Visiting Team Guide


Facility Locations

Gerald Ratner Athletics Center
5530 South Ellis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Telephone: 773-702-3871
Fax: 773-702-6517
Henry Crown Field House
5550 South University Avenue
Chicago, IL 60637
Telephone: 773-753-4949
 
Stagg Field
56th Street and Cottage Grove Ave.
(Enter on 56th just east of
Cottage Grove Avenue)
 

Game Locations

Football/Soccer - Stagg Field (56th Street between Cottage Grove and Ingleside)
Baseball - J. Kyle Anderson Field (55th Street and Drexel Avenue)
Basketball/Volleyball/Wrestling - Ratner Athletics Center (5530 South Ellis Avenue)
Swimming - Myers-McLoraine Swimming Pool, Ratner Athletics Center (5530 South Ellis Avenue)
Softball - Stagg Field complex (56th Street between Cottage Grove and Ellis)
Tennis - Stagg Field Courts (56th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue)
Indoor Track & Field - Henry Crown Field House (5550 S. University Avenue)
Outdoor Track & Field - Haydon Track (56th Street between Cottage Grove and Ingleside)
Cross Country - Montrose Harbor


Lodging & Accommodations

Hyatt Place Chicago South
5225 S. Harper Ave.
Chicago, IL 60615
Website: http://www.chicagosouthuniversity.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
Sales Contact: Henry Overton, 773-420-2620

Midway Hotel Center
6520 S. Cicero Ave.
Chicago, IL 60638
Website: http://www.midwayhotelcenter.com/

Group sales manager for the Midway Hotel Center:
Jen Mader
Cluster Sales Manager
Jennifer.mader@whitelodging.com
708-552-9653

Visitors can also view the UChicago Accommodations page:

http://finserv.uchicago.edu/purchasing/travel/chicagohotelsprograms.shtml

Admissions Charge

Most of the athletic events are free of charge with the exception of special tournaments and the following charges apply for football and basketball games: $5 — Adult, $3 — Adult with Campus Card, $2 — Students (ages 5-18), Free — Child under 5, Free — UChicago students.


Transportation

     
Rental Vans      
Ace Rental
(15 passenger vans)
800-323-3221
Holiday Truck and Car
(15 passengers vans)
847-296-7800 / 708-749-7800
Enterprise Rent-A-Car
(15 passenger vans)
773-288-0500
 
Rental Buses with Driver      
Windy City Limousine & Bus Company
847-916-9300
Odyssey Transportation
630-286-9900
 

 
 
Private Livery Services  (Call for specific prices)

Smart Cars Inc.
847-299-3600

Fellowship Fleet
312-922-5037

Windy City Limousine & Bus Company
847-916-9300

Crown Chauffeured Transportation
847-803-0000

Pontarelli Companies
312-361-4111

Chicago Private Cars
773-594-9021


Taxis to/from the Airports      
Yellow/Checker Cabs
312-829-4222
 
To/from O'Hare: $40-$45
To/from Midway: $15-$20
Tip not included
   
Airport Shuttle Service
     

Omega Airport Shuttle
773-483-6634
www.omegashuttle.com

 

Go Airport Express
Call 800-284-3826
Mention discount code "UofC"

To/from Midway Airport:
$16 (one way)
by reservation only,
24 hours advance
To/from O'Hare Airport:
$21 (one way)
 
 
 
Trains
     
Amtrack
www.amtrak.com
312-558-1075
1-800-872-7245
Metra
www.metrarail.com
312-836-7000
 
   
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)     
www.transitchicago.com
312-836-7000
888-968-7282
     

Parking

  • Parking is available in any UChicago parking lot, including the large Ellis Avenue Parking Garage located on the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Ave. There is an hourly fee for parking in the garage.
  • Buses should not be parked and left running near the Henry Crown Field House or the Ratner Athletics Center. Buses should be parked at Washington Park which is just west of Stagg Field (take 55th St. west past Cottage Grove Ave.)
  • Temporary, drop-off parking at Stagg Field for visiting team vehicles is available at the double wooden gate entrance on 56th St. just east of Cottage Grove Ave. Parking for other vehicles must be on 55th, 56th or adjacent side streets. No vehicles are permitted within the Stagg Field complex.
  • For more parking info, click here

Restaurants

     
Pizza/Italian      
Pizza Capri
1501 E. 53rd St.
773-324-7777
Giordano's
5311 S. Blackstone
773-947-0200
Medici
1327 E. 57th St.
773-667-7394
A10
1462 E. 53rd St.
773-494-1175
Leona's
1236 E. 53rd St.
773-363-2600
Piccolo Mondo
1642 E. 56th St.
773-643-1106
Polka Catering
773-221-0395
 

Mexican   Greek
 
Hyde Park Taco Station
5300 S. Dorchester Ave.
773-891-1118
 

Solonica
1440 E. 57th St.
773-752-3899

 
American      
Mellow Yellow
1508 E. 53rd St.
773-667-2000

Valois
1518 E. 53rd St.
773-667-0647

Original Pancake House
1358 E. 47th St.
773-288-2322

The Sit Down Café
1312 E. 53rd St.
773-324-3700


     
Asian      

Noodles Etc.
1333 E. 57th St.
773-684-2801

Snail Thai Cusine
1649 E. 55th St.
773-667-5423

Shinju Sushi
1375 E. 53rd St.
773-966-6669

Kikuya
1601 E. 55th St.
773-667-3727

Chant
1509 E. 53rd St.
773-324-1999

Thai 55
1607 E. 55th St.
773-363-7119

Rajun Cajun
1459 E. 53rd St.
773-955-1145

Siam Thai
1639 E. 55th St.
773-324-9296

Middle Eastern      
Cedars Mediterranean
Kitchen
1206 E. 53rd St.
773-324-622
Nile Restaurant
1611 E. 55th St.
773-324-9499
   
Fast Food      
Boston Market
1424 E. 53rd St.
773-288-2600
Harold's Chicken
1208 E. 53rd St.
773-752-9260
Pockets
1307 E. 53rd St.
773-667-2000
McDonald's
5200 S. Lake Park
773-288-2161
Subway
1449 E. 57th St.
773-241-7827
Potbelly
5428 S. Lake Park
773-493-0129
Z&H
1323 E. 57th St.
773-538-7372
Jimmy John's
1519 E. 55th St.
773-241-5190

Five Guys
1456 E. 53rd St.
773-363-6090

Chipotle
1522 E. 53rd St.
773-347-0008

 

 
On Campus      
Reynolds Club
5706 S. University Ave.
773-834-1018
Bartlett Commons
5640 S. University Ave.
773-834-8450
Hospital Food Court
5758 S. Maryland Ave.
773-834-7261
Seven Ten
1055 E. 55th St.
773-347-2695
Cathey Commons
6025 S. Ellis Ave.
773-702-1600 
Baker Commons
5500 S. University Ave.
773-702-1600 
   
Near Midway Airport      
TGI Fridays
4801 W. 63rd St.
773-767-1896
Orlando's
4235 W. 63rd St.
773-735-0554
Dempsey's
6520 S. Cicero
708-594-9500
Olive Garden
4801 W. 77th
708-636-9555
Giordano's
6314 S. Cicero Ave.
773-585-6100
     

Auxiliary Services

ATM Service      
Citibank Illinois
5812 S. Ellis Ave.
(1st floor UChicago Hospital)
Reynolds Club
5706 S. University Ave.
(Lower level)
Hyde Park Bank (off campus)
1525 E. 53rd Street
(24 hours)
Office Services Travel Agencies
FedEx Kinkos
1315 E. 57th St.
773-643-2424
(24 hours)
Tower Travel
866-625-6491 or 630-928-7148
http://travel.uchicago.edu/onlinebooking
Shopping Center Postal Services
Hyde Park Shopping Center
55th Street and Lake Park Ave.
Lake Park Station Post Office
(In Hyde Park Shooping Center)
1510 E. 55th Street
773-324-0363

Special Requests

The following are available by advance request: practice times, locker rooms, towels, meeting rooms, etc.
Call Oscar Martinez, Facilities Manager, at 773-702-3407.


Sports Medicine

Athletic Trainers
Mary Wisniewski 773-753-4708
Gregory Nordlund 773-702-1048
Michael Sommer 773-702-3882
Meghan Lockerby 773-702-3875

  • We will be happy to assist with taping or treatments if necessary. If an athletic trainer does not accompany the team, please inform us of this prior to the event and provide the necessary supplies.
  • The following modalities are available: cold/warm whirlpool, hydro collator, ultrasound, electrical stimulation.
  • A written prescription for any treatment requiring the use of a modality must be provided.
  • Equipment provided at site includes: water, cups, towels, ice bags, splints and crutches.
  • There will be a certified athletic trainer at all contests; our team physician (or associate) will be on call; emergency transport can be summoned immediately.
ER and Physicians
ER Medical Center: 773-702-6250
Medical Center Page: 773-702-6800
Student Care Center: 773-702-4156
  Available for medical advice: Mon.-Fri. 8 AM - 4 PM; Sat. 8 AM - 11 AM
Dr. Bruce Reider
Dr. Holly Benjamin
Campus Police: 773-702-8181
City Police: (from campus phone dial 9-911)