Chicago is one block from the Metra train station at Michigan Ave. and Van Buren Street. The train ride is about 15 minutes to the 59th Street Station on the campus of University of Chicago. See the transportation map.

Parking on campus: Street parking is free in Hyde Park, but campus parking is also available.


Maps of the campus of The University of Chicago and nearby locations can be found here.