Northeastern Illinois University is easy to find. It is located in a quiet residential neighborhood at 5500 North St. Louis Avenue, Chicago, Illinois. First-time visitors are encouraged to get a map and parking regulations from the Parking Office.
Please see Visitor and Vendor parking information to purchase a parking permit.
Special Events Access
If you plan to attend a special event during evening or weekend hours, please use the 3701 West Bryn Mawr or 3600 West Foster access roads to park in Lots D and F. You may enter the campus spaces via the Steinberg Fine Arts Center.
Getting To Northeastern
By Bus and "L" from Chicago's Loop
Take the Ravenswood (Brown Line) train to Kimball, and transfer to the CTA bus going north on Kimball. Get off at Bryn Mawr and walk two blocks west.
Take a Divvy bike to the sharing station near the corner of North St. Louis Avenue and West Balmoral Avenue or use one of the many bike racks on campus.
- From the North: Take 41 south to I-94 east and exit at Peterson east (41B). Proceed on Peterson to Pulaski and turn right (south). Take Pulaski south to Bryn Mawr and turn left (east) to the campus.
- From the Northwest: Take I-90 east to the Austin exit. At the stop sign, turn left and follow the street around to the light at Foster. Turn left (east) on Foster. Proceed on Foster past Pulaski and turn left onto the NEIU campus.
- From the West: Take I-88 east to I-290 east, to I-94 west. Exit Peterson east (41B). Proceed on Peterson to Pulaski and turn right (south). Take Pulaski south to Bryn Mawr and turn left (east) to the campus.
- From the South: Take I-94 west to Peterson and exit east. Proceed on Peterson to Pulaski and turn right (south). Take Pulaski to Bryn Mawr and turn left (east) to the campus.