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We are in the heart of Chicago’s Southland near I-57, a major north-south route, and I-80, the region’s major east-west route. The campus is a 37-mile drive from downtown Chicago and 35 minutes from Joliet, Kankakee and Gary.
METRA Electric Line - from Chicago's Randolph Street Station to the University Park station with stops in between. From there, it's less than a mile walk across to the main entrance. The university also provides a free shuttle bus service from the station to our front door.
Visit METRA’s website for and search METRA Electric rail schedules to and from the University Park station.
Regional PACE bus – service to from surrounding communities and the University Park Metra station to the university's main entrance.
Visit the PACE website for full schedule details.
For air travelers – Chicago is served by two airports, O’Hare and Midway. Both are easy trips via expressways and toll ways.
Regional Map (printable PDF)
Campus Map (printable PDF)
NOTICE OF TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
As part of the University Parkway Reconstruction Stage I Project from Cicero Ave to Governors Highway on University Parkway will be closed at 10:00pm on Monday, July 20, 2015 and reopened at 6:00am Tuesday, July 21, 2015.
Road Construction Will Improve Access and Connect GSU to Interstate 57
Construction has begun to widen the section of Stuenkel Road between Cicero Ave. and Governors Highway.
The new construction is part of a larger project that will include the East/West section of University Parkway on the northern edge of campus and will eventually extend University Parkway/Stuenkel Road all the way to the new interchange currently under construction on I-57.
According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, motorists can expect delays and should allow extra time for trips through this area. Drivers are urged to pay close attention to flaggers and signs in the work zones, obey the posted speed limits and be on the alert for workers and equipment.
While it is expected that the road will remain open during construction, drivers coming from the north and west via Cicero may wish to avoid the construction by taking Sauk Trail east from Cicero to Governors Highway and then turn right and proceed south to Stuenkel Road.
The full project is expected to be completed in 2016 and will eventually make GSU more easily accessible to motorists.
Click here for the official IDOT information on the construction.
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2000 Fifth Avenue
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16333 S. Kilbourn Ave.
Oak Forest, IL 60452
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100 W. Randolph Street
Chicago IL 60601