The main campus is located on a magnificent 760-acre wooded landscape with several lakes and natural trails. The university is well integrated with its natural surroundings.
Whether you're sitting next to the pond for a peaceful time of study or taking in the stunning diversity of plant and wild life, the view will take your breath away.
Located just 35 miles south of Chicago, Illinois, GSU is uniquely situated at the intersection of city neighborhoods, suburban villages, and rural towns. We are also less than 30 minutes from Northwest Indiana, Kankakee, and Joliet.
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GSU by Public Transportation
Getting to GSU by train is fast and convenient. Our main campus is located just across the street from the last stop on the Metra Electric Line. Students can walk to campus or catch a PACE or shuttle bus to the main entrance. Visit www.metrarail.com for train schedules.
GSU by Car
GSU is easily accessible from major highways I-57, 394, and Route 30. Driving time, it's 15 minutes from Chicago Heights, 40 minutes from Chicago; 20 minutes from Tinley Park, and 35 from Joliet, Kankakee, Palos Hills, and Gary.