Northeastern Illinois University - El Centro Campus
3119 North Pulaski Road
(One block south of Belmont Ave.)
Chicago, IL 60641-5667
Hours of Operation
Monday-Friday 8:30am-9:30pm, Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm
Computer Labs (Rm 105 & 121) - Monday-Friday 8:30am-9:45pm, Saturday 8:00am-4:45pm
*Except when computer classes are in session. See schedule of classes for details.
Learning Commons (Rm 124- Library and tutoring Support)
How to Reach Us
Driving Directions From The Main Campus
Approximately four miles south of the main campus
Head south on N St Louis Ave. Turn right at W Foster Ave
Turn left at Pulaski Rd., go South for approximately four miles.
From the Chicago Loop Using Public Transportation
Take the Blue Line train to Belmont Ave., and transfer to the CTA bus going West on Belmont Ave. Get off at the Pulaski Rd. stop and walk one block south.
The map below indicates major arteries and streets adjacent to the campus.
From the North
Take I-94 East and merge onto I-90 Proceed on to I-90 and exit on Irving Park/Pulaski exit (44B). Turn Right on Pulaski Rd. and head south for about a mile and a half.
From the West
Take I-88 East to I-290 East, to I-94 West and merge onto I-90. Proceed on I-90 and exit on Belmont Ave. exit (45C). Turn left on Belmont Ave. and proceed towards Pulaski Rd. Turn Left and head south on Pulaski Rd.
From the South
Take I-55 North and merge onto I-90 West. Exit on Belmont Ave. exit (45C). Turn Left on Belmont and proceed towards Pulaski Rd. Turn left and head one block south on Pulaski Rd.
ASPIRA Inc. of Illinois Parking Lots
NEIU students, faculty, and staff with a valid NEIU Level 2 Parking Permit may park in the ASPIRA parking lots: (A) the north end of the building, (B) Barry street, or (C) Belmont and Pulaski road) on weekdays between the hours of 4pm-10pm and Saturday 8am-5pm. These lots are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Cars without a valid NEIU Parking Permit will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.
NEIU Parking Lot - St. Joseph’s Village - 4021 W. Belmont
Northeastern Illinois University-El Centro has 40 parking spaces available for students on Monday through Friday from 5:00pm through 10:00pm (faculty and staff starting at 3pm) and up to 20 parking spaces on Saturdays from 8:00am through 5:00pm in the St. Joseph’s Village parking lot. Parking spaces are available on a first-come first-serve basis. (You may enter the lot on Belmont Avenue west of Pulaski Road—see Parking Map on the reverse side. Students, faculty and staff will be expected to have a valid NEIU Level 2 parking decal to use this lot. We ask that you park on the south end of the employee parking area facing the fence. University faculty, students and staff are prohibited from parking in the front lot of St. Joseph’s Village. There will be no speeding, screeching of tires, peeling out etc. that could cause a disturbance to the residents or cause them to complain about NEIU. All vehicles must be removed each evening and are not to remain in the parking lot under any circumstances on an overnight basis. Vehicles left overnight may be towed at the expense of the owner. A security officer will monitor the lot and will guide you as you enter. This lot is also monitored by security cameras at St. Joseph’s Village. Please drive slowly and be courteous.
City of Chicago Streets
You may also park in city streets around the building but make sure you read the parking restrictions and feed the meters. Please do not park in the mini mall south of the building or your car will be towed. We recommend you plan to arrive early to find a spot. Here are some possible options:
• Pulaski Road (East side) – Between Barry and Belmont. No parking on weekdays between 4pm-6pm.
• Pulaski Road (West side) - Meter parking only.
• Barry Avenue – Southeast side of the NEIU-El Centro building.
• Springfield Ave – East of the NEIU-El Centro building.
Unfortunately, we have experienced incidents of vandalism and car break-ins in the area. Therefore, please make sure all of your valuables are out of sight in your trunk. Lock all doors and activate your car alarm. NEIU is not responsible for the damages
to your car. We have installed security cameras and more lights in the periphery of the building to deter future incidents. Also, when walking to your car, make sure you are not alone. If you need to be escorted to your car, please come to the front desk to make arrangements. As always, report any incidents to NEIU-El Centro staff immediately.
Emergency Phone Numbers
City of Chicago – 911
Non-Emergency Phone Numbers
NEIU Public Safety Office – 773-442-4100
NEIU-El Centro Campus – 773-442-4080
Revised: April 11, 20113