Interested in giving your graduate flowers for graduation? Pre-order flowers with Grad Flowers and pick up on Sunday, May 6!

For UIC Dorin Forum information, please visit the venue site. You may also view the UIC Dorin Forum Map (pdf).

UIC Dorin Forum Bag and Metal Detector Policies

For safety reasons, bags, purses, backpacks and other large bags may not be permitted in the UIC Dorin Forum.  Bags must fit into a container 12″ x 6″ x 12″ in order to be permitted into the venue.  All graduates, guests, faculty and staff will also be asked to pass through a metal detector. Persons passing through the metal detectors will be asked to remove their phones, keys, coins, wallets, etc. A list of prohibited items includes:

  • Camera bags
  • Drawstring bags
  • Briefcases
  • Computer bags
  • Coolers, including thermos
  • Fanny packs
  • Luggage or any kind
  • Diaper bags
  • Bottles/Cans
  • Outside Food/Beverage
  • Noisemakers
  • Laser pointers
  • Mace
  • Weapons/Knives
Parking

All graduates receive one complimentary parking voucher. If you do not have a complimentary parking voucher, you will need to pay upon entry. $10.00 cash or credit card. Parking vouchers are accepted at the following lots:

  • HLPS Halsted/Taylor Parking Structure
    760 West Taylor Street
  • Lot 5 Morgan & Roosevelt Road
    1135 South Morgan Street
  • Lot 6 Halsted & Roosevelt Road
    1135 South Halsted Street
  • MSPS Maxwell Street Parking Structure
    701 West Maxwell Street
Directions
From the North
  • I-90 E/Kennedy Expy.
  • Take the Taylor St. exit: Exit 52A
  • Turn right on Taylor St. to access HSPS
  • Or continue straight onto S. Union Ave.
  • Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd. to access Lot 6
From the East
  • US41S/Edens Expy. becomes I-94 E
  • Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E
  • Take the Taylor St. exit: Exit 52A
  • Turn right on Taylor St. to access HSPS
  • Or continue straight onto S. Union Ave.
  • Turn right onto Roosevelt Rd. to access Lot 6
From the West
  • 290 E/Eisenhower Expy.
  • Route 1: Merge onto I-90 E/ I-94 E; follow route From the North
  • Route 2: Take the S. Racine Ave. exit: Exit 29A 
  • Travel straight on Congress Pkway.
  • Turn right onto S. Racine Ave.
  • Continue straight until Taylor St.; turn Left
  • HSPS: Continue straight.
  • Lot 5: Continue straight until Morgan St.; turn Right.
  • Lot 6: Continue straight until Halsted St.; turn Right.
From the South
  • I-94 W/Dan Ryan Expy.
  • Take Exit 52B toward Roosevelt Rd./Taylor St.
  • Continue straight onto Ruble St.
  • Turn left onto W. Roosevelt Rd.
  • HSPS & Lot 6: Continue straight until Halsted; turn Right.
  • Lot 5: Continue straight until Morgan St.; turn Right.
Local Hotels 

The Carleton of Oak Park
1110 Pleasant Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
(708) 848-5000
www.CarletonHotel.com

Harvey House Bed & Breakfast
107 S. Scoville Avenue
Oak Park, IL 60302
www.harveyhousebb.com

Comfort Suites O’Hare
4200 N. River Road
Schiller Park, IL 60176
Phone: (847) 233-9000
https://www.choicehotels.com/illinois/schiller-park/comfort-suites-hotels/il146?source=gyxt

Hampton Inn O’Hare
3939 N. Mannheim Road
Schiller Park, IL 60176
(847) 671-1700
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/hampton-inn-chicago-ohare-international-airport-CHIAPHX/index.html

Holiday Inn O’Hare
5615 N. Cumberland Avenue
Chicago, IL 606731
(773) 693-5800
www.hiohare.com

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Oakbrook Terrace
6 Transam Plaza Drive
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(630) 691-1500
www.CourtyardOakbrookTerrace.com

Hampton Inn Westchester
2222 Enterprise Drive
Westchester, IL 60154
(708) 409-1000
http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/illinois/hampton-inn-chicago-westchester-oak-brook-CHIWCHX/index.html

For more information about the River Forest and Oak Park Area, visit www.visitoakpark.com/Visitors

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