Loyola University Chicago

Orientation

Maps & Directions

Wondering how to get to Orientation?

We know you're going to have a great time at Orientation, but you have to get here first! Plan ahead and check out these valuable resources below:

Campus Maps

Driving Directions

Below are driving directions to our Lake Shore Campus. You may also use Google Maps or MapQuest to get directions. The Lake Shore Campus is located at 1032 W. Sheridan Road. If you plan to take public transportation, we suggest using the CTA Trip Planner.

FROM O'HARE AIRPORT

Take I-190 East to Chicago. Merge onto I-90 East to Chicago. Take I-90 East to the Lawrence Avenue exit. Take a left on Lawrence going east until you reach Broadway Street. Proceed about 1 mile and turn left on Rosemont Avenue. Turn left onto Kenmore Avenue and follow onto campus and proceed to the parking facility. Once parked, Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall. Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

FROM MIDWAY AIRPORT

Take Cicero Avenue north until you reach I-55. Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to Kenmore Avenue and turn right, onto campus. Proceed to the parking facility. Once parked, Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall. Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

FROM I-80, I-55 AND THE SOUTHWEST

Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to Kenmore Avenue and turn right, onto campus. Proceed to the parking facility. Once parked, Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall.Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

FROM I-88 AND THE WEST

Take I-88 East to Chicago. Take the exit for I-294 West north to Wisconsin. Take the exit for I-90 East to Chicago. Take I-90 east to the Lawrence Avenue Exit. Take a left on Lawrence going east until you reach Broadway Street. Proceed about 1 mile and turn left on Rosemont Avenue. Turn left onto Kenmore Avenue and follow onto campus and proceed to the parking facility. Once parked,Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall. Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

FROM I-94 AND THE SOUTH/SOUTHEAST

Please note that the southern section of the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94) through the city will be under construction and will cause delays. Allow extra travel time, especially during morning and afternoon rush hour times. Please follow the detour signs and exit onto Stony Island Drive from the Chicago Skyway. Take the exit for I-55 North into downtown Chicago. Take the Lake Shore Drive exit; continue on Lake Shore Drive going north until you reach Sheridan Road where Lake Shore Drive ends. Turn right onto Sheridan Road and continue to Kenmore Avenue and turn right, onto campus. Proceed to the parking facility. Once parked, Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall. Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

FROM I-94 AND THE NORTH

Take I-94 East south to Chicago. Take the exit for Touhy Avenue East. To stay on Touhy, bear right once you cross Ridge Road, continue on Touhy Avenue until you reach Sheridan Road. Take a right on Sheridan Road. Continue on Sheridan Road to the Devon/Broadway/Sheridan intersection and turn left. Turn right on Winthrop Avenue. At the first stop sign, turn left on Rosemont Avenue. Turn left again onto Kenmore Avenue at the first stop sign and follow onto campus and proceed to the parking facility. Once parked, Freshmen students should follow the directional signs to Simpson Hall.Transfer students should follow the signs to a TBD location.

Parking

The Parking Structure (P on the map) is located at the corner of Sheridan Road and Winthrop Avenue (the entrance to this structure is off the campus drive, accessed from the light at Sheridan Road and Kenmore Avenue). Upon checking in at orientation, you can request a parking validation.