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All visitors—those people without an active Dominican Star Card (campus ID)—must register their presence at a Welcome and Information Desk (WID) location and receive a pass for the day. Guest lecturers and individuals invited to campus for the enrichment of classes must have sponsorship from program directors or deans. Current students, faculty and staff, please meet your guests at a WID location.

River Forest Campus

Main Campus

Dominican’s 30-acre main campus is located in River Forest, a beautiful suburb 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Classes are also offered at the Dominican Priory campus in River Forest as well as other sites in the Chicago area.

Dominican University is proud to be a tobacco-free campus.

Directions and Maps

7900 West Division Street, River Forest, Illinois 60305

Priory Campus

The Rose K. Goedert Center for Early Childhood Education is located at the Priory Campus.

Directions and Maps

7200 W. Division Street, River Forest, Illinois 60305

Campus Shuttle Service and Public Transportation

Dominican’s shuttle service runs Monday through Friday evenings. Public transportation options include CTA Bus #90 and Pace Route 307 and Route 318, which stop at the Priory campus.


Visitor parking is available as indicated on the attached campus map. Dominican students, faculty and staff who want to park their cars on campus need to purchase parking permits. Information can be found on MyDU.

Other Dominican Locations

University Center of Lake County

Offering Master of Social Work (MSW) courses. The School of Education, School of Information Studies, School of Social Work and College of Applied Social Sciences offer classes here.

Directions and Maps

Please visit University Center's website or call (847) 665-4000 for more information about directions to campus and parking policies.

1200 University Center Drive, Grayslake, Illinois 60030

Triton College

Programs offered are the BA in Legal Studies and the BA in Human Services.

Directions and Maps

Please visit Triton College's website or call (708) 456-0300 for more information about directions to campus and parking policies.

2000 Fifth Avenue, River Grove, Illinois 60171

Procedures Related to Visitors on Campus During Covid-19

Updated August 24, 2022

In accordance with guidelines from the CDC, masks are not required on campus. The university encourages members of our community and visitors to wear masks if that increases their level of comfort on campus.