Campus Overview

Mies Campus

Downtown Campus and Institute of Design

 

Rice Campus

 

Directions

Getting to Mies Campus

Airports

Illinois Institute of Technology and Chicago are served by O’Hare International Airport and Midway International Airport. Public and private transportation is available from the airports to downtown Chicago and the university campuses.

Train

Metra Rail Rock Island District line to 35th Street/Lou Jones/Bronzeville station.

Other commuter railroad lines to Union and Northwestern train stations (both off Canal Street), then public transportation, taxi, or IIT shuttle bus from the Downtown Campus at 565 West Adams Street to Mies Campus.

Bus

To Greyhound or Continental Trailways terminal, then taxi or public transportation to the university.

Public Transportation

  1. CTA Red Line (Howard-Dan Ryan) to 35th Street Station.
  2. CTA Green Line (Lake-Englewood-Jackson Park) to 35-Bronzeville-IIT station.
  3. CTA bus lines with stops on State Street (#29) or Michigan Avenue (#35).

Automobile

From 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, on the east side of State Street.

From 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.

Parking

Pay station parking is available to all visitors and is located in designated lots on State Street between 31st and 35th streets. 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 web.iit.edu/acaps/parking. Please call the parking administrator at 312.567.8968 if you need assistance in finding parking.