Accommodation, Parking and Directions (710 South Halsted St., Student Center East Tower)
Dorm rooms for the Conference are located in the Student Residence Commons South building at UIC, 700 South Halsted Street. This building (SRCS) is located right next to the Student Center East Tower where all meetings are located. These two buildings are connected internally by a bridge on the second floor. The phone number at the Residence Hall Desk is: 312 355 6500.
Access to SRCS: To access the entrance to the residence building you will need to enter through the private drive. This private drive goes under an archway that leads to a small courtyard. The entrance to the private drive is located at 700 South Halsted Street across from the tennis courts and between West Harrison Street and West Polk Street (see photos below).
When you arrive in the courtyard the SRCS building will be on your left. The front of the building is a glass and brick atrium. When you enter the building, take the stairs or elevator to the second floor where you will see the building reception desk.
Please Note: The SRCS building and reception desk is only open till 12:00 am. After this time a security person will be on duty. If you arrive between 12:00am and 8 am, you will need to press the intercom button by the doors. This will alert the security person that someone is outside and they will come and let you in. Notify them that you are attending the ADPCA Conference and they will call someone to check you in.
Single occupancy dormitory room:
US $41 per person per night
Double occupancy dormitory room:
US $32 per person per night
Please note: Eight people share one large bathroom, regardless of occupancy.
A/C (both central and window A/C in all rooms)
Bedding, towel, wash cloth, bar soap, shampoo and conditioner
The building has a lounge with fridge/freezer and stove
Washing machines and dryers on each floor
State of the art sport center: $15/day (please pay with registration)
Lost Keys: The university charges $300 for any key not turned in at the time of departure.
Parking is available in the Halsted/Taylor Parking Structure (HLPS), directly across the street from Student Center East. Parking stickers and entrance cards will be available at the desk when you check at the Conference.
Lot 1 - Cashier Entrance: 760 W Taylor St. Daily Parking Stickers: $10.45 each purchased at the ADPCA Registration Desk. No in and out parking. Weekly Parking Pass (in and out parking): $62.00/week paid at registration or check in. This card will expire when you check out on Sunday.
Please pay for all parking with cash or check.
Lot 2 - Parking meters, 2 hours maximum Entrance: 2390 W. Polk St. Cost: $0.30/10 min
How to get there from O'Hare International Airport
By Car via I-90 E (About 30 minutes - 1 hour travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Get on I-90 East After 13.4 miles take exit 51 F-G for W Adams St Follow signs for West Adams Street and merge onto W Adams St/Historic U.S. 66 W Turn left onto S Halsted St
By Train (About 55 minute travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Take the CTA Bue Line toward Forest Park Get off at UIC-Halsted Walk about 7 min. (0.3 miles) south to 700 South Halsted Street Entrance is located right next to the Jane Addams Hull House Museum. Cost:$5 Ventra ticket/card can be bought at O’Hare By Taxi (About 30 minutes - 1 hour travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Cost: about $40 + tip
How to get there from Midway International Airport
By Car via I-90 E (About 30 minutes - 1 hour travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Get on I-55 N/Stevenson Expy to Chicago After 4.4 miles take exit 292A to merge onto I-90 W/I-94 W toward W Ryan Expy/Wisconsin After 2 miles take exit 52B for Roosevelt Rd toward Taylor St Turn left onto W Roosevelt Rd Turn right onto S Halsted St
By Train (About 55 minute travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Take the CTA Orange Line toward the Loop Get off at UIC-Halsted (6 stops) Walk about 1 minute to Halsted Orange Line Station Get on CTA Bus #8 toward Waveland/Broadway Get off at Halsted & Polk. Walk about 66 feet to destination Entrance is located right next to the Jane Addams Hull House Museum. Cost:$4.50 ($2.25 for Orange Line + $2.25 for bus fare)
By Taxi (About 30 minutes - 1 hour travel time depending on traffic/time of day) Cost: about $30+ tip