Travel Information & Logistics

COVID-19 GUIDELINES FOR VISITORS:

The University of Illinois at Chicago has issued the following guidelines for visitors to campus (see “COVID-19 University Events Guidance Overview”): https://vcha.uic.edu/about/vcha-initiatives/covid-19-university-events-form/

ON-LINE REGISTRATION:

This meeting will be a hybrid meeting. No registration necessary

AIRPORT INFORMATION:

Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) – 18 miles from UIC
Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) – 8 miles from UIC

HOTEL INFORMATION:

The recommended hotel for this meeting is the Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC. Map showing locations of hotel, Illinois Medical District “L” stop, and meeting venue (click to enlarge):

Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC
625 South Ashland Avenue at W. Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
312-491-1234

TRANSPORTATION TO AIRPORT AND HOTEL:

Airport-to-Hotel Transportation:

Uber or taxi from/to Chicago O’Hare Airport to hotel = $35-$40.
Another option is to take the “L” – see below.

Chicago Subway (also known as the “L” or “CTA Train”):

From Airport to hotel: from Chicago O’Hare Airport station (the station is in the airport), take the BLUE line to the “Illinois Medical District” stop which is a short walk (10 min) to the Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC hotel and a short walk to/from the College of Medicine Research Building (COMRB). See downtown area L map below (click to enlarge).  Also see map above.

For more information on the L (maps, schedules, instructions, etc.) see here: http://www.transitchicago.com/

 

UIC CAMPUS MAPS (click to enlarge):

NOTE to IAB members:

Please bring a portable computer or tablet to this meeting to provide real-time, on-line project feedback via the NSF LIFE forms. Smartphones will also work (iPhone, Android, etc.) but it may be more difficult to enter data. Wireless internet will be available during the entire meeting.

To view meeting LIFE forms, see here: iucrc.com