Main Campus Directions
3300 South Federal Street
Chicago, Illinois 60616-3793
From the North:
Dan Ryan Expressway east to 31st Street exit, continue south to 33rd Street, turn left (east). Metered parking is located along Federal Street north and south of 33rd Street, and in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Lot A4) at 32nd Street and State Street.
From the South:
Dan Ryan Expressway west to 35th Street exit, continue north to 33rd Street, turn right (east). Metered parking is located along Federal Street north and south of 33rd Street, and in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Lot A4) located at 32nd Street and State Street, on the east side of State Street.
From Lake Shore Drive:
Exit at 31st Street, go inland (west) to State Street, turn left (south). Metered parking is available in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Lot A4) located at 32nd Street and State Street, on the east side of State Street.
IIT and Chicago are served by O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport. Public transportation is available from O'Hare and Midway airports, and limousine or taxi will take you from all airports to IIT's campus. Check out the City of Chicago's Airport System Home Page for more information.
Amtrak and Metra commuter rail trains run to Union Station, with additional Metra commuter trains running to Ogilvie Transportation Center. From these stations, take CTA's public transportation or a taxi to IIT's Main Campus.
A new Metra station at 35th St. (April 2011) serves the Rock Island Line.
Read more about the opening of the Lovana S. "Lou" Jones station.
To Greyhound or Continental Trailways terminal, then taxi or public transportation to IIT.
- CTA Red Line (Howard-95th/Dan Ryan) to Sox-35th station
- CTA Green Line (Ashland-63rd or 63rd-Cottage Grove) to 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station
- CTA Bus lines with stops on Main Campus (#29-State, #35-35th, #24-Wentworth, #4-Cottage Grove)
Visit the CTA website for schedules and bus routes.
CTA RED LINE SOUTH CONSTRUCTION NOTICE
Beginning May 19, 2013, and lasting approximately 5 months, the CTA will rebuild the entire south Red Line, from Cermak-Chinatown to 95th/Dan Ryan. This affects Red Line travel to the Sox-35th station that serves IIT Main Campus.
Red Line trains south of Roosevelt will operate over the Green Line elevated tracks to Ashland-63rd. Exit the 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station for Main Campus.
Northbound Red Line trains will operate over the Green Line tracks from Ashland-63rd, switching back to the Red Line subway at Roosevelt. Northbound riders should exit the 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station for Main Campus.
During construction, CTA will offer extensive alternate service.
Metered parking is available to all visitors, and is located along Federal Street north and south of 33rd Street, and in the Visitor's Parking Lot (Lot A4) located at 32nd Street and State Street, on the east side of State Street. Special event parking may be available in other parking lots on campus. Please contact the Access, Card, and Parking Services Office for more details on parking, or visit the parking web page for current parking locations at www.iit.edu/~parking. Please call the parking administrator at 312.567.8968 if you need assistance in finding parking.