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The Summer School will be at North Park University in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago. Dormitory housing will be available on site, and meals will be served on site as well: meal plans are included in registration costs, and the registration form includes options for housing as well. Please register and request housing as needed, as we cannot guarantee either meals or housing for anyone not registered prior to the event.
One urgent update is a precise location on campus, it is still North Park University, but the address that is closest to main area for the Summer School & Convention is below. Please plan your trip accordingly, the event is on the southern side of the campus.
5000 North Spaulding Ave (at the intersection with Argyle Street)
Chicago, Il 60625 (see map below)
North Park University is alcohol-free throughout the campus and in all buildings and dorm facilities.
Anderson Hall Parking Lot, 5000 N. Spaulding
Argyle & Kedzie Parking Lot, 5025 N. Kedzie
Registration in Magnuson Campus Center starting at 4pm
Registration in Magnuson Campus Center starting at 9am-10am
Please check in at the registration desk for room assignments and keys.
From the North
Take I-94 eastbound (Edens Expressway) to the Cicero (to Foster) exit. Take Cicero south to Foster Avenue, turn east (left) on Foster and continue to the 3200 block, about two miles. The campus is on the south (right) side of Foster.
From the South
Take I-94 westbound (Dan Ryan Expressway) and proceed northwest on I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway). Exit at Kimball Avenue. Travel north (right) on Kimball, about two miles, to Foster Avenue and turn east (right). Proceed two blocks, and the campus is on the right (south) side of Foster.
From the West (or from O’Hare Airport)
Take I-90/94 eastbound (Kennedy Expressway) to the Austin (to Foster) exit. At the end of the exit ramp, turn east (left) and follow the curve to reach Foster. Turn east (left) on Foster and continue to the 3200 block, about three miles. The campus is on the right (south) side of Foster.
From the East
Take Lake Shore Drive (from either direction) to the Foster Avenue exit. Travel west on Foster and continue to Kedzie Avenue, about three miles. The campus is on the left (south) side of Foster.
From Public Transportation
We are located on Foster Avenue between Kimball and Kedzie avenues, and easily accessible via public transit. To plan your trip using the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), visit www.transitchicago.com.
We are served by the Foster (92) and Kimball (82) buses, and the California/Dodge (93) bus also stops at the corner of Foster and Kedzie.
Our campus is located six blocks north of the Kedzie Brown Line ‘L’ stop, or four blocks north and one block east of the Kimball Brown Line ‘L’ station at the corner of Kimball and Lawrence avenues.