Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

Make plans now to return to campus for Alumni Weekend: May 31–June 3, 2018

Suggested hotels

Exclusive hotel blocks have been reserved at the following establishments for your convenience. When making your reservation, please mention the block name listed below to receive the Alumni Weekend rate.

Club Quarters Hotel, Wacker at Michigan  SOLD OUT

75 E. Wacker Dr.
Reservations can be made online, by calling 203.905.2100, or emailing
Group code: SOLD OUT
Room rate: $195/ single; $195/ double
Block cut-off date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Hyatt Place Chicago–South/University Medical Center

5225 S. Harper Ave.
Reservations can be made by calling 888.591.1234.
Group name: UChicago Alumni 2018
Room rate: $439/room (Hyatt Place does not guarantee specific room type availability; requests will be accommodated to the best of the hotel’s ability.)
Block cut-off date: Thursday, May 3, 2018

La Quinta Inns & Suites Chicago Lake Shore

4900A S. Lake Shore Dr.
Reservations can be made by calling 773.324.3000.
Group name: University of Chicago Alumni Weekend
Room rate: $250 (King or Double/Double)
Block cut-off date: Monday, April 16, 2018
La Quinta Inns & Suites offers a full hot breakfast, free parking, and a regular shuttle to the University of Chicago campus. Please direct inquiries about these services to the hotel customer service representative when making your reservations.

For all suggested hotels, please note:

  • Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability.

  • Accommodation reservations and cancellations are the sole responsibility of the individual.

  • Room rates are quoted exclusive of applicable state and local taxes. Cancellations are subject to hotel policy.

Transportation and Parking

There are many options for transportation and parking on campus. Learn more at the University’s transportation page.

All UChicaGO shuttles and CTA routes that serve campus and the surrounding area can be tracked online, on a mobile device, or on one of the monitors located in several buildings around campus. Download the TransLoc app through iTunes or the Google Play Store.

Alumni Weekend shuttle service

In addition to the existing UChicaGO shuttles, complimentary Alumni Weekend shuttles will be provided around campus and to and from the suggested Hyde Park and downtown hotels throughout Alumni Weekend. Shuttle service maps and schedules will be provided online in the spring and at Alumni Weekend.

All campus buses and shuttles are ADA accessible.

Child Care

All guests are responsible for organizing their own child-care needs. The University assumes no liability or responsibility for outside child-care services.

Campus and Hyde Park


Maps of Chicago, Hyde Park, and campus are available at This site includes driving directions, taxi options, and details on campus buildings.


There are many dining options on campus and throughout the Hyde Park neighborhood–revisit old favorites and explore several new restaurants on 53rd Street. Learn more at the University’s Neighborhood Guide.

Sweet Home Chicago

Spring is a great time in Chicago! Visit Choose Chicago for more information regarding additional Chicago area events and attractions.

The University of Chicago


Call: 800.955.0065

Alumni Resources