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/Lacrosse - 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: https://chicagosouthuniversity.place.hyatt.com/
Sales Contact: Jody Freggens, 773-420-2610

Sophy Hyde Park
1411 East 53rd Street
Chicago, IL 60615
Website: http://sophyhotel.com/
Sales Contact: Jody Freggens, 773-420-2610

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:


Admissions Charge

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


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