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Directions to Campus

The campus is near the geographic center of metropolitan Chicago and is easily accessible by air, rail or automobile. O'Hare International Airport is six miles northeast of the College. A regular Metra commuter train originates in downtown Chicago, at Ogilvie Transportation Center, and stops two blocks from campus. Several interstate highways converge at or near the City of Elmhurst.

Directions to campus:

From the North
From the South
From the East
From the West

Public Transportation Options

Directions to Elmhurst College

From the North

  • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) south
  • Exit at 1-290 West, Ill. 64-North Avenue
  • Exit again immediately at Ill. 64-North Avenue
  • Go west 1.5 miles to Maple Avenue, turn left
  • Follow Maple Avenue one-half mile across railroad tracks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn right at Alexander, then right into the campus parking lot


From the South

  • Take Interstate 294 (Tri-State Tollway) north
  • Travel past the Cermak Road plaza
  • Follow signs for I-290 West to Ill.64 (North Avenue)
  • Go north on I-290 to St. Charles Road
  • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot 

 

From the East

  • Take Interstate 290 (Eisenhower Expressway) west
  • Follow signs for I-290 West-Rockford
  • Exit at westbound St. Charles Road, just west of I-294
  • Travel west on St. Charles past York Road to Prospect
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot


From the West

  • Take Interstate 88 (Reagan Memorial Tollway) east
  • Travel past the Oak Brook exit to Interstate 294
  • Exit at York Road
  • Travel north on York to St. Charles Road, turn left
  • Travel west on St. Charles to Prospect Avenue
  • Turn right onto Prospect for two long blocks to Alexander Boulevard
  • Turn left, then right into the parking lot

 
 
 
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Elmhurst College • 190 Prospect Avenue • Elmhurst, Illinois 60126-3296 • main number (630) 279-4100 or (630) 617-3500
Undergraduate Admission • (630) 617-3400 • (800) 697-1871 • admit@elmhurst.edu
Graduate & Adult Admission • (630) 617-3300 • (800) 581-4723 • oaga@elmhurst.edu
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